To Swale or Not to Swale? With David Holmgren, Dan Palmer & Darren Doherty

Wednesday, 1st April 2015

Permaculture co-originator David Holmgren, Very Edible Gardens Director and PermaBlitz co-founder, Dan Palmer, and Regrarians Director, Darren Doherty, discuss the benefits of co-operation rather than competition for local enterprises, when and when not to use of swales in a design, why permaculture is not a set of universal techniques, and the importance of knowing your limits when designing professionally.

Good to hear some common sense about swales from David Holmgren!

Filmed on a lovely early summer evening at Yandoit Farm in central Victoria, Australia by Regrarians' Lisa Heenan.

Further resources

From Darren Doherty: 10 systems for regeneration

Permaculture Principles and Pathways by David Holmgren

Maddy Harland explores David Holmgren's principles in PM84, coming soon!


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