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Permaculture for Father's Day

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I just wanted to share what my kids did for me for Father's Day today, because I'm moved by their love and connection to me, but I mention it here because it's all about permaculture.

I work full time, but in my spare time I'm trying to develop the house and garden and surrounding land using permaculture principles.

So after a very nice brunch, they presented me with:

My daughter even provided me with a quarter for flipping. So I flipped the quarter and for either heads or tails, there was a choice of project, things like these:

(These were all individual slips of paper. They only appear together because I scanned them that way.)

On the back of each project slip were things like:

So we'd visit the specified area of the property and do the activity, then flip again and do the next, until we'd done all ten of them. And apparently I won the game, because:

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Sounds like you've got some great kids and that you're also doing a great job inspiring them to have a love for these things as well.

Happy Father's Day!
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Wow, I am really impressed! You must have teached your kids a lot about permaculture. Lovely family!
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