Colony Earth – An Interview with the Founder of Bitcoin Permaculture – Bitcoin Magazine

Colony Earth – An Interview with the Founder of Bitcoin Permaculture
Bitcoin Magazine
Colony Earth is an Eco Development company that runs on permaculture, renewable resources, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. With a mission to create a development that is a living example of healthy balanced living and education, in an environment …

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Permaculture being taught to Timorese coffee farmers and in national education … – ABC Local


ABC Local

Permaculture being taught to Timorese coffee farmers and in national education
ABC Local
The coffee country of Timor Leste is a world away from the birthplace of permaculture in northern Tasmania but it's taking off there in a big way. The Timor-based NGO Permatil is working with the Timorese Government to train coffee bean farmers in …

Neil Young Takes Permaculture on New West Coast Tour – Permaculture Magazine


Permaculture Magazine

Neil Young Takes Permaculture on New West Coast Tour
Permaculture Magazine
Legendary singer, songwriter and activist Neil Young (www.neilyoung.com) has once again invited Permaculture magazine on tour in the USA. Neil's Rebel Content Tour in support of his recent The Monsanto Years album takes place at mostly indoor venues, …

Natural farming: Hamilton’s ABC Acres utilizes Permaculture techniques – Ravalli Republic


Ravalli Republic

Natural farming: Hamilton's ABC Acres utilizes Permaculture techniques
Ravalli Republic
On the ABC Acres website, the couple defines Permaculture “as a design science that implements agricultural practices in a way that mirror natural ecosystems resulting in abundant yields with minimal amounts of care, inputs and management.” Both men

Permaculture Living Lab aims to create interactive space – Oswegonian


Oswegonian

Permaculture Living Lab aims to create interactive space
Oswegonian
The Permaculture Living Lab is the garden located between the Shineman Center and Lee Hall, on what used to be a construction site. It is designed to maximize interactions among plants, insects and animal species. This “edible forest landscape” aims to …

WCSU In Danbury Calls For Green Thumbs At Permaculture Garden Community Day – The Daily Voice


The Daily Voice

WCSU In Danbury Calls For Green Thumbs At Permaculture Garden Community Day
The Daily Voice
DANBURY, Conn. — The public is invited to help harvest kale, Asian pears, berries and herbs from the garden at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury on Thursday, Sept. 17, between 10 a.m. and noon. Members of the community can join faculty, …

International Transition Conference 2015 – Permaculture Magazine


Permaculture Magazine

International Transition Conference 2015
Permaculture Magazine
Speakers at the conference include the founder and previously a permaculture teacher, Rob Hopkins and our latest author Howard Johns, (Energy Revolution). Topics of discussion include REconomy, growing food, personal resilience, community-owned …

Developing Regenerative Enterprises in Rural Kenya – Permaculture Magazine

Developing Regenerative Enterprises in Rural Kenya
Permaculture Magazine
The programme works with farmer's groups and women's groups, helping them to develop small regenerative enterprises through development of permaculture agroforestry systems, where food crops and cash crops are intercropped in a mutually beneficial …

Promoting permaculture in the Inland Northwest – Spokane Journal of Business

Promoting permaculture in the Inland Northwest
Spokane Journal of Business
In 2012, Foote took a course in Spokane to earn certification in permaculture design, which is defined as a system of creating environmentally sustainable ecosystems backed by three ethical guidelines: care for the earth, care for people, and share the

Delegates Call for Government Support on Renewable Energy – Permaculture Magazine


Permaculture Magazine

Delegates Call for Government Support on Renewable Energy
Permaculture Magazine
The 650 delegates from 72 countries attended the International Permaculture Convergence, aimed at 'Desgining the World We Want'. They back calls from key energy entrepreneurs after the Government have made more decisions that move away from …

Free Webinar – The Natural Antidepressant – Permaculture Magazine


Permaculture Magazine

Free Webinar – The Natural Antidepressant
Permaculture Magazine
Depression is a modern epidemic: Dr Chris Johnstone and Miriam Akhtar explore natural, effective ways to promote emotional wellbeing based on things we do rather than take. They introduce the 'Self-Help SSRI toolkit' of Strategies, Strengths, Resources …

