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Permaculture Soils

An EcoFilms production
in association with Geoff Lawton


immage borrowed from here

Summary

Geoff will take you through every step of the process and explain in detail how to do it yourself. From Compost creation to larger Kitchen Gardens and then to broad acre farming – this is the future of biological agriculture.

Subjects covered:

Biodiversity and Compost
– Designing a Kitchen Garden
– Worm Farms
– Duck Ponds
– Using Chickens in a Food Forest
– Pasture Management
– Cell Grazing
– Fungi
– Soil Re-mineralization Strategies
– Compost Teas
– Soil Tests you can do yourself
– Ripping the Soil
– How to build an Instant Garden

and many more Permaculture design techniques are revealed in this unique film.


Trailer



Related Podcasts

The Paul Wheaton and Geoff Lawton Library of podcasts

Paul Wheaton Permaculture Podcast #089 Interview with Geoff Lawton Part 1

Paul Wheaton Permaculture Podcast #090 Interview with Geoff Lawton Part 2

Paul Wheaton Permaculture Podcast #195 Geoff Lawton on his Food Forests DVD

Paul Wheaton Permaculture Podcast #227 Spreading Permaculture with Geoff Lawton Part 1

Paul Wheaton Permaculture Podcast #228 Spreading Permaculture with Geoff Lawton Part 2

Related Websites

GeoffLawton.com
Permaculture Research Institute of Australia Website
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I give this DVD 10 out of 10 acorns.

I have watched this DVD two years ago, while doing online PDC with Geoff. Since then, I have returned to it a few times to refresh my memory. Geoff presents several useful methods that I have copied and used in my homestead. Some of those I use very often, like compost tea preparations and worm farm. This DVD is just loaded with useful information. It emphasizes feeding soils over feeding plants and it shows how to do it in a number of ways. There are tips useful for urban gardener and large scale farmer alike. I strongly recommend this DVD to those who start their adventures in the garden, homestead, or farm.
 
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At the risk of being a party pooper, Geoff's team still sells this video and might look poorly on the Permies community for encouraging pirates.
 
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Rudy Valvano wrote:At the risk of being a party pooper, Geoff's team still sells this video and might look poorly on the Permies community for encouraging pirates.



We cannot tell if Geoff approved of this or not. It is on youtube - and youtube is really good about respecting copyright claims.

 
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Very interested in using compost to heat showers--anyone have more detailed info on how piping is configured within pile, what type of pipe is used, generally how the system is set up, etc?
 
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About 1:18:00 he explains adding trace minerals to the farm ecosystem by adding them to the animal feed. I brought this up in the discussion of nutrient deficiencies when trying to produce all your own food. We did this with our goat herd in the 1950's. I believe that boost in nutrient density from age 10 into my 20's had a strong effect on my current health and longevity.
 
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I give this DVD 10 out of 10 acorns!

Permaculture Soils is a wonderful DVD going over soil biology, ecology, and how soils can be improved with permaculture techniques! Geoff Lawton does it again with his easy to understand teaching style and fantastic videography!
 
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