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Beauty in Abundance, the Landscape Transformation Manual
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Latest posts:

Monarch Level: Landscape Transformation Recognition Program
Note: This article is a preview. The Program is coming Fall 2022! The Monarch …
Science VS Permaculture? Organics VS Synthetics? Heirlooms VS Hybrids? 
Last week’s “Science Friday” on NPR had a segment on gardening, and it was …
Understanding the Debate Over “Work.” Can we “Transcend” this argument?
A floor I'm installing… why did Bill Mollison call this "the most important part …
Fruit Trees: What to Plant and How Many
Tree crops: what to plant and how many.
The Map to a Happy Life
I thought I’d share what my idea of a good, happy life is, because …
Why I can’t say “indigenous people invented permaculture.”
Who invented "permaculture?" The conventional answer is probably the most accurate and helpful one. …
Critiquing Permaculture
Ben Green at the Barracks asked for a response to his critique of Permaculture, …
Jordan Peterson Vs. Permaculture 
And the current political divide in permaculture continues, as Richard Perkin's shares his appreciation …
Announcing: The Transformative Adventures Permaculture Design Certificate Course AND Landscape Transformation Program Bootcamp.
Winter 2022, January 10th – March Monday/Wednesday evenings, 6-9 PM, EST. Want to become …
“Climate Change” is a huge hoax, and we’re all literally BUYING it.
That’s right, climate change really is a hoax. The idea of “climate change” says …
Assembling Your Adventurer’s Wardrobe
A Wardrobe Transforming Adventure for a Better Life and a Better World In putting …
Right Livelihood with Permaculture or Regenerative Enterprise:
Mike’s Honest Super-Controversial TOP TEN RULES for making it Really Work Yes, we all …
Endorse the Transformative Landscape Criteria
The Transformative Landscape Initiative seeks to help people create truly regenerative and societally impactful …
Beauty in Abundance, the Landscape Transformation Manual
Beauty in Abundance, the Landscape Transformation manual. Transform your landscape into a beautiful, productive, …


Gardening:

Monarch Level: Landscape Transformation Recognition Program
Note: This article is a preview. The Program is coming Fall 2022! The Monarch Level of Landscape …
Science VS Permaculture? Organics VS Synthetics? Heirlooms VS Hybrids? 
Last week’s “Science Friday” on NPR had a segment on gardening, and it was a good example …
Understanding the Debate Over “Work.” Can we “Transcend” this argument?
A floor I'm installing… why did Bill Mollison call this "the most important part of Permaculture?" In …
Fruit Trees: What to Plant and How Many
Tree crops: what to plant and how many.
Why I can’t say “indigenous people invented permaculture.”
Who invented "permaculture?" The conventional answer is probably the most accurate and helpful one. Bill Mollison and …
Critiquing Permaculture
Ben Green at the Barracks asked for a response to his critique of Permaculture, and because his …
“Climate Change” is a huge hoax, and we’re all literally BUYING it.
That’s right, climate change really is a hoax. The idea of “climate change” says there’s this separate …
Assembling Your Adventurer’s Wardrobe
A Wardrobe Transforming Adventure for a Better Life and a Better World In putting together our earth …
On Guild Matrixes and Allstar Plants.
Guild matrixes and Allstar plants is becoming the most important concept in my gardening. Here’s why.
Deer-Proof (Critter-Proof) Permaculture (With Plant Lists!)
  While our garden supplies a variety of 300 species of fruit, nuts and vegetables, many of …
Grow a “Weed Garden”
Want to know one of the easiest ways ever to grow a garden? Have you failed at …
Permaculture Jardin de Curé
(Originally published, May 2015, updated January 2021) The French "Jardin de Curé" might just be the original …
Soil Food Web, What you need to know.
I have complex thoughts on why I don’t teach or really promote Elaine Ingham‘s soil food web …
The #1 Most Shocking Reason for Weeds in Native Gardens:
  (These are the shocking "pest" that cause problems, especially weeds in native gardens. Recognize them?)   …
The Herb Spiral, An Adventure that Transforms your Gardening.
If you’re fairly new to gardening, the herb spiral is one of the best beginning gardening adventures. …


Regenerative Livelihoods:

Fruit Trees: What to Plant and How Many
Tree crops: what to plant and how many.
The Map to a Happy Life
I thought I’d share what my idea of a good, happy life is, because I think these …
Announcing: The Transformative Adventures Permaculture Design Certificate Course AND Landscape Transformation Program Bootcamp.
Winter 2022, January 10th – March Monday/Wednesday evenings, 6-9 PM, EST. Want to become a leader in …
Right Livelihood with Permaculture or Regenerative Enterprise:
Mike’s Honest Super-Controversial TOP TEN RULES for making it Really Work Yes, we all need encouragement, but …
The Landscape Transformation Program Business Plan. 
The Landscape Transformation program, also sometimes marketed as the Community Supported Permaculture and Forest Gardening CSA Program …
The 10 Percent Pledge for a Better Future
For a better future, the greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production.
Regenerative Career When the Market won’t Pay?
So, what if the market won’t pay what we’re worth? Do we give up on the idea …
It’s okay to not die broke in a gutter. An ethical basis for making a living
Listen to this article! Many of my farmer, activist and artist friends are notorious for self exploitation. …
How to ACTUALLY Transform our Lives and Achieve our Dreams
As a teacher, trainer, speaker and author on homesteading, sustainable living, activism, art, and farming there is …
How to Save and Invest Regeneratively: The FIRE/FREE Path to Financial Freedom
For a lot of us homesteaders, permies, eco-minded people, artists, activists and simple-livers, money is part of …
Permaculture – It’s just feudalism?
In just the last week, I’ve talked to two different people who were under the impression that …
Why Completely Failing at Gardening is a Sure Sign of a Great Gardener – Transformative Gardening, Part 1
Whenever there’s a completely failed, overgrown weedy tangle of an abandoned garden, I know I’ve discovered a …
The FIRE Path to Freedom – Part 2 FIRE or FREE?
In part 1, we discussed how changing our relationship with money and work is one of the …
The FIRE Path to Financial Freedom (and The Most Important thing We’ve Learned about Permaculture)
The FIRE Path to Freedom? (The Most Important thing We’ve Learned about Permaculture)   Well now that’s …
Permaculture and Money: Investing in Transforming our Lives, Livelihoods, and Society
  "I'm not interested in what you do in your garden. You can read any one of …
The Era of Edible Forest Gardening has Arrived
(Edible Forest Garden at Lillie House, filled with food, flowers and medicinal and culinary herbs.) Nature is …
Forest Gardening Articles and Resources
Why is it that nobody ever walks into a healthy forest and says, "boy, does somebody ever …