"You can fix all of the world's problems in the garden," says Lawton.
Take a glimpse into the impossible project that not only succeeded, but thrived. This is the story of how permaculture methods helped green a small portion of hyper-arid desert: a place with near to no rainfall and temperatures reaching 50 degress C.
Geoff Lawton designed a system that harvested every precious ounce of available water by effectively using and manipulating the natural landscape.
They found over time that they had de-salted the landscape naturally, creating a living soil and proving everybody wrong.
Even now with limited funding and minimal maintenance, the 10 acre site is nearly self-sufficient, and becoming increasingly fertile every day.