Vlaun hosts permaculture talk tonight – Lewiston Sun Journal


Lewiston Sun Journal

Vlaun hosts permaculture talk tonight
Lewiston Sun Journal
NORWAY — The Center for an Ecology-Based Economy will host a presentation and discussion tonight, Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 pm at CEBE in the The Commons at 447 Main St. The title of the talk by Scott Vlaun is "The Promise of Permaculture for …
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Nelson Lebo: Permaculture offers plenty of sustainable solutions – Wanganui Chronicle

Nelson Lebo: Permaculture offers plenty of sustainable solutions
Wanganui Chronicle
These were the words of Chuck Barry, a small-scale organic farmer I met in Montrose, Colorado, about 10 years ago. Chuck made a comfortable living growing high-quality vegetables on two acres in a dry and seasonally cold environment that may be …

Weekend Planner: Permaculture event draws from all over the Midwest – Albert Lea Tribune

Weekend Planner: Permaculture event draws from all over the Midwest
Albert Lea Tribune
Permaculture enthusiasts from all over the Midwest will descend on Harmony Park Music Garden this weekend for a permaculture convergence known as Gathering of the Guilds. Gates open at noon on Friday at the park, 79503 298th St., near Geneva.

Permaculture and organic gardens plant seed of sustainability at IC – The Ithacan


The Ithacan

Permaculture and organic gardens plant seed of sustainability at IC
The Ithacan
The permaculture garden is one of two plots at Ithaca College that produce food with minimal impact to the environment. In an obscure location, past the facilities building and through the woods, sits the college's organic garden, which uses no

Designing for Affordable Housing- San Francisco Permaculture Guild – Bay Area Indymedia

Designing for Affordable Housing- San Francisco Permaculture Guild
Bay Area Indymedia
Title: Designing for Affordable Housing- San Francisco Permaculture Guild. START DATE: Wednesday September 02. TIME: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Location Details: Matter of Trust 3338 17th btw Mission and Valencia St San Francisco. Event Type: Panel …

Northwest Permaculture Convergence Focusing On Sustainable Neighborhoods – KLCC FM Public Radio

Northwest Permaculture Convergence Focusing On Sustainable Neighborhoods
KLCC FM Public Radio
Spencer: "This is not just about growing vegetables in your backyard, the ideals of creating systems that fit within the natural world, within our economic and ecological means – these are also characteristics of permaculture." Spencer says in a world

River Road Resilient Food System: Suburban Permaculture at Work – Mother Earth News


Mother Earth News

River Road Resilient Food System: Suburban Permaculture at Work
Mother Earth News
Spencer (who blogs for MOTHER EARTH NEWS) is a suburban permaculture pioneer who began turning his lawns into a garden 15 years ago by taking a jackhammer to his driveway and replacing concrete with vegetables. At about the same time, his …

Greenbush homestead flourishes with help of permaculture – Bangor Daily News


Bangor Daily News

Greenbush homestead flourishes with help of permaculture
Bangor Daily News
Heather Omand and her husband, Tyler Omand, work with the patterns in the ecosystem around their Omand's Organics farmstead in Greenbush. They shaped their land, grow vegetables and raise ducks, chickens and guinea fowl following permaculture …

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Auburn is one step closer to transforming local park into food garden – Auburn Citizen


Auburn Citizen

Auburn is one step closer to transforming local park into food garden
Auburn Citizen
Laura Kennedy, permaculture enthusiast and Ithaca resident, discusses the process of building a worm bin for composting. The worm bin composting demonstration was a part of the first permaculture workshop in light of an edible food forest that will be …

What Permaculture Can Teach Us About Living Mindfully to Ensure Abundance for All – One Green Planet


One Green Planet

What Permaculture Can Teach Us About Living Mindfully to Ensure Abundance for All
One Green Planet
For all the mysteries that seem to surround permaculture — Is it a type of organic gardening? Is it green living? Sustainable living? A design system? A way of life? — one thing for sure is that the crux of the practice is simple: ethics. Three, to

Greener Neighborhoods are Focus of NW Permaculture Convergence – Public News Service


