Water has been a prominent subject on my mind in recent weeks (months already?). With the understanding that fertile soils are the basis for any … ummm … life! well established in my consciousness the door is opened to the subject of how to restore (and maintain) eroded soils (of which we have numerous kinds on our land). Water has appeared as THE answer. It surfaced in two distinct ways.
The first was Sepp Holzer’s new book Desert or Paradise. I have mixed feelings and thoughts about this book which feels less complete then the exceptional Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture (I have plans to start doing book reviews, but plans are rolling out slowly these days). Then came this excellent series of videos by Darren Doherty whom I’ve only recently discovered and whom I’ve grown to admire. In this series he demonstrates core ideas of keyline design … at the beach. Here is part 1 (of 5):
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Thanks for posting this. Many people have got a lot from Jill & Logan’s series that we filmed one morning down at lovely Gaviota CA (USA). We’d like to do an updated version at some stage but for now this will have to do. We have a lot of other videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/heenandoherty . Thanks again, Darren Doherty http://www.facebook.com/heenandoherty