How to Dig Swales. Swales are an excellent technique in rainwater harvesting. They capture surface runoff and send it deep into the aquifer, both nourishing trees and reducing erosion. The berms beneath them make great fertile planting.
Herbs as Cash Crops. food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries import millions of dollars worth of herbs/botanicals from other countries that could be grown on struggling farms in our own country. It might be time to start farming "weeds"!
The site explains the construction and has great pictures .
Aquaponics System - Six types of hydroponic gardening systems Break-Through Organic Gardening Secret Grows You Up To 10 Times The Plants, In Half The Time, With Healthier Plants, While the Fish Do All the Work... And Yet... Your Plants Grow Abundantly, Taste Amazing, and Are Extremely Healthy
This is the third of a series of articles looking at design considerations for our Cold Climate Permaculture site using the Keyline Scale of Permanence as a organizing framework, as well as an informative read for anyone interested.