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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...

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...

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...

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...

Compost Direct |
Tuesday, 25th November 2014

Peat has been used for years, mainly as a fuel but also in compost.

It takes thousands of years for peat to be formed, as the decay process of vegetation is slowed by the lack of oxygen. This makes it an unsustainable product, known by many as a fossil fuel...

Bart Glumineau |
Monday, 17th November 2014

For several years following its official creation by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the late 1970s, permaculture had remained a marginal approach practiced by a small number of individuals.

© Graham Burnett
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 13th November 2014

This month we (Permanent Publications) are publishing The Vegan Book of Permaculture by permaculture teacher and author and our good friend, Graham Burnett...