DAY 11 – PERMACULTURE 8

This episode of University of the Earth is a permaculture fuelled exploration into the beauty of the botanical. Full of interesting facts and featuring the wonderful John Turner we get some very interesting insights into how to grow plants optimally and the requirements of doing so.   Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered […]

DAY 11 – PERMACULTURE 7

Judy: Plants have a need for certain temperatures. Why? John: Germination on plants is very temperature dependent in many cases. I don’t have any summer season plants here. The example that was requested earlier of a chili. A chili requires a minimum of 16 Degrees Celsius, more like 18 to 20 to germinate satisfactorily. So the […]

DAY 11 – PERMACULTURE 6

Bululani: What plants can withstand to be planted directly outside on the ground which doesn’t need necessary conditions? John: That is a good question and an area we are going to look at shortly. There would be a whole lot of plants. One of the fundamentals in permaculture is to know your elements, and there would be a […]

DAY 11 – PERMACULTURE 5

John: I’ve often got the question that people want to start plants at home and how do you go about it. There are a lot of issues involved actually, and there’s often a fear which is one of the things that is heard and a notion if you like that people are having difficulties with […]