Permaculture principles 1. Observe and interact Observe learning styles and interact by finding creative solutions for better learning.
Permaculture principles 1. Observe and interact Observe the need for a playground & interact by creating one! And also: observing from another angle can be eye-opening for creative solutions.
Permaculture principle: 2. Catch & store energy Our chickens love to turn compost heaps! Because of the kitchen scraps, the manure and the straw it heats up easily, and this hot compost heap keeps the animals warm in winter.
Permaculture principles: 2. Catch & store energy This rainwater collecting pond on top of the garden, slowly quenches the garden's thirst and it provides a cool habitat for various water loving animals.
Permaculture principle 3: Obtain a Yield We obtain many yields from our garden, like peace of mind by food security, free squatting and stretching exercises and many, many organic seeds to share!
Permaculture principle 4. Apply Self-regulation and Accept Feedback Cats are easy helpers: they don't need an expensive water bowl and they regulate the mouse population for you.
Permaculture principle 4. Apply Self-regulation and Accept Feedback Give willing learners their responsibility and they will live up to it!
Permaculture principle 5. Use and Value Renewable Resources and Services These strawbales, a waste product for our neighbours, are used as insulaltion of our walls.
Permaculture principle 5. Use and Value Renewable Resources and Services Our chickens do a lot of work for us, like preparing the soil for planting.
Permaculture principle 6: Produce No Waste Small branches that we don't use in our branches wall, are mulched so we can cover our paths with wood chips. Wood chips turn into beautiful soil, they hold water and give nutrients to the garden and they suppress weeds.
Permaculture principle 7: Design from Patterns to Details. The pattern in our walnut orchard design gives space for diversity so pests and plagues get less chances.