Monthly Archives: May 2012

PERMACULTURE DESIGN: ZONING

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After speaking with your client and getting a clear idea of what they envision for their property, the first step of creating a permaculture design is to visit the site, examine the lay of the land, and consider the best … Continue reading

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SOIL SAMPLES: Determining pH & Nutrient Levels

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Part of the permaculture design I am creating for Rukmapura Park hotel includes community gardens; to be used by Rukmapura Village residents.  (The hotel is situated on the north west corner of Rukmapura Village; a 250 acre sub-division of Marharishi … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE COMPOST

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As part of my permaculture design for Rukmapura Park Hotel, I will create community garden plots and build compost bins nearby; I will then use those bins to make and store compost for the gardens. For those that don’t know, … Continue reading

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GREENHOUSES: GROWING EXTENSION VS. HARVEST EXTENSION

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My client has decided that he wants a practical,  easy to manage greenhouse that is also aesthetically pleasing.  Because the greenhouse is going to be on his hotel property, he would like something nicer than a simple, plastic grow tunnel. … Continue reading

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PERMACULUTRE DESIGN

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Yesterday I met with Chris Johnson–owner of Rukmapura Park Hotel, in Vedic City–to discuss plans of a permaculture design for his property.  The hotel is set on 250 acres of rolling hills, streams, woods and native prairie, and offers several … Continue reading

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