Ldb Permacultura_Crouch 02

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Ldb Permacultura_Crouch 02

  1. 1. Nitrogen Fixing Plants
  2. 2. Bacteria ‘nodules’ growing on roots of Nitrogen Fixing plant • • Fungus is the glue of the soil. 90% of plants have an association with a mychorrizal fungi
  3. 3. Use of Biological Resources Chicken Tractor Weeding Fertilizing Tilling
  4. 4. Dill- Umbelliferous Family Daisy-Aster Family with Lady Bugs Biological ResourcesBeneficial Insects
  5. 5. Energy Cycling Source To Sink
  6. 6. Small Scale Intensive 20 million Victory Gardens in 1943 They were producing 41% of the vegetables being consumed in the USA
  7. 7. Food Not Lawns A house with two cars, a dog, and a lawn uses more resources and energy than a village of 2000 Africans.
  8. 8. Natural Forest Diversity Forest Gardening
  9. 9. Forest Gardening
  10. 10. Avocado-Canopy ComfreyHerbaceous ElderberrySub Canopy
  11. 11. Currants-Shrub Layer Purslane-Ground Cover SunchokePassion Fruit- Vine Rhizosphere
  12. 12. Time and Plant Stacking
  13. 13. Time and Plant Stacking
  14. 14. Time and Plant Stacking
  15. 15. Time and Plant Stacking
  16. 16. Time and Plant Stacking
  17. 17. Time and Plant Stacking
  18. 18. Time and Plant Stacking
  19. 19. Time and Plant Stacking
  20. 20. Time and Plant Stacking
  21. 21. Time and Plant Stacking
  22. 22. Acceleratin g Succession
  23. 23. Orchard with swale and N2 fixers
  24. 24. Edible Landscaping- Diversity Calcium levels about ten times as much as banana or apple PawPawAsimina triloba
  25. 25. Edible Landscaping High Vitamin C Content Corneilian CherryCornus mas
  26. 26. Edible Landscaping Saskatoon BerryAmelanchier alnifolia Higher levels of protein, fat, and fiber than most other fruit
  27. 27. Edible Landscaping Remarkable high antioxidant activity Black ChokeberryAronia melanocarpa
  28. 28. Edible Landscaping Hardy kiwiActinidia polygama Rich in Antioxidants Vitamin E content twice that of Avocado and 60% of calories
  29. 29. Providing Physical Shelter (PPS) Providing Nutrients (PN) Assist in Pest Control (APC) Guild Design Reducing Root Competition (RRC)
  30. 30. Central Element- Paw Paw Cana Lily- PN, APC, PPS, RRC, ED Echinecea- APC, MD Comfrey- PN, APC, RRC, PPS, ED, MD Horseradish- PN, PPS, ED Jerusalem Artichoke- PN, APC, RRC, PPS, ED Goats Rue- PN, PPS, ED
  31. 31. Edge Effect
  32. 32. Edge Effect
  33. 33. Least Change for Greatest Affect
  34. 34. •Cover Cropping Don’t fight the weeds, grow the weeds !
  35. 35. •Mulching Feeds Soil Organisms Regulates Soil Temperature and Humidity Protects from Erosion
  36. 36. Tree Crops
  37. 37. Urban Permaculture
  38. 38. The Design Process
  39. 39. Contact Doug @ cdoug_e@hotmail.com and visit his website at www.treeyopermaculture.wordpress.com/

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