How in the world do people update their blogs daily? Here at Prosperity Homestead we are busy working with clients, as well as enjoying the garden being productive. Yet, it is necessary to get the word out about permaculture so here is a quick gallery of the Spring garden. Continue reading
A huge opportunity for the Permaculture Design Consultants is the implementation of sustainable business practices. These concepts are even reaching mainstream businesses and universities. One such example is in the fine work Professor WILL HOOKER is doing with NC State University. Continue reading
The right paths can reduce mud, but they can also retain water. They make access to your growing areas much more enjoyable. What I did was dug 24″ deep trenches about 24″ across the top on contour with double reach beds in between, then filled those trenches with shredded wood chips.
In a recent video from Geoff Lawton a profitable farm on 1 acre shows you can have abundance for a whole community. Imagine what is possible with a simple homestead, even without acres of land, starting where you are today. How are they able to feed twenty families on one acre?
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology makes it easy to visualize the design of your permaculture based homestead AND take part in helpful bird habitat research. Prosperity Homestead joins this mapping project to define essential habitat for birds across this site in Martinsville VA.