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How to ensure that you load a wheelbarrow correctly to make the task of moving it as easy as possible if it is loaded with heavy materials. It can be easy or a royal pain! Follow this advice to enjoy the rest of the day!

Wheelbarrow – How to Use one safely

Ever wondered how to use a wheelbarrow? Does driving on one wheel and two handles seem daunting to you? Then look no further – the Permaculture Research Inst… Proper utilization of one of the most useful piece of equipment in a yard can make or break your day – not mentioning your back!

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Toby Hemenway – We Start By Planting Native Plants Toby Hemenway shares his perspective on native plants. He is a powerful advocate of native plants. And, at the same time, is concerned that the passions of some other native plant advocates might lead down a path that is not as good for native plants. Specifically, the planting of exclusively native plants vs. planting [...]

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Toby Hemenway – Sustainability – Is it all that great?

Hemenway is a frequent teacher, consultant and lecturer on permaculture and ecological design throughout the U.S. and other countries… Sustainability – Is it all that great? Let’s define Sustainability! Toby Hemenway explains sustainability allows us to continue doing what we are doing indefinitely, given the resources. Between degenerative activities which include many of our agricultural habits, [...]

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Toby Hemenway – A Culture that is Disconnected from Nature goes Insane!

Modern agriculture, industry and finance all extract more than they give back, and the Earth is starting to show the strain. How did we get in this mess? – Toby Hemenway About the author and speaker Toby Hemenway  Toby Hemenway is an American author and educator who has written extensively on permaculture and ecological issues. He [...]

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