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A detailed review of sepp holzer's book Permaculture:A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening.

The team went through it a few pages at a time, and recorded an exhaustive review of the book.



Book summary from Amazon.com:

sepp holzer farms steep mountainsides in Austria 1,500 meters above sea level. His farm is an intricate network of terraces, raised beds, ponds, waterways and tracks, well covered with productive fruit trees and other vegetation, with the farmhouse neatly nestling amongst them. This is in dramatic contrast to his neighbors' spruce monocultures.In this book, Holzer shares the skill and knowledge acquired over his lifetime. He covers every aspect of his farming methods, not just how to create a holistic system on the farm itself, but how to make a living from it. Holzer writes about everything from the overall concepts, down to the practical details.In sepp holzer's Permaculturereaders will learn:

• How he sets up a permaculture system
• The fruit varieties he has found best for permaculture growing
• How to construct terraces, ponds, and waterways
• How to build shelters for animals and how to work with them on the land
• How to cultivate edible mushrooms in the garden and on the farm and much more!

Holzer offers a wealth of information for the gardener, smallholder or alternative farmer yet the book's greatest value is the attitudes it teaches. He reveals the thinking processes based on principles found in nature that create his productive systems. These can be applied anywhere.

Purchase this series of 21 podcasts in one big gob.


Podcast #s: 074, 080, 081, 082, 083, 105, 125, 126, 127, 132, 133, 141, 142, 146, 147, 148, 150, 151, 152, 153 and 237.

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Can someone help me?  I have tried to download the 21 podcast review.  I never get through the download without it saying "the download was interrupted".  I've tried various times of the day but never get past about 15-20% before an error message.  Is there a way I can download these one at a time to my windows media player?
 
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Dean Howard wrote:Can someone help me?  I have tried to download the 21 podcast review.  I never get through the download without it saying "the download was interrupted".  I've tried various times of the day but never get past about 15-20% before an error message.  Is there a way I can download these one at a time to my windows media player?


Dean,

As a zip file, it is pretty big.  Perhaps your browser has a plugin for enhanced downloads?  This sort of plugin can resume downloads after interruptions.
 
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I downloaded WinZip anew and it worked like a champ.  Thanks Paul!
 
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