I just dropped the price of
the permaculture playing cards
for a wee bit.

 

 

uses include:
- infecting brains with permaculture
- convincing folks that you are not crazy
- gift giving obligations
- stocking stuffer
- gambling distraction
- an hour or two of reading
- find the needle
- find the 26 hidden names

clickity-click-click

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Valerie Zutavern
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So a while back I found a playlist on youtube that had 72 hours of video from a Bill Mollison/geoff lawton PDC course. It was pretty awesome, but it has since been removed. During the series Bill was talking about how trees are rated in different categories (being true to seed was one of them, I think) and very rarely there is a tree that excels in all categories and there was a term for it. He went on to talk about how he knew a guy that had one of those trees and he sold individual acorns for $$$. Does anyone know what I'm talking about, know any more info, or where I could find said trees?
 
Caroline Rodgers
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I think trees are usually heterozygous, so maybe the "master tree" was homozygous for all the desired characteristics?  That's the only thing that comes to mind
 
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Howdy Valerie,

I remember what you're talking about, and I'm pretty sure it's somewhere in this lecture series.

Bill being the master of digression that he was though, I couldn't tell you where specifically it's at, but I remember the discussion.
 
Hey, sticks and stones baby. And maybe a wee mention of my stuff:
Permaculture Playing Cards by Paul Wheaton and Alexander Ojeda
https://permies.com/wiki/57503/digital-market/digital-market/Permaculture-Playing-Cards-Paul-Wheaton
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