London neighbors create 'instant' permaculture gardens for each other

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I've gotta say, I've been loving the Living with the Land video series from Permaculture Magazine. Whether it's showing us vegan organic agriculture , mature forest gardens , no-dig market gardening or regenerative agriculture through holistic grazing , the series has introduced some wonderful ways to manage land that don't just "do less harm," but actually heal the soil and renew biodiversity too. london permaculture

How To Create A Permaculture Garden That Supports Your Local Ecosystem

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Permaculture principles go a step beyond organic and help your plants truly thrive. Combining the best of natural landscaping and edible gardening, permaculture systems sustain both themselves and their caregivers. The ultimate purpose of permaculture—a word coined in the mid-1970s by two Australians, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren—is to develop a site until it meets all the needs of its inhabitants, from food and shelter to fuel and entertainment.

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Monster locust swarm attacks Middle East and Africa

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Planting more food forests , forests in general and permaculture can stop the swarms from starting in the first place. . How to create a food forest garden, by Martin Crawford. Act Food food forest food garden food orchard permaculture garden

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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in my Garden.

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Exploring a beautiful, 23 year old food forest in New Zealand (Video)

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I've asked this before—but having toured many permaculture gardens and food forests in my time, I've often had one big question: Can you really establish a satisfying, nutritious diet from the hodge-podge mixture of herbs, fruits, nuts and perennial vegetables that seem to make up the mainstay of such plantings?

Perennial Vegetables: Grow More Food With Less Work

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Combine permaculture gardening techniques and edible landscaping ingenuity in your garden by growing perennial vegetables. You’ll be surprised by how little work garden perennials require when compared with the work you expend growing annuals. Plus, our list of best perennials and resources guide will get you started with this sustainable, practical gardening technique. food growing gardening permaculture

Jenin Playground to Get Green Makeover

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German-Palestinian society NIJMAH is working on renovating a kid’s playground using natural materials and setting up a permaculture garden. Permaculture may be new to the Middle East but with Jordan hosting the recent permaculture world conference and various organic farms sprouting up , the region is slowly catching up. For more on Permaculture in the Middle East: Egypt’s Urban Agriculture Movement Is Growing.

How a ‘chicken tractor’ can clear and improve soil, as well as getting rid of pests

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Of course, chicken tractoring is one of the staples of Permaculture gardening, and the first time I saw chickens used to help in the garden was at Ragman’s Lane Farm years and years ago. Since then I’ve had chickens in most of my gardens, but it’s always a good idea to refine and reconsider how we design our food growing systems. chickens gardening permacultureMy vegetable field has some problems.

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Permaculture 101

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Combining the best of natural landscaping and edible gardening, permaculture systems sustain both themselves and their caregivers. The ultimate purpose of permaculture—a word coined in the mid-1970s by two Australians, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren—is to develop a site until it meets all the needs of its inhabitants, from food and shelter to fuel and entertainment. permacultureHow to put natural landscaping practices to use in your own backyard.

Permaculture & Sustainability Project Takes Off In Jordan

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A permaculture garden and a mud-brick house, the Dead Sea Harmony Centre in Jordan spreads the word on sustainability. Around three years ago, his passion to build a garden and host visitors staying in Jordan collided in new ways. Over the last year, Alajalian and his growing team of volunteers have planted a permaculture garden with a fully-functioning grey-water system which saves at least 50% on water consumption. Permaculture and Earthen Architecture.

Top 15 Food Plants that Grow in the Shade

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Jami is a Life Coach for WellBeing with a passion for creating beautiful permaculture gardens and food abundant communities. Though shade has always been thought of as the antithesis of gardening for food, I have learned in the past five years of growing in a shady spot (one with only two to three hours of direct sun per day) is that it is possible. The best crops to grow in the shady places of your garden/yard include the following: lettuce.

Celebrate Permaculture Day!

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Instead of offering an explanation of permaculture, or trying to explain my opinions, this post starts with a quote from permaculture expert David Holmgren, the co-originator of the permaculture concept: “Permaculture is design for sustainable living and landuse. From its Australian origins in the 1970’s permaculture has spread around the world creating positive and future-proof environmental solutions.

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Introduction to Permaculture, part 2

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Just a few weeks ago, we did an Introduction to Permaculture looking at some of the basics of this holistic growing practice. Today we have more to add to our introduction to permaculture, and we’ll discuss zones and sectors. For those interested in permaculture design , this is a good place to begin learning. Check out this post on Planetsave about how to make permaculture practical and watch a video of a permaculture garden in action on Sustainablog }.

Sustainable, sharing communities explored in Karen Litfin’s book ‘Ecovillages’

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Yet both are drawn to bicycles and permaculture, suggesting that ‘sustainability’ has some common ground in east Hollywood and west Africa. Yet both are drawn to bicycles and permaculture, suggesting common ground between east Hollywood to west Africa. Findhorn, in Moray, on the northeast coast of Scotland, was formed in 1962, Litfin writes, “when three spiritual seekers with no previous gardening experience transformed a barren, windy bluff on the North Seat into a cornucopia.”