Category Archives: Permaculture

Permaculture and natural farming

Journal of 10/14/2015

Early morning is cold near zero degree. I’m wearing a vest, cotton gloves, two long sleeves, long underwear pants. Ready to tackle the roof top Laying two rows of earthbag on the roof Regular visitor dropped by. The old lady … Continue reading

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Journal of 7/26/2015

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Passive oxygen pump for pond – 2

Making permanent balance weight for the pump head. Unhealthy, toxic water due to lack of oxygen as I expected. Will this oxygen pump keep the water clean? I’ll give a week before I remove it or not.

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Journal of 2014/05/11

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Pine tree branch for water filtration

MIT: For Clean Drinking Water, All You Need is a Stick A new report by MIT researchers suggests that if you run out of drinking water in the woods, all you need to do is to break off a branch … Continue reading

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Journal of 2014/05/01

The pond began to hold rain water. The second layer of water proof paste I applied two weeks ago seems to work out. Green pea This time I planted leftover green peas of last year in one spot. Edible plant.

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Floor radius formula of 3V 5/8 Icosa dome

Geodesic math and how to use it, Hugh Kenner, p102 – p103 angle x = 180 – theta angle y = 180 – 90 – x = 180 – 90 – (180 – theta) = theta – 90 p = … Continue reading

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Journal of 2014/04/11

I spent yesterday to build this metal table top for the mini table saw kit. It was an indeed upgrade. Now I can cut small piece of metal or wood below 1 mm precision. The hole of metal table is … Continue reading

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Journal of 2014/04/05

Friday and Saturday work I finished applying water proof layer on the pond. Apparently one or two birds occupied the old mailbox lately. I made another mailbox and moved old mailbox behind the fence to provide safer environment for the … Continue reading

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A bird built a nest in the mailbox.

I found it out few days ago. It looks like a Great Tit built a nest in the mailbox lately. I’ll build another mailbox. Wild birds are opportunists. Why didn’t I think about it?

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