EVALUATION AND SITE ANALYSIS 3: PLANNING AREAS

This article is part of Erkki’s Permaculture Diploma. Previous articles about the site: ISO-ORVOKKINIITTY: THE SITE  EVALUATION AND SITE ANALYSIS 1: SECTORS  EVALUATION AND SITE ANALYSIS 2: ZONES  If you have read through the previous 3 articles about the site (see above) and 60 DEGREES NORTH, 23 EAST you should have a pretty good picture of…

Evaluation and site analysis 2: Zones

This article is part of Erkki’s Permaculture Diploma Portfolio.  Previous article in PDA: Evaluation and site analysis 1: Sectors In most cases you will see that zones come before sectors in permaculture design. I felt more comfortable doing it the other way round as sectors are purely observations and zones already include an element of design…

Evaluation and site analysis 1: Sectors

This article is part of Erkki’s Permaculture Diploma Portfolio.  Previous article in PDA: Iso-orvokkiniitty: the site. In my first PD article I described our natural geographic situation so it would be easier for the reader to understand where we are, from a natural, geographic and climatic point of view. In the second article I tried to describe ”where…

Iso-orvokkiniitty: the site

Previous article This article is part of Erkki’s Permaculture Diploma Portfolio. Part of it was written already in 2015 when I first started writing our permaculture design. Of course a lot has happened after that and I have updated it to today’s situation. In my first PD article I described our natural geographic situation so…

Karjalohja: the location and connecting to history

This article is part of Erkki’s Permaculture Diploma Portfolio (2nd article). [Erkki’s DPA main page][The Portfolio] Previous article: 60 Degrees North, 23 East Karjalohja Karjalohja, where Iso-orvokkiniitty is located, is situated in the western Uusimaa region 85 km west of Helsinki, south of the main E18 motorway between Helsinki and Turku. From Iso-orvokkiniitty it is 70…

60 degrees North, 23 East

This article is part of my Permaculture Diploma Portfolio. [Erkki’s DPA main page][The Portfolio] Our coordinates at Iso-orvokkiniitty in Karjalohja are lat 60° 13.985′  lon 23° 41.966’. So we are in South-West Finland 85 km west from Helsinki. 60° North is pretty north if you look at the world map. Apart from Helsinki and southern Finland, other places…