Public News Service

Greener Neighborhoods are Focus of NW Permaculture Convergence
Public News Service
Spencer said it's significant that the eighth Convergence event is being held this year in a Eugene neighborhood, since more neighborhoods are adopting permaculture ideas and practices to improve the environment, grow their own food, or save water and …

Visit a permaculture garden (and home) in Gretton Fields as part of Cheltenham … – Gloucestershire Echo


Gloucestershire Echo

Visit a permaculture garden (and home) in Gretton Fields as part of Cheltenham
Gloucestershire Echo
Gardeners who'd like to work more in harmony with nature, as well as those who want to find out about more sustainable houses will literally have a field day at Alison Ensor's House in Gretton Fields. Alison and her husband Chris will be opening their

Plants, bats and permaculture: Six nature-friendly Saturday alternatives to … – Auburn Citizen


Auburn Citizen

Plants, bats and permaculture: Six nature-friendly Saturday alternatives to
Auburn Citizen
"What is Permaculture? A Community Discussion" will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lepak Park, 53 Garrow St., Auburn. Designers and educators Peter Cramer and Erin Humphrey will explore the practices and principles of permaculture, a design system …

Permaculture Magic: Why Swales Are Swell for the Garden – One Green Planet


One Green Planet

Permaculture Magic: Why Swales Are Swell for the Garden
One Green Planet
Swales are not exclusive to permaculture, but they are widely used in the practice. They are a popular component for many garden designs, especially food forests. They are simple to make, requiring only rudimentary tools and a basic knowledge of what …

Using Swales to Your Advantage: How to Water Your Garden With the Power of Nature – One Green Planet


One Green Planet

Using Swales to Your Advantage: How to Water Your Garden With the Power of Nature
One Green Planet
Swales are not exclusive to permaculture, but they are widely used in the practice. They are a popular component for many garden designs, especially food forests. They are simple to make, requiring only rudimentary tools and a basic knowledge of what …

Santa Barbara Premiere of INHABIT, a feature length documentary introducing … – Lompoc Record

Santa Barbara Premiere of INHABIT, a feature length documentary introducing
Lompoc Record
Permaculture is a design science based on the observation and replication of patterns and relationships found in nature; it is an approach to designing sustainable systems of agriculture, community, economics, politics, and more. INHABIT looks at

Permaculture Day celebrates sustainability, self-sufficiency – Washington Times

Permaculture Day celebrates sustainability, self-sufficiency
Washington Times
CHICHESTER, N.H. (AP) – Nature walks and workshops are on the agenda for the third animal New Hampshire Permaculture Day. Presented by the New Hampshire Permaculture Guild and UNH Cooperative Extension, Saturday's event in Chichester is …

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Young Kenyan Sees Permaculture Seeding Peace – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Young Kenyan Sees Permaculture Seeding Peace
Huffington Post
The beginning: a small plot of land sprouting from the basics of permaculture. An organic community garden that feeds the bellies and minds of some 200 locals, giving them sustenance, skills and purpose so they won't turn to gangs, drugs and prostitution.

London neighbors create ‘instant’ permaculture gardens for each other – Treehugger


Treehugger

London neighbors create 'instant' permaculture gardens for each other
Treehugger
That's the idea behind Permablitz—a concept that started out in Australia before catching on in London—and which involves neighbors getting together to carry out one-day garden makeovers using permaculture design as the guiding vision. From beautiful …

Tue 8 AM | Lessons In Permaculture, Emphasis On “Culture” – Jefferson Public Radio


Jefferson Public Radio

Tue 8 AM | Lessons In Permaculture, Emphasis On "Culture"
Jefferson Public Radio
Narrowly defined, it's about agriculture that can be sustained indefinitely, because it is agriculture that acknowledges the needs and rhythms of the ecosystem being farmed. And it's not just for the country. The Northwest Permaculture Convergence is

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Lessons In Permaculture, Emphasis On “Culture” – Jefferson Public Radio


Jefferson Public Radio

Lessons In Permaculture, Emphasis On "Culture"
Jefferson Public Radio
Narrowly defined, it's about agriculture that can be sustained indefinitely, because it is agriculture that acknowledges the needs and rhythms of the ecosystem being farmed. And it's not just for the country. The Northwest Permaculture Convergence is

