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Pollinator-friendly permaculture garden: 8 simple plants that Inspire

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Creating habitat and biodiversity are on the short list for any permaculture effort – both provide for ecological resilience, bring beneficial life forms to the ecosystem and thus support the work of creating of a sustainable setting. And so much permaculture work takes place in the garden, in a food forest, on the land – where pollinator-friendly plantings support the vision of a vibrant, life-promoting place!

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Permaculture Tips: Restoring Biodiversity

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Permaculture demonstration farm, Lots of Life in One Place, is the location for this how-to video. Learn how to use permaculture approach for restoring biodiversity on your land with naturalizing perennial plants that attract pollinators, offer habitat and forage and build soils.

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Basic Tea Plants for a Permaculture Garden

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Scott Pittman of the Permaculture Institute tours his garden and shows some of the basic herbs that can be included in just about any permaculture setting as tea plants.

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Tea Garden: 5 More Easy Favorites

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Growing herbs for tea seems to be the easiest way to put something edible on your table, even in the most limited gardening setting. Most herbs for tea are also ornamental, and/or perennial – they draw beneficial insects, and offer aesthetic interest for those in your surroundings not interested in growing your own food.

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Teaching Permaculture as if it Mattered

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Scott Pittman teaching permaculture

The Permaculture Diploma in Education is the most difficult one to earn. It is difficult because one has to know the enormous wealth of permaculture material from soup to nuts.  One has to have competence in all the various methods and techniques of implementation of the Permaculture Design – for a site, community, project or any other application.  It is not enough to read all the books, get all the plant lists, assemble handouts, provide […]

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A Permaculture Language

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A Permaculture Language

Permanent (adj.): lasting, enduring, abiding. Culture (noun): the beliefs, practices, arts, social forms and processes of people in a particular place and time. Language (noun): the method of communication, spoken or written, of people in a particular place and time. This blog is about communicating a lastingness of people, place, and time. While nothing lasts forever, it’s fairly defeatist to start from that perspective to build the world we want to live in. The antidote […]

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