Permaculture16 Videos

DAY 19 – PERMACULTURE 10 – JOHN TURNER

John Turner explains his permaculture garden and how plants and design fit together to create an efficient food garden. Companion plants are used to build a community of plants that interact with one another in a beneficial fashion. In permaculture we talk of forming an affinity. There is a mutual benefit between plants and animals […]

DAY 19 – PERMACULTURE 9 – JOHN TURNER

Today the theme is how to plant a fruit tree. Permaculture involves careful planning and thinking ahead, as well as utilizing all the materials that you have at hand. Fruit has been part of people’s foraging for millennia. Fruit trees are long-term growers. It takes five years to get a fruit tree from bud to […]

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 2 – PERMACULTURE 4 – SOIL FOR LIFE – PART 2

In this episode from the University of Earth we visit a wonderful vegetable and botanical farmer who has been growing an excellent array of vegetables in his very own permaculture grounds. A previous worker for John Turner, this farmer has detailed knowledge on how plants and vegetable are growing and what soil he uses. The […]

DAY 2 – PERMACULTURE 3 – SOIL FOR LIFE – PART 1

This video from the University of Earth sees the team speaking with the ex-gardener of John Turner and we learn about the wonderful permaculture project that he is working on. The permaculture idea is to really import the organic lifestyle into the home and actually integrate nature fully into your way of life. To add […]

DAY 1 – PERMACULTURE 2 – TOOLS

Which tool to use to grow your own food on a planet with a rapidly changing climate? We have a look at the tools most necessary to grow your own food. John Turner takes us through the tools. Irrespective of the tools which you use, your hands are still the best tools, and a tool […]

DAY 6 – ANIMAL FARMING 2

The lambs get tattoed in their ear from stock theft and legal purposes but that’s the only intervention. For stud cattle that option is also allowed. The lambs have never been dosed or treated. They have just been sucking on their mothers, and are now being weaned. They received some funding to buy plant material and […]