Welcome To Redemption Permaculture, The Teaching Website of The Small Town Homestead

A permaculture homesteading website where we talk about gardening, livestock, food preservation, self-sufficiency, sustainability, self-reliance, urban homesteading, foraging, hunting, fishing, and the knowledge and skills that will help you to bring it all together for a better future.


 

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7 Uses For Hairy Vetch On The Permaculture Homestead

When it comes to cover crops, one of my favorite plants to grow is Hairy Vetch. This plant has a few great qualities about it that make it useful on the permaculture homestead. Here's how you can make the most ...
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What Is Biomass In Permaculture Application?

The term biomass, in general, refers to using plant and animal material to produce energy usually in the form of electricity or heat. Biomass still refers to the organic material produced by plants and animals but permaculture recognizes the energy ...
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7 Ways For Kids To Make Money On A Permaculture Homestead

Ok, so these 7 things are ways for anyone to make money but these are definitely something a young person can do for some extra cash. Children are the future, nothing profound about that statement but true nonetheless. Because they ...
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How To Use Cover Crops In Your Permaculture Garden

There are three main ways you can improve the soil in a garden bed, You can use organic mulches to cover the bed, work in soil amendments or you can grow cover crops. All of these methods work well and ...
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How To Build A Garden Planter Box With A Trellis

If you’re limited on gardening space or maybe want to block out some neighbors and get a little privacy in your backyard then building some planter boxes with trellises may be the way to go. These great additions to the ...
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How To Build A Wine Cap Mushroom Raised Bed

If you’re like me you like to make use of as many places as possible in your yard to grow food but what do you do when you have a shady spot where plants won’t grow very well? Why not ...
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15 Best Permaculture Homesteading Documentaries

When you take the time to sit down and watch a little TV, why not fill that time with Inspiration, Motivation, and Education by watching a great documentary about permaculture and homesteading. National Geographic isn't the only one that can ...
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Cheap and Simple Chop & Flip IBC Aquaponics System

Cheap and Simple Chop & Flip IBC Aquaponics System

This type of aquaponics system gets its name because of how you build it. From a single IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container) you build both a fish holding tank and a grow bed. You do this by cutting around the container ...
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How To Build A Cheap and Sturdy Cattle Panel Greenhouse

Building a greenhouse or if you prefer a "hoophouse" using common supplies like pallets and cattle panels can be a very affordable and practical way to extend your growing season and take advantage of all the other benefits of having ...
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How To Get Free Mulch For The Permaculture Garden

How To Get Free Mulch For The Permaculture Garden

Mulch can be one of the greatest assets available for your garden, it can be used in the garden beds to suppress weeds and to create wonderful rich soil with tons of nutrients for your plants. It is also great ...
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