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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    

Edible Forest Garden Design Intensive 2012 4

Spiral Ridge Permaculture will be hosting our second 9 day Edible Forest Garden Design Intensive with Dave Jacke and friends.  We will be designing Spiral Ridge Permaculture Gardens in this course.  We are offering a practicum at the end of the design intensive.  This course will build off of last years very successful course.  We ...

Nashville PDC June 2012

Three Weeks Left! We now take Paypal.  Go to www.spiralridgepermaculture.com and Sign up today.

Nashville Permaculture Design Course PDC 2012 1

The Nashville Permaculture Design Course 2012 Dates have changed June 1,2,3/9,10/16,17/22,23,24   Course Description Permaculture is a design system for ecological living, integrating plants, animals, buildings, people, and communities.  It offers a new paradigm for creating sustainable, productive, and beautiful human environments using natural ecosystems as models. Through experience and participation in classroom and on-location ...

Edible Forest Garden Installation 2

Today was a great day to plant our first installation of our homestead edible forest garden.  The weather was rainy, and the temperature was in the 60’s.  The timeline of our homestead edible forest garden starts two and half years ago.  The site had a lot of debris from the December 2007 clear cut.  After ...

Featured Event: Backyard Permaculture Series

Backyard Permaculture Series w/ Cliff Davis of Spiral Ridge Permaculture Gardens Empower yourself to make positive and lasting change by learning how to design your backyard into an abundant oasis. Sustainability starts at your doorstep. This series is designed to teach you the basics of home-scale self reliance. Each day long mini-course introduces the theory ...

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 ...

Featured Event! 4

Forest Garden Design Intensive Edible Ecosystems Emerging: Food Forestry for the 21st Century A 9-Day Intensive Forest Garden Design Training With Dave Jacke, author of Edible Forest Gardens and Friends Date: September 23 (7pm)- October 2 (4pm), 2011 Location: The Farm Education Conference Center, 150 Schoolhouse Rd. and Spiral Ridge Permaculture Gardens, 444 Walker Rd., ...