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Graham Burnett |
Saturday, 13th December 2014

Some of the online responses to my recently published Vegan Book of Permaculture have highlighted a polarity that exists between vegans and those who use animal products or integrate...

Rob, Mart, Maddy & Tim at Rapanui HQ
Maddy Harland |
Friday, 12th December 2014

Visiting Rapanui requires crossing the water twice. First, we catch a ferry from Southampton docks to Cowes on the Isle of Wight, famous for building boats and yachting. Then from Cowes, Tim and I walk on to a little chain ferry, a remnant of another age with its wooden benches and charming...

Ben Law |
Friday, 12th December 2014

I have a holly tree at Prickly Nut Wood which is for many reasons, is very valuable to me.

Bonnie L. Grant |
Tuesday, 9th December 2014

Prozac may not be the only way to get rid of your serious blues. Soil microbes have been found to have similar effects on the brain and are without side effects and chemical dependency potentials. Learn how to harness the natural antidepressant in soil and make yourself happier and healthier...

Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 2nd December 2014

Alongside our daily features, news and events on the permaculture.co.uk website there are other nooks and crannies within the site that throw-up amazing contacts, some life changing opportunities (read on to find out about a tropical island that wants a permaculture designer right now!) and...

Maddy Harland |
Tuesday, 2nd December 2014

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."

Shaun Wheatcroft |
Tuesday, 2nd December 2014

The walipini, or underground greenhouse as it is often known, can be easy to build and extends the food growing season.

By using solar heat, windows facing the sun, and thick walls, growers in temperate and cool climates can grow into winter.

A great solution for our ever changing...

Main No Dig Vegetable Garden
Maddy Harland |
Monday, 1st December 2014

I have always made compost. Currently, I have a wormery plus a Hotbin chugging away in my greenhouse. These make weed free potting compost and the glorious 'worm wee' that fertilises the greenhouse crops. I also have a stack of three tractor tyres that composts large quantities of organic matter...