Permaculture

Permaculture Solutions’ Solvent-Free Concentrates

Permaculture Solutions makes ultra-clean, locally made extracts. by Josh JardineI’ve written before about my fondness for solvent-free concentrates, …

Cannabis

What's permaculture all about?

Permaculture is a growing trend in the world of farming and home landscaping. It's basically a design principle that emphasizes sustainability and …

Self-sufficiency

25 Year Old No Dig Permaculture Garden

Huw Richards from Huws Nursery visits Maddy and Tim Harland (founders of <i>Permaculture</i> magazine) in their 25-year-old no dig permaculture garden.<p>Walk …

Gardening

5 Natural Ways to Keep Your Vegetable Garden Pest-Free

Vegetable gardens are an owner’s pride. They are planned and planted with great efforts. However, garden pests are one of the most prevalent problems …

Gardening

1-acre permaculture farm in Australia feeds 50 families

This family in Australia completely shifted the way they source their food – with remarkable success. When wife Nici suffered an illness, the Coopers …

Farming

What This Beauty Brand Are Doing For The Planet Is Pretty Special

Animal testing, parabens, synthetic ingredients: the beauty industry, as a whole, has a bad sustainability rep.<p>But a surge in sales (Superdrug has …

Sustainability

The Essential Guide to Hazel

Overview <b></b><p><b>Latin name</b> - <i>Corylus avellana</i>, <i>Corylus maxima</i><b><br>Common name</b> - Hazel, Hazelnut, Cobnut, Filbert, Spanish Nut, Pontic Nut, Lombardy Nut.<p><b>Family</b>- …

Gardening

How farming giant seaweed can feed fish and fix the climate

<i>This is an edited extract from Sunlight and Seaweed: An Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World by Tim Flannery, published by Text</i> …

Farming

Celebrate New Hampshire Eat Local Month With Seacoast Permaculture

Throughout August, Seacoast Permaculture joins with over 50 partners throughout the state to highlight New Hampshire Eat Local Month!<p>Throughout the …

England

Why This Woman Is Teaching Ex-Prisoners About Permaculture

She connects former inmates to nature, and the results are amazing.<p>When Pandora Thomas was given the stage at the International Permaculture …

Lifestyle

Installing a Small Pond for Irrigation and Wildlife - Part 2 - Pond liner options

The majority of ponds will need some kind of liner to stop water seeping into the surrounding soil. For ponds in lowland with a high water table on …

Gardening

The Green Gathering 2017

Returning for its seventh year to Piercefield Park in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near Chepstow, this year’s Green Gathering promises to be …

Self-sufficiency

'stedsans in the woods' is a permaculture farm and retreat in sweden

<b>currently under construction in the south of sweden, ‘stedsans in the woods’ is a remote permaculture farm and retreat founded by mette helbæk and</b> …

Architecture

Lendager Group Unveils Plans for Permaculture Farming and Cabin Escape in Swedish Wilderness

Lendager Group have released drawings and renderings of Stedsans in the Woods, a farming development currently in progress in the deep Swedish …

Farming

What is Permaculture? | Introduction to Permaculture

In this book, basic information is given to get you started. Firstly, we look at the definition of Permaculture with a bit of history of the word. …

Farming

Introduction | Introduction to Permaculture

Welcome to this free eBook, “Intro to Permaculture”. The permaculture perspective has more resonance now than at any other time since the term …

Self-sufficiency

Designing Your Alternative Household Economy

We quit our well paid corporate jobs in 2008 to find a better way of life. In 2010 we sold everything, except the contents of our backpacks, and set …

Self-sufficiency

Introduction to Permaculture

Book Description<p>Permaculture Design is a method of land planning that can be applied at scales from the home garden to city block to village to farm. …

Self-sufficiency

A Model for Community Permaculture Projects

We founded Whistlewood Common in South Derbyshire in 2013 as a permaculture project seeking to demonstrate ways to live more sustainably.<p>When ten …

Self-sufficiency

Learn More About Permaculture by Building Your Own Herb Spiral

Australian ecologists, David Holmgren and Bill Mollison, first coined the term permaculture in 1978, encompassing holistic methods for planning, …

Gardening

Seacoast Permaculture Home & Garden Tours Announced

Seacoast Permaculture announces its summer tour series of local, sustainable gardens and homes!<p>Seacoast Permaculture announces its summer tour series …

Self-sufficiency

9 Permaculture Practices - Organic Gardening

Permaculture design can help simplify your life and make your landscape more resilient.<p>Photo by Jessi Bloom<p>We’re all stewards of the land, blessed to …

Gardening

Profitable Permaculture Principles - Homesteading & Livestock

Keeping animals in a winter hoop house eliminates the need for heated waterers and enriches the bedding for vegetables.<p>Photo by Shutteye Photography<p>I …

Farming

How to Start Thinking Like a Permaculturist for a Thriving Garden Year-Long

Read any manual, permaculture included, and there will be a slew of jargon through which we must sort. Subject specialists tend to speak in a …

Gardening

My new job in an eco-village on a volcano

<i>Except where otherwise noted, all image credits: Gabriel Abraham Garrett</i><p>A month ago, I was newly unemployed and unchained in the panhandle of …

Sustainability

15 Ways to Use Trees in Permaculture That Will Help You Create a Thriving Food Forest

Trees are a vital part of establishing permaculture systems. Not only are they highly productive sources of food, but they also perform many services …

Gardening

What, Exactly, Is Permaculture?

Permaculture: You might have heard the word tossed about by your commune-living nephew who works on a farm, or in the pages of your <i>Modern Farmer</i> …

Gardening

Urban farmer turns town garden plot into permaculture experience - ABC Rural - ABC News

Whether you consider it an alternative way of living or a deeply traditional way of growing food, permaculture is making inroads in some unexpected …

Farming

Tiny Oregon 'ghost town' may be reborn as a permaculture school

Tiller, Oregon, a dying timber town on the market for $3.85 million, has found a buyer with green intentions.<p>Buyers of the town of Tiller, Oregon …

Lifestyle

3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

1. Buy a houseplant, breathe easier.<p>Beautify your practice space with plants that help scrub away fumes from off-gassing culprits like carpet, paint, …

Gardening