Heating with the sun - a solar air heater

Solar air heaters are passive solar element that can heat rooms during cold days while the sun is shining. Building one is a piece of cake

Building a DIY weather station

Weather stations allow to get different data, like temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, etc. At Beyond Buckthorns we now have one Dominik has built.

A small reflection on my diploma in permaculture design

On the 13th of November 2021 I had my final presentation for my Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.

Permaculture design certificate course at Beyond Buckthorns in 2022

After I finished my diploma in applied permaculture design in 2021 I’m now allowed to teach PDCs…

Designing a food forest for Zone 1

This design is for a small multi layer garden (forest garden). It shows how easy it is to transform ~ 100 m² with permaculture design into a productive area.

Recap – Permablitz designCamp 2021

In 2020 I designed a new type of permaculture course, the design crash course called designCamp. By stepping through a design process in one or two days the participants learn about the process and get inspiration. Read the recap of the 2021…