Aquaponics ← Spiral Ridge Permaculture

The Enchanted Edible Forest Garden (Part 2)

As I wander through life I always come back to the same old question.  Why am I here?  The answer is for the children and their children and on and on…. Seven Generations!  As some of you know we have been working hard to manifest an edible forest garden at The Farm School in Summertown, ...

The Enchanted Edible Forest Garden Outdoor Classroom

From Design to Build.  We are now in the middle of implementing the Farm Schools Enchanted Edible Forest Garden.  From Design layout, Tree removal, Radial Trenches and Swales The Farm school is being transformed into one of the first edible forest school gardens in the USA.  The school children are helping with the building of ...

Designing Edible Forest Gardens 2012

The 2012 Edible Forest Garden Design course certified 22 graduates on Sunday the 14th of October.  Saturday teams gathered to present their designs to the community.  The designs emerged from the design process that we taught during the course.  The designs impressed all of us.  The designs included a School Yard Forest Garden, a Small ...

2013 Weekend Permaculture Design Course

 2013 Winter Weekend PDC: Under $1000 Earn your internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certification during this five weekend course.  Permaculture is a design approach that uses ecological principles to create regenerative human communities that are harmoniously woven into the environment and that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems.   Instructors include: Cliff Davis-Spiral ...

Register Now! Nashville PDC 2012

Register now for the June PDC at Trevecca University in Nashville.  Pay 950 dollars if you sign up before May 25th.  Pay 1050 after May 25th.  Register and send in your deposit before the 25th and pay only 950$.

Spiral Ridge got Pigs! 2

After several days of clearing brush, setting up the movable electric fence and building a pig house, Spiral Ridge Permaculture Homestead got PIGS!  I went to Top of the World Farm  and got two beautiful pigs.  One is a male Mule Foot (Romeo) and the other a female Red Wattle (Juliet).  We will be breeding them ...

Nashville PDC June 2012

Only 3 Weeks Left!  Register Now!  There is still room! www.spiralridgepermaculture.com    

Backyard Permacuture Series: Water in the landscape

Another Successful Workshop!

Thermophilic Composting

Our intensive garden system inside our permaculture greenhouse demands constant fertility renewal.  So we have started to research the Thermophilic composting method  here at Spiral Ridge Permaculture Gardens and Nursery.  This is a rapid bio digestion process where the ideal conditions for the rapid growth and colonization of bacteria are created and maintained. This facilitates the expedient destruction and ...