Design

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  • Design Methods
  • Nature Connection
  • Garden Design, Seed Saving, & IPM
  • Tropical, Arid, & Cool Climates

Design Methods

  • What does the scale of permanence look like in your situation?
  • What elements are already designed? 
  • What is the furthest up the scale that you are able to effectively intervene?
  • How many different design methods have you used? 
  • When might it not be appropriate to use a specific method of design?
  • Are there any methods of design that are missing from the list?
  • Try an input/output analysis with a problem that you are trying to solve. What insights can it give?
  • Find different maps of your location. How accurate are they? What information does the different perspective give? What information does it hide?
  • Try SADIMET/OBREDIMET. How are they useful to you? In what ways might they not be helpful or not?
  • How can we increase the effectiveness of the hourglass? Are we giving all the steps their proper time?
  • How can we use an iterative process to design our systems? How can this process be more or less effective?
  • Does the cycle of learning appear in your life? Can you test its effectiveness?
  • How do these methods encourage zeroing in on specific details, how do they encourage a view of whole patterns? 
  • What is your balance between patterns and details?

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Nature Connection

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Garden Design, Seedsaving, & IPM

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