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Applying Permaculture to the Home Garden: Toby Hemenway on Writer’s Voice

Posted By dpacheco On May 29, 2009 @ 4:25 am In Garden & Agriculture | No Comments

Francesca Rheannon of Writer’s Voice talks to Toby Hemenway [1], author of the new classic Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture [2], in the first part of this podcast on Sustainable Gardening.

When you think about natural, sustainable gardening, says Toby, “organic” is really just the starting point. What a permaculture gardener is really trying to achieve is to mimic the processes that go on in nature. Say you walk into a forest: everything looks fine. You go back in three months later: things are pretty much the same. With minimal, if any, human inputs, nature takes care of itself. How can we apply this to our own backyard gardens? That’s the question Toby Hemenway tries to answer in his never-ending quest to dispense permaculture across the land, like Caine dispensing justice on “Kung Fu.”

Listen Now [3]


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[1] Toby Hemenway: http://www.chelseagreen.com/authors/toby_hemenway

[2] Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture: http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/gaias_garden_second_edition:paperback

[3] Listen Now: http://chelseagreen.hipcast.com/deluge/dbb9d4a6-2045-24e0-00e8-3db33d00a899.mp3

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