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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

Natural Broad-Spectrum Herbicide Recipe (Wild-Foraged)

Chemical warfare isn’t something generally associated with plants – they are more associated with peace & serenity, harmony & working in community (the colour GREEN represents LOVE).  The truth is – just like people, not all of them are kind.  Taking a little time to observe what species are dominant & by how much can […]

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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

Permaculture Land Share – Property Rights Agreements & Environmental Stewardship

When it comes to where you live – is planet Earth nothing more than real estate?  As a permaculturalist, that is the question I’ve been considering over the past few years – as I search for the perfect land share agreement (which I intend to write myself).  To answer this question, I attended a course […]

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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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By Konrad Sroka

From Grassland To Food Forest

So how to we actually start from ground up? In this short video Ian Trew walks through various stages in establishing a food forest and explains the process of how we actually help to speed up changing grassland into food forest.   More Free Videos Check out the FREE Permaculture Introduction Course here: WATCH HERE […]

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By Konrad Sroka

How to start a Food Forest in Sub-Tropics

How to start a Food Forest In this video Ian Trew walks us through the steps on how to start a food forest in sub-tropics or tropics. In this example we’re using bananas to start our food forest. Bananas grow very quick and provide a lot of shade within the first 12 months of growth […]

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