Category: Tutorials & Resources

Swales II

Friend and member of the SF Permaculture Guild Daniel Catalaa sent this update on his swale project. During the summer of last year I excavated numerous swales on my homestead and, with the higher-than-normal...

Swales

Swales

SFPG friend Daniel Catalaa sent us an update about his swale project: This last weekend I dug long swales at my homestead in Madera, near Fresno. It was fun to rent and operate and...

Growing Soil

A couple of weeks ago, I overheard a conversation at Hayes Valley Farm containing the words “Lactobacillus” and “compost”. As I am a fan of both of these things, I felt it was my...

Drilling-Bin

Make Your Own Worm Bin

In our Permaculture Design Course, we learned the quick and dirty method of making a worm bin — drill holes into a storage bin, fill it with ripped up newspaper, add worms and food...