Permaculture Tips and Tricks

Welcome to Permaculture Tips and Tricks - please post your tips here Also feel free to post comments and let folks know if you like or dislike the tips and if they have been useful for you

Title Posted Bysort descending Teaser Posted Comments Edit link
Spend lots of time in the hammock.... Guest (not verified) Observing is a key principle of Permaculture. I've found that the best observing is done from a hammock. Spend as much time as possible in the hammock!read more 07/12/2009 0
Nine tips for chemical-free home weed control Kirsten By Travis W. Gannon, Ph.D., and Fred H. Yelverton, Ph.DWeed Science Society of AmericaIf you're taking a chemical-free approach to home weed control, you've most likely discovered it can be a real...read more 08/4/2013 0
Observe from your hammock Guest (not verified) Spend lots of time in the shade in your hammock! You can really get a good sense for how nature does things..read more 08/16/2009 0
Always add vitamins and electrolytes to water for newly hatched chicks! Kirsten Always add vitamins and electrolytes to water for newly hatched chicks. If they don't receive enough vitamin E in the first 8 weeks, or so, their brains may not develop properly; they may exhibit...read more 07/21/2013 0
Homemade Mosquito (or Fly) Catcher Kirsten Found this on facebook..Modern technology has brought us many benefits, including mosquito traps that cost hundreds of dollars, but sometimes we overlook simple solutions to difficult challenges such...read more 08/11/2013 0
Top 9 plants you can't kill in Texas Kirsten Birds & Blooms — America's # 1 Bird & Garden Magazine — has compiled a list of the top nine plants for Texas that are not only tough as nails, but pretty, too! So turn your black thumb into a...read more 07/25/2013 0
Use the Sun To Heat Water for Washing jnazak Using a large, thin-walled black pot, you can have hot water in a couple of hours on a sunny day, even without a solar oven. (And with the solar oven, it is even quicker.) Water-heating is one of the...read more 01/9/2013 0
Solar Cooking Tips jnazak The solar oven is sort of like a crock pot that needs no electricity! You can slow-cook all sorts of dishes in it -- meat, fish, vegetables, rice. You can also bake cookies and bread. But the solar...read more 01/10/2013 0
Fire Ant Control selwyn's picture
selwyn
Here are some interesting ideas for fire ant control in the back yard:From Dale Barnard:I had billions of fire ants throughout a compost pile and tried all the liquids mentioned, from boiling water...read more 05/12/2014 0
Chickens for newbies selwyn's picture
selwyn
Check out this cool video for newbie chicken owners at http://www.groworganic.com/omega-3-chicken-forage-blend-irrigated.htmlShe does a really nice job of summarizing how to get started with chickens...read more 05/3/2013 0

Pages