Not wasting daylight is one thing, but managing your time so that it's maxed out does not leave wiggle room for when something goes horribly wrong.
In January I broke down and ordered said bee package, which is due to arrive sometime in April, which means I had to have the new hive finished by the end of March. I got that done and I also built one for my SIL, and have parts cuts for a second of my own in case the girls swarm this summer, but I'm getting ahead of myself. I still need to make sure they don't swarm immediately and take off three days after installation like the last time.
I am by no means doing this in the right order; permaculture is all about the planning and designing, because the idea is to mimic nature's systems. For instance, I haven't completely finished the plan because I still need to size the cistern tanks, which are getting put off again because I have to buy fences this spring. Nuts!) Thus, the area in front of the pergola hasn't been finalized, however, I do know that the clothesline will be there (because it already is and has been for a couple of years), and I'll also install a keyhole bed for the herbs there as well, rather than the standard permaculture herb spiral, which I do not like. I don't like herb spirals because they require too much soil to build and way too much bending over to get at the herbs in the middle. So because the rain catchment system isn't in, I don't have the irrigation planned, which really should go in before the plants. The plants, by the way, are cooling their jets in the garage in buckets of damp pine shavings because I already ordered them, and I already ordered them because I need to get them in as bare roots. And I can't get them in until we finish.....
Permaculture is becoming more popular and that's a good thing, because after seeing some of the incredible things it's done, I'm convinced that permaculture is the way to correct hydrocycles across the globe and survive and even thrive during climate change. It doesn't happen over night, though, so start planning now if you've a mind to try it.
And plan for it to get started in the autumn like sane people do so you're not running around trying to do everything at once.