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Steve Hanson |
Saturday, 20th December 2014

It’s a steal!... I’m not advocating theft here, far from it. But saving yourself a lot of money can feel like stealing. And surely saving money and benefitting others, is as ‘permaculture’ as it gets. My wife Fiona and I love to visit a local charity/thrift shop....

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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."

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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...