I look at the clock and it’s 1:30 am. Pitter. Patter
Pitter patter pitter pitter patter RUMMMBLE.
I jump out of bed and throw on my boots – no time for pants. I find my headlamp and open the camper door and look to the sky. Raindrops fall onto my glasses. I see lightning to the east.
What happens when you purchase 30 acres of completely raw land to develop into a permaculture homestead, live in an RV and discover your wife is pregnant two weeks after closing?
You take a deep breath, grab your tools and get to building a home – in-between hourly bouts of anxiety attacks, of course.
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Consultations are a 2 hour meeting on your site where we will look at the big picture issues, concerns and questions. They are a one on one opportunity to have a dialog about permacultures application to your land and life. Following the consultation you will be provided with topo maps and a land evaluation report providing an overview of our time together.
How do you choose the best location for your permaculture garden? Most people are aware that gardens, orchards and pasture have specific needs such as sun and water, but what else is there to consider to find the best location for a garden or farm on your land?
This is not that hard of a question to answer with some protracted observation and a handful of tools.
Have you ever lost a new chicken, within hours of bringing it home? Or spent the night searching with a spotlight for a pullet that didn’t come home to roost? Or most commonly, seen that one poor new chicken take the brunt of all the harassment?
I have a solution for you. Plus a FREE eBook at the end of this post.
Get a copy of the the powerpoint presentation from my October Peacefull Valley into to Permaculture Class.Download PDF Slideshow
Note: I lost the slide with the image credits so please be aware many of the illustrations and images are not mine and attributed elsewhere. I’ll post that list once I get it together.
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Our permaculture consult will give you a number of sustainable improvement ideas and directions for your home and property that can reduce costs, save you time, reduce work and improve the overall health of your property. This inherently will translate to an improved life for everyone living on the site.
As a Grass Valley permaculture consulting service the topic of drought mitigation is always important – especially with the current drought conditions we are experiencing in Northern California.
Mulching with organic matter has many benefits that make it worth while even without drought conditions and yet it is a simple and cheep action most anyone can use to reduce water use, water needs and water loss on any property. Read More