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RESOURCE - Permaculture Torrent addresses

Hi there here are a list of permaculture resources on Torrents - Please dont ask me how torrents works (if you don't know) instead swap some veggies with an IT geak....

PERMACULTURE: A Designers… Continue

Posted on August 13, 2009 at 9:57am

RESOURCES - Links to interesting and credible permaculture dudes

Wikepedia on Permaculture

List of useful plants

Emilia Hazelip Videp to accompany the Synergistic Agriculture… Continue

Posted on August 13, 2009 at 9:00am

The crux of the Emma Hazelip System of no till argiculture (minus the blurb from the article)

The Four Principles Of Synergistic Agriculture

1. Keep the soil undisturbed and uncompacted.

2. Use the soil's self-fertility as fertilizer.

3. Integrate the litter zone with the agricultural soil profile.

4. Establish a partnership with beneficials to protect crops.

Raised beds are only needed where crops are harvested continually. For areas where produce is harvested once only, a good layer of mulch will he enough to protect the soil from… Continue

Posted on August 13, 2009 at 8:30am

RESOURCE - Pesticidal Flora, Fauna and Complimentary Insects

Insect-Repellant Plants

Basil -- Flies, Mosquitoes, Asparagus Beetle

Borage -- Tomato Worm

Calendula -- Asparagus Beetles, Tomato Worms

Catnip -- Ants, Aphids, Cockroaches, Flea Beetle, Japanese Beetles

Chrysanthemum -- Mexican Bean Beetle

Cosmos -- Mexican Bean Beetle

Coriander -- Aphids

Dandelion -- Colorado Potato Beetle

Dead Nettle -- Potato Beetle

Fennel -- Fleas

Flax -- Potato Beetle

Garlic -- Aphids, Apple Scab,… Continue

Posted on August 13, 2009 at 8:00am

RESOURCE - Complimentary/ Incompatibility List

Amaranth -- Corn, Onion, Potato

Angelica -- Incompatible with Dill

Anise -- Beans, Coriander /// Incompatible with Basil, Rue

Apple -- Chives /// Incompatible with: Potato

Asparagus -- Basil, Marigold, Nasturnium, Parsley, Tomato /// Incompatible with Mint, Onion

Basil -- Beans, Cabbage, Marigold, Pepper, Tomato -- Incompatible with Rue

Beans -- Beets, Borage, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Nasturnium, Petunia,… Continue

Posted on August 13, 2009 at 8:00am

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At 3:32am on June 10, 2009, Pete Russell said…
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