Great Lakes Permaculture Portal

Welcome to the watershed!

Category: site design

Building Better Plant Guilds with Dan Halsey: GLPPodcast

basic fruit tree guild design

Dan Halsey, director of PRI-USA, Head Designer at Southwoods Permaculture, and co-author of Integrated Forest Gardening, sat down with us to talk about designing guilds and the Natural Capital™ Plant Database, a useful resource he manages with design partner Paula Westmoreland. Highlights from the podcast can be found in the abridged article below.

Getting into Design with Wayne Weiseman: GLPPodcast

Weiseman does Design

Wayne Weiseman of the Permaculture Project LLC is co-founder and lead instructor at Kinstone Academy of Applied Permaculture. A founding board member of Permaculture Institute of North America, he is co-author of Integrated Forest Gardening, available from Chelsea Green later this year. In this episode of GLPPodcast, Wayne talks about design and how permaculture has […]

Plant guilds and site design with Bryce Ruddock GLPPodcast #2

Plant guilds are built around mast species

Bryce Ruddock, co-author of the forthcoming Integrated Forest Gardening: the Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems, due out in August, sat down with Milton Dixon for an extended interview. In this this segment, Bryce talks about different definitions of what a plant guild is, providing examples from his mature 1/6 of an […]

Kristine Beck of Kinstone: Toward the Future by Connecting with the Past

Kinstone Yurt and Tepee

Out of the morning mist in the driftless region rise a circle of monolithic stones. Who built them? How did they come to be here? Kristine Beck is the founder of Kinstone and directs the operations of Kinstone Academy of Applied Permaculture. Here she shares more about how this project was started and the development […]

Great Lakes Permaculture Portal © 2013 Frontier Theme