Corbyn is great – but the Greens are different! – The Ecologist (blog)

Corbyn is great – but the Greens are different!
The Ecologist (blog)
We need to kick our addiction to fossil fuels and chemical-based fertilizers; we need to invest massively in permaculture, agroforestry, organic farming and above all in agroecology. We need to end the absurd subsidies for mega-farmers who are wrecking

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Food forest fans propose a garden of eating in Collin County park – Dallas Morning News


Dallas Morning News

Food forest fans propose a garden of eating in Collin County park
Dallas Morning News
Kallas asked Nicholas Burtner, director of the Plano-based School of Permaculture, to design a food forest for the site and present the plan to the board. “To my knowledge, this would be the largest in the nation,” Burtner said of the proposed food forest.

Science to Live By: Floriescense and Our Common Home – The Crozet Gazette

Science to Live By: Floriescense and Our Common Home
The Crozet Gazette
Sustainable doesn't, nor does organic, green, renewable, biodynamic, permaculture, agroecology, cradle-to-cradle, transition movement, or deep ecology. Floriescence is a way of viewing the world that couples enduring, universal principles with dynamic, …

Essay: No single philosophy can guide the way we farm – Columbia Daily Tribune


Columbia Daily Tribune

Essay: No single philosophy can guide the way we farm
Columbia Daily Tribune
There's an unbreachable divide between advocates of modern conventional agriculture and, essentially, everyone else, from the mainstream — organic, local, anti-GMO — to the less-so — biodynamics, permaculture, agroforestry. The parties are

Northwest Permaculture Convergence Needs Ride Leader Volunteers – WeBikeEugene

Northwest Permaculture Convergence Needs Ride Leader Volunteers
WeBikeEugene
Would you like to see a greener, more healthy and resilient Eugene? You can help. The 2015 Northwest Permaculture Convergence is looking for eight or so bike enthusiasts to help escort several bike tours that will be visiting “green” sites in Eugene.

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Central Vermont group aims to design the ‘Next Systems’ using permaculture … – vtdigger.org

Central Vermont group aims to design the 'Next Systems' using permaculture
vtdigger.org
A Regional Design workshop is scheduled from 9:00am-5:00pm on Tuesday, August 18th at the Montpelier High School. The workshop is free and open to the public. Facilitators are utilizing Permaculture design principles to develop regional design …

‘Permaculture the African Way’ in Cameroon’s Only Eco-Village – Inter Press Service


Inter Press Service

'Permaculture the African Way' in Cameroon's Only Eco-Village
Inter Press Service
Scene from Ndanifor Permaculture Eco-village in Bafut in Cameroon's Northwest Region, the country's first and only eco-village which is based on the principle that the answer to food insecurity lies in sustainable and organic methods of farming. Credit

Center for Sustainable Living refocuses on permaculture – The Herald-Times (subscription)

Center for Sustainable Living refocuses on permaculture
The Herald-Times (subscription)
For the past 23 years, the Center for Sustainable Living has been helping the Bloomington community, through establishing and supporting various projects and in other ways promoting sustainability. But the center has been going through an evolution for

How Can We Achieve Sustainability?: First We Have to Anticipate the Future – In These Times


In These Times

How Can We Achieve Sustainability?: First We Have to Anticipate the Future
In These Times
The “beacons,” featured in numerous United Nation studies published in the last decade, include innovations in perennialization, permaculture, agroforestry and diversified crop/livestock systems. It is important to remember that transformations never

Iowa State professor returns from Cuba with a sense of optimism – Iowa State University News Service


Iowa State University News Service

Iowa State professor returns from Cuba with a sense of optimism
Iowa State University News Service
Today, Cuba is an advocate of agro-ecology and permaculture. Through educational campaigns and research centers, the country has promoted the study of ecology in design systems and sustainable agriculture, Caraway said. Permaculture is a holistic and …

Permaculture-Companion Planting on Steroids – Mother Earth News


Mother Earth News

Permaculture-Companion Planting on Steroids
Mother Earth News
Permaculture is creating a synergistic garden; one that is symbiotic and supporting. It includes enriching the soil, planting for nutrients, planting for shade, planting for food, landscaping for water, planting to attract beneficial insects, planting

