The Role Of Observation In Permaculture — TreeThinker.org

The first of the twelve design principles of permaculture is: Design & Interact – emphasising the importance of taking the time to understand the situation in which we are designing. via The Role Of Observation In Permaculture — TreeThinker.org

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Why Soil pH Matters and How to Measure It — Bee & Basil

Just like every living thing on Earth—including you—plants prefer their environment a certain way. Some, like peppers, like it hot and sunny. Others, like broccoli, like things a little more chilly. Some are drought tolerant, while others are forever needing to be watered. (It’s always the onions. Always.) But a factor that lots of new […]

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Growing setups for Fast Growing Plants — In Search Of Small Things

Freshly started bins of Pearcea hypocyrtifolia and various Pilea species. These are repotted every 3-6 months, and the process repeated ad infinitum. They seem to grow significantly better on fresh potting soil. After a desirable base number of plants is established, the repotting is done to maintain nice looking plants, not increase production. The larger […]

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Coal vs solar? No contest in China — Meeka’s Mind

The world is quickly abandoning coal, the dirtiest of fossil fuels. But that’s not the end of the road for coal mines—in many countries they’re coming back to life as solar farms. Over the weekend, the world’s biggest floating solar project began operating in the eastern Chinese city of Huainan, which accounted for nearly 20%…

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