log in register
Svartsengi-power-station--007.jpg
Rob Squires

Recently I was given the task of helping Permaculture magazine find a new green Internet Service Provider...

Neonic.jpg
Patrick Smith - Ethical Consumer

The temporary restriction on the use of certain neonicotinoid pesticides in the European Union in December 2013 came as a massive relief to all those...

Portugaldevel.jpg
Alice Griffin

I would describe myself as a traveller: a wanderer, nomad, gypsy; someone frequently tempted by the lure of new horizons. Over the years this way of life has seen me spend time in many...

TinyHomeHugePurpose.jpg
Rozie Apps

In 2004 Irene 'Smokie' McGee lost her husband. She couldn't afford to live in the house they shared in Los Angeles, ending up living on the streets.

Elvis Summers, a Californian...

A forest garden in Bhutan ©Tim Harland
Maddy Harland

Some years ago, Tim and I were walking on a hot, dry day in the Himalayas to find a monastery in the Punakha District in Bhutan. Located near Lobesa, it stands on a round hillock and...

CompostToiletUrine.jpg
Omick

Urine separation is an integral component of the Barrel Composting Toilet System. The recommended system for urine diversion is described below. The system consists of two basic assemblies: a urine...

Bottlebeds.jpg
Cathy Ashley

My plot had always looked unkempt due to the ‘non’ areas amongst the designed and intentional elements. Then I stumbled upon the terms ‘masses and voids’.

I realised that the solution is to design...

Wormerybox.jpg
Susan Wakeman - Jardins Educatifs de la Cote

Using your kitchen green wastes as a resource is obvious for any ecologically-minded gardener. What to do though if you don't have space for a compost bin/pile? I have tried out several...

Sally modelling her eclipse viewer
Sally Broughton

You'll need a shoebox - or similar - small piece of foil, small piece of white paper, and a sharp knife/scissors :-

Calendar

June 2015

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1234567
891011121314
15IV Convergen…161718192021
222324Glastonbury …25262728
2930

July 2015

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2930123Permacultuur…45
6789101112
131415Buddhafield …1617Seed festiva…1819London Perma…
20212223WOMAD Festiv…242526
2728293031Sidmouth Fol…

September 2015

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
311Social Perma…23456
78Internationa…910Internationa…111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930

October 2015

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2829301234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
Donnachadh McCarthy

Donnachadh McCarthy is a campaigner who is trying to stop the government from escalating the use of fossil fuels and instead to build an economy based on renewable energy. Here he reports...

IMG_20150123_122138-500x500.jpg
Phil Moore

“Modern man is rapidly destroying the natural world on which he depends for his survival.”

timthumb.php_.jpeg
Drew Dellinger

Helen Moore’s poetry is an inch of topsoil built up over millennia; a living cell seen teeming under a microscope; a galaxy’s lucid dream. These poems pulse with...

Greenhouse.jpg
Rozie Apps

I have been interested in underground greenhouses for the last couple of years.

Ever since I saw a photo of a walipini, I knew that one day I would have to...

Tao-Vegetable_cover.jpg
Joan Bailey

The Tao of Vegetable Gardening: Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy and Serenity is the third gardening book by Carol Deppe,...