Food and ideology don’t mix: There’s not one way to feed world – Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Food and ideology don't mix: There's not one way to feed world
Genetic Literacy Project
There's an unbreachable divide between advocates of modern conventional agriculture and, essentially, everyone else, from the mainstream (organic, local, anti-GMO) to the less-so (biodynamics, permaculture, agroforestry). The parties are entrenched

Shenandoah Permaculture Institute announces fall permaculture design … – Augusta Free Press

Shenandoah Permaculture Institute announces fall permaculture design
Augusta Free Press
newspaper Shenandoah Permaculture Institute is offering a full permaculture design certificate course in the Staunton area taking place over 4 weekends; Sept. 25-27, Oct. 17-18, Oct. 24-25, Nov. 7-8. Course participants will learn to design sustainable …

Why everyone who is sure about their food philosophy is wrong – The Washington … – Washington Post

Why everyone who is sure about their food philosophy is wrong – The Washington
Washington Post
There's an unbreachable divide between advocates of modern conventional agriculture and, essentially, everyone else, from the mainstream (organic, local, anti-GMO) to the less-so (biodynamics, permaculture, agroforestry). The parties are entrenched

Why everyone who is sure about a food philosophy is wrong – The Washington Post – Washington Post

Why everyone who is sure about a food philosophy is wrong – The Washington Post
Washington Post
There's an unbreachable divide between advocates of modern conventional agriculture and, essentially, everyone else, from the mainstream (organic, local, anti-GMO) to the less-so (biodynamics, permaculture, agroforestry). The parties are entrenched

Why everyone who is sure about a food philosophy is wrong – Washington Post

Why everyone who is sure about a food philosophy is wrong
Washington Post
There's an unbreachable divide between advocates of modern conventional agriculture and, essentially, everyone else, from the mainstream (organic, local, anti-GMO) to the less-so (biodynamics, permaculture, agroforestry). The parties are entrenched

The Real Deal with the California Drought- San Francisco Permaculture Guild … – Bay Area Indymedia

The Real Deal with the California Drought- San Francisco Permaculture Guild
Bay Area Indymedia
For this month's gathering, the SF Permaculture Guild is hosting a FREE, public, interactive discussion on the California Drought! Come find out the real deal with the current water crisis in California. We'll spend an evening discussing root causes

Permaculture Happy Hour – The Frederick News-Post : Classes, Workshops & Lectures – Frederick News Post (subscription)

Permaculture Happy Hour – The Frederick News-Post : Classes, Workshops & Lectures
Frederick News Post (subscription)
An Introduction to Permaculture Design gives a preview of coming attractions including the Permaculture Design Certificate Course. Join us for a glass of wine and light refreshment. Learn how to meet more of your basic needs for food, water and energy …

Organizing a Neighborhood Permaculture Convergence, Part 1 – Organic Gardening … – Mother Earth News

Organizing a Neighborhood Permaculture Convergence, Part 1 – Organic Gardening
Mother Earth News
If you Google search the words "Permaculture Convergence" you will find links to dozens of permaculture convergences over the past year up to the present. They are scattered all of the country. Northeast, Florida, Colorado, Ohio. Northern California …

Organizing a Neighborhood Permaculture Convergence, Part 1 – Mother Earth News


Mother Earth News

Organizing a Neighborhood Permaculture Convergence, Part 1
Mother Earth News
If you Google search the words "Permaculture Convergence" you will find links to dozens of permaculture convergences over the past year up to the present. They are scattered all of the country. Northeast, Florida, Colorado, Ohio. Northern California …

Rural Home Wins Passivhaus Award | Permaculture Magazine – Permaculture Magazine


Permaculture Magazine

Rural Home Wins Passivhaus Award | Permaculture Magazine
Permaculture Magazine
Rural Home Wins Passivhaus Award. Permaculture magazine. Thursday, 23rd July 2015. A rural home and farm in Northumberland has won the Passivhaus award for the Small Project Category. Passivhaus.jpg. Steel Farm in Northumberland became the …

Mark down permaculture weekend – Wanganui Chronicle … – New Zealand Herald – Wanganui Chronicle

