Permaculture Design: Part II

Design process.



Permaculture Design Dandelion
Photo 13. Wild blueberries, strawberries and dandelions indicate acid soils.
PHOTO: JOHN QUINNEY
Permaculture Design Aerial Photo
Photo 16. Aerial photographs can help conduct an inventory of on-site resources.
ROBERT SARDINSKY
Permaculture Design Thistle
Photo 14. Thistle populations may increase as a result of overgrazing.
JOHN QUINNEY
Permaculture Design Orchard
Photo 15. Land near a large lake may remain relatively warm in winter because of the influence of the water's thermal mass.
JOHN QUINNEY
Permaculture Design Compost and Mulch
Photo 17. Leaves for compost and mulch.
ROBERT SARDINSKY
Permaculture Design Windbreak
Photo 19. The dense ground growth and interspersed poplar trees of this windbreak protect the field from hot, dry summer winds.
JOHN QUINNEY
Permaculture Design Integrated System
Photo 18. An integrated system using human manure to fertilize an aquaculture pond in China.
JOHN QUINNEY
Permaculture Design Intercropping
Photo 21. Vegetables intercropped with fruit trees.
ROBERT SARDINSKY
Permaculture Design Mulberries
Photo 22. Try some uncommon crops, such as mulberries, as a long-term investment.
ROBERT SARDINSKY
Permaculture Design Peach Orchard
Photo 20. A peach orchard with an understory of nitrogen-fixing white clover. 
JOHN QUINNEY











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