Incredible 200+ Fruit Tree & Urban Garden in Phoenix Arizona

This may be the best forest garden in Phoenix. It’s an amazing accomplishment for a desert environment. Jake uses wood chips and leaves that are delivered free instead of going to the landfill. … Continue reading →

Greening the US Deserts: 80 Year Old Swales near Tucson, Arizona

Here are two classic videos about the giant permaculture swales in the Sonoran Desert near Tucson, AZ. The swales are now filled with trees and lush grass, and continue to thrive after 80 years with no maintenance. The swales were … Continue reading →

Turn Deserts into Oases with Mycorrhizal Fungi in Under 10 Years

Here’s the article I mentioned yesterday. The article is about mycorrhizal fungi (commonly called myco). It explains how a research center near Delhi, India turned a salty, rocky soil wasteland into an oasis in under 10 years using plants inoculated … Continue reading →

Eden Foundation

Eden’s philosophy: There are 250,000 known plant species in the world, but only 20 of them provide 90% of our food. We believe that the key to prosperity for the poor lie in underexploited, edible trees and bushes – the … Continue reading →

Using Nature’s Genius in Architecture

Michael Pawlyn: “You could look at nature as being like a catalog of products, and all of those have benefited from a 3.8-billion-year research and development period. And given that level of investment, it makes sense to use it. So … Continue reading →