This is why I always plant cosmos with the veggies. Happy bees make happy cucumbers. I saw 3 species of bees on this one cosmo in less than a minute. I have a couple of weeds to pull and need to add more straw I like to see what seedlings pop up before I really mulch

This is why I always plant cosmos with the veggies. Happy bees make happy cucumbers. I saw 3 species of bees on this one cosmo in less than a minute. I have a couple of weeds to pull and need to add more straw I like to see what seedlings pop up before I really mulch submitted by /u/whytje to r/Permaculture [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Not sure if this qualifies as permie, but rather than waste the space over our septic field we covered it in wildflowers. It’s been hugely successful and is buzzing with bees!

Not sure if this qualifies as permie, but rather than waste the space over our septic field we covered it in wildflowers. It’s been hugely successful and is buzzing with bees! submitted by /u/MarasmiusOreades to r/Permaculture [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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A nitrogen-fixing maize grown in an indigenous region of Mexico has the ability to fertilize itself, recent research shows. Now, as a global company and U.S. scientists work to replicate this trait in other corn varieties, will the villages where the maize originated share fairly in the profits?

A nitrogen-fixing maize grown in an indigenous region of Mexico has the ability to fertilize itself, recent research shows. Now, as a global company and U.S. scientists work to replicate this trait in other corn varieties, will the villages where the maize originated share fairly in the profits? submitted by /u/stefeyboy to r/Permaculture [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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While not 100% permaculture garden. This is 3x 10m x 150mm deep no-till compost beds. Ready for planting rocket (arugula) lettuce and radishes! Inspired by Ridgedale permaculture!

While not 100% permaculture garden. This is 3x 10m x 150mm deep no-till compost beds. Ready for planting rocket (arugula) lettuce and radishes! Inspired by Ridgedale permaculture! submitted by /u/showmeyourkale to r/Permaculture [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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My town is having a meeting on climate change

My town is having a meeting on climate change We’re having a town meeting to discuss what we can do to help limit climate change. I want to suggest we plant more trees around the town. We’re in USDA zone 7a. Would it be reasonable to suggest the town plant more trees, and what trees should I suggest? We’re in southern NY. I’m also thinking we should get solar panels for the government buildings, but I don’t know if that’s worth the carbon cost of production. Anyway, what should I…

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