Permaculture

Story Title: Permaculture
Episode: 5
Broadcast Date: 20th April 2013
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Trevor visits a Facebook friend who is passionate about living sustainably and lives and breathes permaculture.

Setting up a Permaculture Garden

  • Take into consideration your solar orientation use the sun's energy
  • The garden is divided into zones: livestock, vegetables fruit and flowers, living and recreation and utility areas
  • The garden recycles nutrients, food scraps and vegetation using worm farms, compost systems, chickens and rabbits
  • Observing and interacting with nature is key to learning what works best in Permaculture
  • The high density planting system is suitable to urban gardens

Contact
For more information on permaculture check out
http://www.permacultureday.org

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