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Tree Species Selection using Permaculture Principles

Today I had the chance to plant some of my own trees, and I wanted to produce a short(ish) article about the trees that I planted, their range of uses, and what I intend to do with them in the future. I had also planned to give a rundown of my own tree planting system, but decided to save that for another post, hopefully when the weather is more conducive to taking pictures. I tend to use Patrick Whitefield’s list of Permaculture Principles, as listed in his excellent book, The Earth Care Manual. This was the first Permaculture book that I used, and Patrick was my teacher on the Permaculture Design Course that I attended.

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