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Water 1 30

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Here is the first in a series of images that follows the design process of building permaculture swales. This is preceded by an intro about ancient knowledge of patterns and what they left behind,

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Water 1 30

  1. 1. Water as a Solution<br />Catchment and Earthworks<br />
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  7. 7. Vision<br />Parkwalk Permaculture Project aims to collect all rainwater runoff for the purpose of cleansing the runoff while also providing water for associated plantings. We seek to store water mostly in the ground but also some in tanks.<br />
  8. 8. Observation<br />
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  10. 10. Assessment<br />
  11. 11. Assessment<br />
  12. 12. Conceptual Planning- finding contour with a frame<br />
  13. 13. Laser Level<br />
  14. 14. Bunyip Level<br />
  15. 15. Dumpy Level or Transit level<br />
  16. 16. Master Planning<br />
  17. 17. Design Implementation<br />
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  19. 19. Leveling the Bottom<br />
  20. 20. Re-evaluation<br />
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  22. 22. Cover Cropping<br />
  23. 23. Diverse seed mix<br />
  24. 24. Light mulching over the cover crop<br />
  25. 25. Addition of Organic matter and Biological inoculants<br />
  26. 26. Mollases water- teaspoon of molasses to 5 gallon (20 L) of water<br />
  27. 27. Coat Sheet mulching material with molasses water<br />
  28. 28. Prevent grass invasion with sheet mulching<br />
  29. 29. Create a fine mulch from wastes such as leaves<br />
  30. 30. Mulch Heavily<br />
  31. 31. Contour Brushpiles<br />

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