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Maddy Harland

Editor of Permaculture Magazine, contributor to Mother Earth News, forest gardener permaculture expert...

Lowton's Copse ©Tim Harland
Maddy Harland |
Saturday, 19th April 2014

Maddy visits Charles Dowding's new garden and is inspired by the year round abundance. She also shares David Holmgren's code to live by that will insulate you from economic crisis.

Maddy Harland |
Sunday, 23rd March 2014

Maddy Harland reviews a book that offers a way of living creatively in a time of great challenges, a time when humanity is threatened by ecological, social, and economic breakdown. Active Hope teaches us how to contribute to the global movement for a better, more equitable, and ecologically balanced world. This is a juicy, creative, and powerful book

Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 6th March 2014
The raw materials - exotic fruits and cacao display at the Chelsea Flower Show 2011
Maddy Harland |
Monday, 24th February 2014

It's Fairtrade Fortnight. Maddy Harland explains what Fairtrade is and why it is at the heart of the third permaculture ethic, Fair Shares

Cattle browsing at Krameterhof Farm
Maddy Harland |
Friday, 21st February 2014

Scientific predictions about the state of the planet are dire. Maddy Harland talks to farmer, Rebecca Hosking, suggests some regenerative solutions, and asks how do we really want to live?

Simple hotbed in Charles Dowding's greenhouse
Maddy Harland |
Friday, 3rd January 2014

Maddy visits Charles Dowding's No Dig market garden and is inspired by his hot bed that both heats his greenhouse and helps raise tender plants. She goes home and experiments with hot composting in mid winter to heat a small greenhouse.

Ben Law's roundwood woodland building at The Sustainability Centre ©Penny Rose
Maddy Harland |
Saturday, 14th December 2013

In the darkest days in the Northern hemisphere you can be forgiven for grieving about the state of the world. Maddy Harland, editor of Permaculture magazine, counsels us to live our permaculture lives to the full and take hope from all the good people and projects in this world-wide movement.

Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 14th November 2013

A meditation on the pleasure of wooding and the changing seasons. Maddy urges us not to let the winter get us down. Get outside, enjoy the winter outdoor tasks and the rhythms of the seasons.

Kramertof: the Holzer Farm in Austria
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 7th November 2013

Permaculture editor, Maddy Harland, describes what inspires her and how we can cultivate resilience and balance until the rest of the world wakes up to utter utter urgency of practical Earth restoration.

Vera Greutink grows year round salads in 2m2 (Issue 76)
Maddy Harland |
Tuesday, 22nd October 2013

In light of Tesco's recent survey, which found 70% of their salad bags are thrown away, Maddy shares a few tips to save money and help you never throw away food again.