Mark down permaculture weekend – Wanganui Chronicle – New Zealand Herald
Wanganui Chronicle
The Whanganui Permaculture Weekend is lined up for its third consecutive year on the weekend of September 12-13. This year's edition will include a wide range of property tours, along with workshops on pruning, fruit tree care, organic gardening, …

Permaculture Design Certificate course starts in August – The Coloradoan – The Coloradoan


The Coloradoan

Permaculture Design Certificate course starts in August – The Coloradoan
The Coloradoan
Learn how to think ecologially and earn a Permaculture Design Certificate at the same time. A class taught through The Growing Project will address topics such as grey water systems, integrating animals into your yard, perennials and fruit trees

Win Two Tickets to Green Gathering | Permaculture Magazine – Permaculture Magazine

Win Two Tickets to Green Gathering | Permaculture Magazine
Permaculture Magazine
The winning solution will win two tickets to Green Gathering, and runner's up will win their choice of book from, Around the World in 80 Plants, Trees for Gardens, Orchards and Permaculture or Getting Started in Your Own Wood. Winners will be announced

Permaculture practices can create a sustainable landscape – San Jose Mercury News

Permaculture practices can create a sustainable landscape
San Jose Mercury News
Permaculture is a way of living that follows three ethical guidelines and 12 principles, all designed to create sustainable, natural landscapes that improve the lives of people and the planet, says Bethallyn Black, a certified permaculture designer

Permaculture practices can create a sustainable landscape – San Jose Mercury … – San Jose Mercury News

Permaculture practices can create a sustainable landscape – San Jose Mercury
San Jose Mercury News
Permaculture is a way of living that follows three ethical guidelines and 12 principles, all designed to create sustainable, natural landscapes that improve the lives of people and the planet, says Bethallyn Black, a certified permaculture designer

7 Permaculture-Recommended Plants You Should Include in the Garden | One … – One Green Planet


One Green Planet

7 Permaculture-Recommended Plants You Should Include in the Garden | One
One Green Planet
The permaculture way with plants is to find garden participants that have good symbiotic relationships with others. We look for perennial plants so that we don't have to tirelessly cultivate them year after year. We also want to find multiple functions

7 Permaculture-Recommended Plants You Should Include in the Garden – One Green Planet


One Green Planet

7 Permaculture-Recommended Plants You Should Include in the Garden
One Green Planet
The permaculture way with plants is to find garden participants that have good symbiotic relationships with others. We look for perennial plants so that we don't have to tirelessly cultivate them year after year. We also want to find multiple functions

JCC to host ecology, food and permaculture panel, July 19 | Mountain Xpress – Mountain Xpress


Mountain Xpress

JCC to host ecology, food and permaculture panel, July 19 | Mountain Xpress
Mountain Xpress
The panel entitled, “Ecology, Food and Permaculture in the Living Jewish Landscape,”will feature representatives of Jewish institutions in Asheville. The panelist for the evening include, Lael Gray, executive director of the JCC; Zev Friedman

JCC to host ecology, food and permaculture panel, July 19 – Mountain Xpress


Mountain Xpress

JCC to host ecology, food and permaculture panel, July 19
Mountain Xpress
The panel entitled, “Ecology, Food and Permaculture in the Living Jewish Landscape,”will feature representatives of Jewish institutions in Asheville. The panelist for the evening include, Lael Gray, executive director of the JCC; Zev Friedman

London Transition Food Festival | Permaculture Magazine – Permaculture Magazine

London Transition Food Festival | Permaculture Magazine
Permaculture Magazine
Transition Tooting hold their annual 'Tooting Foodival' on 12-13th September, offering locally grown and cooked food, with a cooking competition and plenty of family activities. Foodival_2015_logo (1).jpg. The ever popular Tooting Foodival returns for

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Permaculture and Soil: How to Follow Nature’s Lead to Grow Amazing Produce – One Green Planet


One Green Planet

Permaculture and Soil: How to Follow Nature's Lead to Grow Amazing Produce
One Green Planet
A couple of years later, upon discovering permaculture, I learned to look at things differently. Truth be known, my little garden beds had been pretty successful, with a harvest of green beans, snow peas, tomatillos, and radishes that all tasted