Holistic Soil Health – Going Beyond NPK With Biochemical Sequencing

Permaculture Food & Medicine Garden - 1 year old

Saving money by understanding how to move beyond the NPK Paradigm Nitrogen – Phosphorous – Potassium (NPK)  These are the names we are most familiar with when buying a fertilizer. The below method is how we save money and grow more nutrient dense crops that are less affected by insect and disease and have a […]

The Incredible Power Of EM1 In Soil Building

Chris applies EM1 to a 1 year old food forest in Bastrop, Texas

The harmonious interplay of beneficial microorganisms in healthy soil ecosystems facilitates the immune system of healthy plants. A balanced diversity of soil microorganisms mitigates the risk of soil-borne pathogenic diseases. Many soil microorganisms form synergistic relationships with each other and with plants, collectively breaking down organic matter into nutrient dense humus, activating biochemical hormones that […]

Learning Regenerative Land Design Principals That Really Work

This month we at Symbiosis Regenerative Systems care to share some of our design systems that empower us to find the right solutions. We work with a myriad of different types of client goals and properties that contain multitudes of diverse ecosystems. From high caliche hill country Juniper and Oak forests in the west, to […]

Look Inside A 200 Acre Permaculture Project in Texas

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A brief overview with Michael Wolfert of what a master planned, 200 acre permaculture project in Central Texas involves.  We’re using every tool in our tool box to achieve our key metrics of success. We’re using earthworks, keyline/ yeomans plow rips, no-till seed drilling, brush berms, log check dams, biodiversity plantings, rotational grazing and more.  […]

Racing the rain to build this pond!

Time lapse video of our team racing the rain to build a 1/2 acre pond designed and built in collaboration with Pete VanDyck of Drought Proof Texas from 2018 in Brenham, Texas. We used a bulldozer and vibratory, sheep’s foot roller to build this pond in about 1.5 weeks. We were racing the rain to […]

How Toxic Is Round Up?

Have you ever had something in your home so toxic you actually could not dispose of it safely? Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were to come in direct contact with or even ingest something like that? Recently a client shared how they needed old barrels of Roundup removed from their property. […]

How To Specialize In Land Regeneration For Central Texas?

In this video we give a brief explanation for what we do at Symbiosis and what makes us Permaculture & Land Regeneration Specialists in Central Texas.  We are passionate & motivated. We take pride in our work. We are experienced and dedicated. We apply a balance of experienced practicality with vision and creative problem solving. […]

VIDEO: Protect Your Trees with Tree Cages (Deer Cages)

In this video we give a highly detailed explanation of how assemble your own Deer Cages. We’ve found this to be an essential component in establishing new  plantings in the hill country and other parts of Texas where the deer are overpopulated and swoop in on new plantings. Watch the full video here:

Techniques For Broad Scale Water Conservation in Texas

In the Central Texas bioregion we have a flood our drought relationship with rain. So let’s practice some anticipatory design science and appreciate that the rains will come, and when they do, we will have anticipated their arrival and installed a variety of strategies to mitigate that rain so that it becomes an asset for […]

Is Bokashi The Best Composting System?

Composting is an essential first step in providing perpetual fertility to your soil. All food scraps can be turned into plant food, which can be turned into more food for the family. Composting your food waste creates a circular system of growth, moving away from overly extractive relationships which have led to the generalized degradation […]