Category: TreeYo EDU

Vermi-composting

Took a TreeYo to pull this article off, with guest writer and long time collaborator of TreeYo, Karsten Hinrichs laying down the pattern on vermicomposting. Covers the food web present, setup and management, and different systems with a focus on the Continuous Flow Through approach. Source:…

Animal Rotation and Tractoring

Source: Animal Rotation and Tractoring I hope this article on pattern based application usage of animals can help dispel some of the reasons why there is the divide between those who eat or don’t eat animals. Yet i suppose divide and conquer is what…

Alley Cropping and Silvopasture

Source: Alley Cropping and Silvopasture I really like these lines from my latest EDU article from the tree chapter on Alley Cropping and Silvopasture. Alley cropping is essentially bringing edge to a landscape to break the monotony of monoculture. By developing rows of trees…

Sunken Beds

This sunken beds EDU drop is another article filed with practical experience of implementing this earthworks strategy that often falls under the drylands context but i feel it goes beyond. Sunken beds are a great choice for growing which the designers manual acknowledges. Lots…

Terraces

Source: Terraces In depth article from TreeYo EDU PDC handbook on the varying contexts and scales of land terracing. From a look to the past to modern day application this article hopefully inspires people to go and do this piece of regenerative land management….

Tropical Housing

After taking a break on writing due to consulting in Iberia, here is the next article in the tropics TreeYo EDU resource. Tropical housing always seem to be a big issue when i travel there so i hope this article can support on making…

A How-To on Tree Planting: Before, During, and After

Source: A How-To on Tree Planting: Before, During, and After In lieu of the upcoming food forest workshop in Portugal, I publish this in depth How To on tree planting. It goes through before, during and after to give a holistic perspective. Give the…

Cottage Industries Part 3

Source: Cottage Industries Part 3 Last in the series of Tropical cottage industries TreeYo EDU articles. So much diversity in the tropics with plants but also ways to increase the value/time relationship of life. Many of the can be carried over into other climates…

Drylands Corridor Planting

Source: Drylands Corridor Planting Drylands Corridor Planting article from TreeYo EDU covering breaking from traditional zone thinking when applicable and plant stream side. The article covers examples and an animation to help visualize. Enjoy the first article in this chapter and the great header…

Chinampas

Source: Chinampas From reading about Chinampas, to seeing a grand example, to implementing with high school students, I love this topic of edge meeting patterns to create abundance. Have seen quite a few sites since that could use this digging and mounding technique of…