permaculture

How to build your house with mud? "The roundhouse" a natural building project at Gaia Ashram

How to build your house with mud? "The roundhouse" a natural building project at Gaia Ashram

Want to know how to build a tiny house made out of mud-bricks or other natural materials. This article and the video shows all the stages we went through to build our first mud brick house, following the tiny house principles. It is a reflection on the process building a tiny house (40sqm plus outdoor kitchen) within 11 months from March 2018 to January 2019.

How to prepare a garden bed for vegetable growing? 10 steps for healthy soil and a better harvest

How to prepare a garden bed for vegetable growing? 10 steps for healthy soil and a better harvest

Starting the vegetable season with a well-prepared garden bed will support the vegetable growth and reduce your maintenance effort. This article showcases how to prepare a garden bed in 10 steps; no matter if you are a gardener or a small-scale farmer.

What is the optimal garden bed to grow vegetables? These 6 beds follow the natural farming & permaculture principles.

What  is  the  optimal  garden  bed  to  grow  vegetables? These 6 beds follow the natural farming & permaculture principles.

The optimal garden bed for your specific framework conditions will help you to increase your vegetable harvest, enrich soil fertility and reduce the amount of maintenance over the years. This article guides you through 5 different ways of creating a garden bed for vegetable growth.  

How to create an ideal site for growing vegetables?

How to create an ideal site for growing vegetables?

A well-designed and managed vegetable garden can produce a lot of food, even on a small plot of land. This article explores the 7 key success factors for growing vegetables for temperate and tropical climate and gives recommendations how to manage each factor.

1,000sqm Permaculture Design example in temperate climate

1,000sqm Permaculture Design example in temperate climate

Permaculture in Hannover, Germany. Permaculture design example of a 1,000 sqm land in a temperate climate. The results include design, sector analysis, zoning, analysing & connecting components and the first steps of implementation.

Permaculture design in northern Germany

Permaculture design in northern Germany

Permaculture in Hannover, Germany. Design practice of a 1,000 sqm small-scale land in a temperate climate. Learn about the challenges of slopes and narrow properties and see if a tropical Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) valid in a temperate climate.