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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 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

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 Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

DIY Worm Farm – Vermicast, Worm-Juice, Soil Life & More!

Picture diary – building a worm-farm to collect vermicast & worm-juice.

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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 the 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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