“A swale is a water harvesting trench, dug usually on a contour line.” That’s the technical definition- it tells you as much as a definition of the horse as a four legged animal does about that splendid beast. Between the time I read of swales in Bill Mollison’s Permaculture Designer’s Manual in 2006 and actually … Continue reading Falling in love with swales
An article on swales has just been published elsewhere on this site.
The inappropriately named Banana Circle is a good way to manage waste, make compost and grow food
It was an honour and a pleasure to welcome Aviram and Yorit of Sadhana Forest, Auroville along with 27 students of a Permaculture Design Course.
One doesn’t look at the backyard until after having gazed afar.
Information for nursery practice.
Some months ago, I Twittered “july, 09 is hottest in 40 years. rainfall is 10% of the average; just 20mm. pointReturn is reeling under the drought”. That was about the SW monsoon. Now the NE monsoon appears to be poor as well.
This itinerant permaculturist arrived from nowhere and has since contributed greatly
On Sep 27, 2009 the new pavilion was consecrated. A homam was performed by the local priest between 4.30 and 5.30am.
The logic and compulsions of buying an expensive machine like a mini excavator.