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Maddy Harland |
Saturday, 19th April 2014

At the beginning of spring I look out over the garden and see our no dig veggie beds, weed free and mulched with home-made compost, the fruit trees pruned, and new trees planted to add to the forest garden. The snowdrops have pushed through the frost and the...

Eric Toensmeier |
Friday, 18th April 2014

If you want to turn a barren lot into a permaculture paradise, you've got to start from the ground up.

Ben Law |
Thursday, 17th April 2014

The season's cutting is over. I love the cyclical nature of my work and how the winters fly by whilst I am out cutting in the coppice. But now spring is here and it is time to start processing the coppiced timber we have cut.

Flo Scott |
Thursday, 17th April 2014

Food waste has a huge negative impact on the environment. According to ‘Love Food Hate Waste’, about one third of all food produced worldwide gets wasted in the food production and consumption systems...

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Mörður G.Ott |
Thursday, 10th April 2014

Last summer, Mörður G.Ott was on a business trip to Oslo, when he heard there was a permaculture festival in Hurda. Mörður arrived dressed for business, but when he left he shed the business life and hoped to keep living the freedom of self that he had experienced...

Simon The Scribe |
Wednesday, 9th April 2014

Sometimes a real treat lands in your lap. I had seen on the Permaculture magazine Facebook page that an organisation called Grundtvig was offering EU sponsored trips to Malta for a permaculture course centred around Bahrija Oasis, on the west coast of the...

Mandy Pullen |
Tuesday, 8th April 2014

The Permaculture Design course I attended (over 20 years ago) had a heavy emphasis on inner work, that is Zone 00 or our subjective approach to permaculture. For those of you who haven't come across the term Zone 00, it is the zone inside us - the zone that...

Two Thirsty Gardeners |
Monday, 7th April 2014

Carl Legge is a legend among permaculturists. His new book, The Permaculture Kitchen, is packed with fantastic recipes and some top tips for living off the land. It's well on the way to becoming our new cooking bible. We caught up with him to talk about...