Hello, readers! I am a new guest writer on Josh’s blog. My name is David Dornbrack. I am originally from Cape Town, South Africa, and I am planning to move to the Southwest Houston area early in 2018. Continue reading “Introduction to series: Permacultural Perspectives”
Welcome to a new series on the blog!
I will be sending out alerts to those who would like info on gardening by the moon.* What is gardening by the moon? Why would I want to do that?
The Phases of the Moon
The moon has four phases or quarters lasting about seven days each. Continue reading “Gardening by the Moon – November 3, 2017”
Have you ever heard of a banana circle? It was a recent discovery of mine and one I wondered about for quite some time before deciding to actually install one myself. Bananas are cheap so I figured it would be best to dedicate the room to other types of fruit trees instead of bananas that only produce once and then die. However, there are many benefits to having a banana circle that may entice you to consider one or more into your permaculture design.
Today I want to talk to you about a wonderful type of planting arrangement for your culinary herbs. If you are into permaculture but you have no idea where to start, this is the absolute best thing you can do to get started! By the way, if you have no idea what permaculture is, you can find out by clicking here.
When studying permaculture, but before taking my actual design course, I thought that permaculture was mainly about food forests and chicken tractors. If you don’t know what those are, I encourage you to take a look into them. However, now I am beginning to understand a much bigger system.