permaculture destination addiction

Overcoming Permaculture Destination Addiction Part 2 | by Kris Edler

Because permaculturists are are often futuristic in thinking, it’s easy to get excited about the future and miss the opportunity where we are in the moment.  Many times, I find myself day dreaming so much about the mature food forest I will one day steward and I miss the fact that I need to be Read more about Overcoming Permaculture Destination Addiction Part 2 | by Kris Edler[…]

Permaculture Destination Addiction Part 1 | by Kris Edler

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, unless you are a permaculture ninja, then the food forest is always more established on the other side of the hugelkultur swale.  Whether you own 300 acres in the country or 1/4 acre in the city, I am sure we have all had Read more about Permaculture Destination Addiction Part 1 | by Kris Edler[…]

Black Walnut Tree Guild for Kansas City

Black Walnut Tree Guild for the Kansas City Permaculture Ninja

In our region in Kansas City, like much of the Midwest, we have an abundance of black walnut trees.  This species can be difficult to grow under because it can add toxins to the soil.  The black walnut tree produces a substance called juglone, which prevents many species from growing under the canopy of the Read more about Black Walnut Tree Guild for the Kansas City Permaculture Ninja[…]

overcoming planning paralysis 2

Overcoming Planning Paralysis | by Kris Edler

As a type-A, leadership driven, slightly OCD personality, I know what it is like to get stuck in the planning phase of the building process.  This brain freeze in the midst of a project is often referred to as planning paralysis.  Overcoming planning paralysis is something that every good permaculturist struggles with at some point Read more about Overcoming Planning Paralysis | by Kris Edler[…]