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Podcast 087 – Replacing Irrigation with Permaculture  RSS feed

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In this must-listen podcast, Paul talks about the downsides of irrigation, and how it can actually harm soil quality. He gives several examples of people around the world using plant choices and earthworks to help the landscape hold water, including sepp holzer, geoff lawton, Willie Smits, and Bill Mollison. In this podcast, you'll learn about how trees can bring back creeks, as well as the value of terracing and reducing wind, and using swales to help a landscape hold water.

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