Homeowner: “Minimizing the impacts of stormwater runoff through native landscaping, infiltration, and harvesting for reuse was a goal from the start”

greentreks | June 14, 2010 | The words “sustainable house” may conjure images of hippie throwbacks living in grass shacks, geodesic domes, or some other dwelling that’s wacky and weird, but the Rosses wanted to show that it’s possible to live in a home that’s “just like others in the neighborhood” — but which is also in harmony with the natural world. Minimizing the impacts of stormwater runoff through native landscaping, infiltration, and harvesting for reuse was a goal from the start.
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Permaculture water-harvesting techniques illustrated on Aussie DVD

PermaculturePlanet | July 14, 2010 |Geoff Lawton founding Director of the Permaculture Research Institute talks about Permaculture Water-Harvesting techniques, swales and sillways. For more information about Geoff and his work and details on how to purchase the full-length DVD, please visit http://www.permaculture.org.au.
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