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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Using Soil Tinctures to = “Feed The Soil, Not The Plant”.

Healthy plants look great, produce high quality produce, repel pests (via volatile organic compounds) & more.  To sustain health, they require a wide range of nutrients, much more than NPK – nitrogen, phosphorus & potassium.  The basic nutrients (biochemical sequence) are used in the order… Boron, which activates: Silicon, which carries all other nutrients, starting […]

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By Konrad Sroka

Next residential PDC course on the Sunshine Coast, Australia, August 2020

Thought about doing a residential PDC course this year? The next 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate course: 21 Aug – 01 Sep, 2020. The PDC course is run at the Noosa Forest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD Australia. PDC teachers: Ian Trew and Christina Laurikainen Exciting guest presenters on specialty topics like urban permaculture […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Insight Into Permaculture Communities, the ‘Permaculture Design Certificate’ (PDC) Course & Work-Exchange (WWOOF).

How to develop an idea, business or property by teaching permaculture…with little or no money. That’s if you don’t choose a free-living lifestyle & become a world traveller instead!

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Are These Potent Inhibitors of Coronavirus in Your Kitchen Garden?

In this post, we use peer-reviewed journal articles to understand how a collection of edible plants help generate immunity to coronavirus (COVID-19) & other serious viruses.

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Free Electricity from Compost – DIY Earth Battery.

Bacteria produce electricity. This article explains how they do it & shows you what you need to produce free electricity from compost, garden soil, potted plants, wormfarms, greywater systems, blackwater systems, aquatic plants…bacteria!

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

The Golden Spiral & it’s Application in Natural Building ∞ DIY Wood-Fired Pizza & Hot Smoking Earth Oven

How to PLAN, BUILD & USE a wood-fired oven with locally sourced natural materials.

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

What is Permaculture & How Can it Meet Our Needs?

A collaborative brainstorm exploring how permaculture helps meet needs.

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By Konrad Sroka

Next Residential Permaculture Course (PDC) at Noosa Forest Retreat – March 2019

Thought about doing a residential PDC course this year? The next 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate course: 22 March – 02 April 2019 MORE INFO & BOOKING Where? The PDC course is run at the Noosa Forest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD Australia. Cutting Edge Permaculture Learn cutting edge permaculture from a team of […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Loving Nature, Natural Building & All Things Permaculture!

What’s one of the most fascinating things you’ve learned in your teaching Permaculture & Natural Building?

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By Konrad Sroka

Next 12-Day Residential PDC Course November 2018

The residential 12-day PDC course at Noosa Forest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD Australia.

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By Konrad Sroka

Next Residential PDC Course – Aug 2018 – by Noosa Forest Retreat

Thought about doing a residential PDC course this year? The next 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate course: 17-28 August 2018. The PDC course is run at the Noosa Forest Retreat in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD Australia.   PDC teachers: Ian Trew and Christina Laurikainen Exciting guest presenters on specialty topics like fungi, urban permaculture and […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Owning, Renting or Sharing – What Are My Rights & How to Create A Land-Share Agreement.

EARTH FOR SALE = US$228 trillion. Putting a price on life, defining property rights & creating land-share agreements.

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

How to be a permaculture educator…

ARE YOU A PERMACULTURE PRESENTER – OR THINKING ABOUT BECOMING ONE? …some tips to help you along.   Use your textbook – “Permaculture – A Designer’s Manual” by Bill Mollison. That is what it is there for – don’t try to rewrite permaculture, just modify it to reflect your community.  Use this book as your […]

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