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Introduction to Permaculture

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A look inot the histroy of Permaculture adn its roots. Then a look into the state of the world very briefly. Following that an examination of each of the principles laid out by Bill Mollison in the book Introduction to Permaculture. Finally ending with a few pictures that provide looks into Permaculture Management techniques reflecting these design principles.

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Introduction to Permaculture

  1. 1. Permaculture Design
  2. 2. What is Permaculture? " “ Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.” By Bill Mollison
  3. 3. Permaculture is the harmonious integration of all life kingdoms into agriculturally productive ecosystems and socially just environments, producing sound economic consequences. It’s a design science reflecting patterns in Nature that seeks to build interconnections allowing for energy efficiency and abundance of yield.
  4. 4. The Design Process
  5. 5. Bill Mollison and David Holmgren 1978 Landmark publication Permaculture One begins movement
  6. 6. Bill’s Inspirations
  7. 7. Huge Monocultures No Diversity- Globalization
  8. 8. FOREST
  9. 9. FIELD
  10. 10. PLOW
  11. 11. DESERT
  12. 12. Which way will we go??
  13. 13. Design Science “ A beneficial assembly of components in their proper relationships”
  14. 17. In commerce
  15. 18. zones ...the greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone. Hence the futility of revolutionaries who have no gardens, who depend on the very system they attack, and who produce words and bullets, not food and shelter." - Bill Mollison
  16. 20. Permaculture Principles
  17. 21. Relative Location- Making Interrelationships
  18. 22. Multiple Functions for Every Element Mulberry Tree: Shade Forage Food Nutrient absorber Protection Soil Builder Entertainment
  19. 23. Multiple Elements for Every Function ( slow and sink water) Rain Garden Rain Cisterns
  20. 24. SWALES Swales are water harvesting ditches and mounds on contour .
  21. 25. Chinampas: Reconstructed Wetlands Ditch and Mound Increase land increase water Increase productivity
  22. 26. Contour Hedgerow
  23. 27. DAMS GABIONS
  24. 28. Keyline Design
  25. 29. GreyWater
  26. 30. Energy Efficient Planning
  27. 31. zones Zone- Placing Elements in our Design based on Intensity of Use
  28. 32. Sector Analysis - Mapping wild, oncoming energies Wind (Summer and Winter) Sun (Summer and Winter) Noise Pollution View Wildlife Fire
  29. 34. Nitrogen Fixing Plants
  30. 35. Bacteria ‘nodules’ growing on roots of Nitrogen Fixing plant <ul><li>Fungus is the glue of the soil. </li></ul><ul><li>90% of plants have an association with a mychorrizal fungi </li></ul>
  31. 37. Use of Biological Resources Chicken Tractor Weeding Fertilizing Tilling
  32. 39. <ul><li>Dill- Umbelliferous Family </li></ul><ul><li>Daisy-Aster Family with Lady Bugs </li></ul>Biological Resources- Beneficial Insects
  33. 40. Energy Cycling Source To Sink
  34. 42. Small Scale Intensive 20 million Victory Gardens in 1943 They were producing 41% of the vegetables being consumed in the USA
  35. 43. Food Not Lawns A house with two cars, a dog, and a lawn uses more resources and energy than a village of 2000 Africans.
  36. 45. Diversity Natural Forest Forest Gardening
  37. 46. Forest Gardening
  38. 47. Avocado-Canopy Comfrey-Herbaceous Elderberry-Sub Canopy
  39. 48. Currants-Shrub Layer Sunchoke-Rhizosphere Purslane-Ground Cover Passion Fruit- Vine
  40. 49. Time and Plant Stacking
  41. 50. Time and Plant Stacking
  42. 51. Time and Plant Stacking
  43. 53. Time and Plant Stacking
  44. 54. Time and Plant Stacking
  45. 55. Time and Plant Stacking
  46. 56. Time and Plant Stacking
  47. 57. Time and Plant Stacking
  48. 58. Time and Plant Stacking
  49. 59. Time and Plant Stacking
  50. 60. Accelerating Succession
  51. 61. Orchard with swale and N2 fixers
  52. 62. Edible Landscaping- Diversity Calcium levels about ten times as much as banana or apple Paw Paw- Asimina triloba
  53. 63. Edible Landscaping Corneilian Cherry- Cornus mas High Vitamin C Content
  54. 64. Edible Landscaping Saskatoon Berry- Amelanchier alnifolia Higher levels of protein, fat, and fiber than most other fruit
  55. 65. Edible Landscaping Black Chokeberry- Aronia melanocarpa Remarkable high antioxidant activity
  56. 66. Edible Landscaping Hardy kiwi- Actinidia polygama Rich in Antioxidants Vitamin E content twice that of Avocado and 60% of calories
  57. 68. Guild design
  58. 69. Edge Effect
  59. 70. Edge Effect
  60. 71. Protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labor Least Change for Greatest Affect
  61. 72. Don’t fight the weeds, grow the weeds ! <ul><li>Cover Cropping </li></ul>
  62. 73. <ul><li>Mulching </li></ul>Feeds Soil Organisms Regulates Soil Temperature and Humidity Protects from Erosion
  63. 74. Tree Crops
  64. 75. <ul><li>Urban Permaculture </li></ul>
  65. 77. The Design Process

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