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ISBN: 9781856230513
Year Added to Catalog: 2010
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: 22 color photographs
Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/4
Number of Pages: 288
Book Publisher: Permanent Publications
Release Date: January 15, 2014
Web Product ID: 528

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Earth User's Guide to Permaculture, Second Edition

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The principle for permaculture is simple: provide back to the earth what we take from it to create a sustainable environment. The three principle aims are: Care for people; Care for the earth; and Redistributing everything surplus to one’s needs.

This completely revised and updated edition of Rosemary Morrow’s highly successful Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture is a straight-forward manual of practical permaculture. Fundamentally, permaculture is design science and in this new edition design is emphasised. This book will be most beneficial if you apply it to the space where you live and work. The same principles apply for becoming more sustainable and living lightly whether you live in a small city apartment with a balcony, in a house with a garden in the suburbs, or on acreage in the country.

Included in this new edition are chapters on seed-saving, permaculture at work, integrated pest management, information about domestic as well as rural water usage, a non-destructive approach towards dealing with weeks and wildlife, and designing to withstand a disaster.

Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture is suitable for beginners as well as experienced permaculture practitioners looking for new ideas in moving towards greater self-reliance and sustainable living.

About the Author

Rosemary Morrow

Rosemary Morrow has qualifications in agriculture, horticulture, rural sociology and adult education. She is a highly regarded permaculture teacher and has been practising and teaching in Australia and overseas for 20 years. Rob Allsopís warm and accessible illustrations support Rosemaryís practical approach to permaculture.


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