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Long Time Gone…

Under the current repressive legislature and state house here in Wisconsin, it has been hard to find positive things to say. The erosion of basic services and outright dereliction of duties exhibited by our Governor has only endeared him to … Continue reading

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Feedback Loops

One of the main skills that permaculture requires is using all of our senses to become aware of what the planet is telling us, what is available in abundance and what constitute various limiting factors. Some messages that we can … Continue reading

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The Fly in the Ointment

Permaculture is a misleading idea. Nothing on our planet is permanent. Simply look at maps of land masses over time. Time lapse photography, if we could do it over long enough periods, would make mountains look alive, being thrust up … Continue reading

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Using Seaweed in the Garden

Originally posted on Ventnor Permaculture:
If you live near the sea here are a few tips on utilising a valuable free resource for your garden. Seaweed is almost good as farmyard manure, although it is lower in phosphates but richer…

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Dissolution

It has become evident that our current system is not working. Rather than inciting riots, advocating the overthrow of our dominant power and control structures or encouraging people to tear down the systems of oppression abuse and neglect that we … Continue reading

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A Brief Musing On Ethics

Now, in this day and age, we seem to find plenty on anger, hostility, frustration and angst. We seem to be preoccupied by all things unethical, but it is easy to point fingers at what we see as wrong with … Continue reading

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Huglekulture

This year we are trying another method of sequestering carbon and it is supposed to conserve water and nutrients as well. Hugelcultur is burying wood under a layer of soil to create beds that are raised. This will not only … Continue reading

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