"Yeah, that's one of the few areas in Ladakh that hasn't been ruined by the modern world yet. Other areas have been turned into tourist destinations, so trash is everywhere, and for the first time in Ladakh's history, the locals have a…"
"I once got a seed from an Apricot in Ladakh, planted it and it grew in the Arizona mountains. I will travel there the end of June and am excited to see how that tree is doing 5 years later ;-) They have great high elevation dryland varieties there."
Hort 285 & Hort 286 Combined Syllabus Course Name Hort 285: Permaculture Design and TheoryHort 286: Permaculture Design Certificate ModuleCourse Credits Hort 285: 3 CreditsFall TermLecture Tues. 2-3:50 pmLab Thurs. 2-3:50 pmPrerequisite No Prerequisites. Course ContentDescriptionPermaculture Design is a method of landscape planning that can be applied at scales from the home garden to city block to village to farm. It…See More
"Thanks Andrew, I look forward to checking out you plans for the La Pine site. Thanks for the cold climate gardening recommendation too. Seems I've been finding lot's of info on desert hardy plants. Even high desert hardy plants, but most…"
It's way different East of the mountains. I'm currently finalizing construction plans on a Permaculture development in La Pine, which is about as harsh as it gets in Eastern Oregon. When the plans are completely finished and gone…"
Empower yourself to advocate for change through Whole Systems Design and Teaching. In this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn significant teaching techniques to communicate Permaculture principles and strategies in a wide variety of settings. Our focus is active learning through essential hands-on practice and critiques. Topics include: Building Curriculum and Course Modules Based on the Mollisonian PDC • Recognizing Your Learning Style(s) and How It Impacts Ways of Teaching •…See More
Been doing some research over the last few days on High Desert Permaculture, and trees/shrubs that would work in the Eastern Oregon high desert in a food forest. Seems that there's a fair amount of people doing it in the Southwest, which is great. But they don't see the winter low temps that we get here in Oregon/Washington/Idaho. While living in the desert has never appealed to me, the harsh reality is that land prices here are so high that I'd never be able to purchase even a small acreage…See More