May has arrived! The birds are chirping, flowers are budding, and it’s time to officially celebrate Permaculture Month.
Throughout the next few weeks, we are putting our pioneering permaculture authors to work for you in our "Ask the Experts" series. If you are looking to become a better permaculturalist, there’s still time to participate. Submit your questions here.
Today's topic is all about swales. Swales are small earthen embankments used to irrigate trees, plants, and pastures. They also capture runoff to help protect soil and plants from excessive rainfall that might otherwise cause flooding and erosion. In the below Q&A, author and permaculture designer Read More