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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Loving Nature, Natural Building & All Things Permaculture!

The “Health And Awareness Tree” (HAAT) was created By Hannah Bruzova.  In her words… My mission and intention is to provide a forum for us to share and inspire one another with information about health and well being.  Also inspirational quotes and images that are uplifting for the soul. I love the ability we have […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

DIY Worm Farm

The first thing I noticed was the loose, dry soil: To garden in this is going to be a nightmare!  It needs something absorbent, which will knit the particles together & keep the water in.  Humus is just the thing.  But how do I make that?  Well, that’s created by soil life which breakdown organic […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

How to Test Drinking Water – Permaculture Safety Tips

Water quality is dependent on: The water source: Town water. Rainwater. Bore water. Dam water. Water transport & storage: Pipes to storage. Storage container material & cleanliness. Pipes from storage.   Other factors to consider: Regularity in which it is topped up. Open/closed to contamination. Cross contamination. Heated/cooled during the day (growth of organisms, physico-chemical […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

WILD-FORAGED LILLY PILLY MEADE

This recipe was modified from Stephen Harrod Buhner’s “Sacred & Herbal Healing Beers” (Pub: 1998 by Brewer’s Publications, Colorado.)   Collection: I came across these Lilly Pilly Trees (Syzygium smithii) by chance, so classify them as wild foraged.  I collected from multiple trees around December (Summer’s peak) when masses of berries were ripe.  I found […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

WILD-FORAGED LILLY PILLY MEADE

This recipe was modified from Stephen Harrod Buhner’s “Sacred & Herbal Healing Beers” (Pub: 1998 by Brewer’s Publications, Colorado.)   Collection:   We are earthlings too.  Thus, when a plant uses humans as a transport vector – it may be considered ‘wild’.  In this sense, when we choose Lilly Pilly Trees (Syzygium smithii) which are […]

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