What is Permaculture?
Permaculture originated as a land-based solution but it has evolved in to an important set of tools for sharing resources, caring for others and acknowledging those who came before. Kirsten Bradley from Milkwood Permaculture Farm explains more.
A Passion for Working Class Permaculture
Chris McCartney explains how Steve Jones and Ben Blackburn are making an impact with practical, down to earth permaculture in communities forced to rely on food banks.
The Mandala Community Forest Garden
Garden designer, Pippa Chapman, shares how she incorporated medicinals, edibles and plants for crafting, into an immersive community garden.
The Time Traveller’s Tale
Rob Hopkins takes us to a future where the climate crisis is being faced head-on, exploring what could be…
The Unstoppable Transition Town
Learn how a town in Somerset has become a big hitter when it comes to buying up private land and turning it into community gardens and green spaces.
Thrutopia – The Future of Politics
In the second article of the series, best-selling novelist Manda Scott, explains how we can redesign our political systems so they genuinely represent people and Nature.
Restoring the Oceans
Melissa Hobson visits a new wave of projects that are helping to regenerate our coastlines with kelp forests, seagrass and oyster reefs.
Tiny Yard Permaculture
Charlie Gray describes how she designed food systems for herself, family and community from her small backyard in Bradford.
Irresistible Plants for Health and Wildlife
Paul Alfrey serves up a polyculture for herbal tea, salad, fruits and Nature.
25 Years Off Grid
Tony Wrench reflects on designing and building his own low impact roundhouse – a story of vision and determination that has changed planning policy.
The Rhythm of the Gardening Year
Liz Zorab has discovered how a seasonally sensitive approach to gardening has transformed her harvests and her personal energy, making growing less work and more attuned to natural cycles and patterns.
When Dreams Come True
In just six years Ecosystems Restoration Camps has grown from one man’s dream to a global movement. John Liu tells of many inspiring projects from Hollywood to Somalia that are literally changing lives and restoring whole ecosystems.
Micro Forest Gardening
Garden designer, Pippa Chapman, shares her top tips for making a mini food forest.
How to Turn Household Waste into Food using Fungi
Learn how to use mushroom spores to breakdown your kitchen waste and grow tasty, healthy and affordable mushrooms. Fat Fox Mushrooms tell you how.
Designing an Independent, Resilient Livelihood
Julie Plumridge and Clive Brandon tell the story of how they quit the city and found their patch of paradise.
The Wellbeing Garden
Katie Shepherd describes how she designed and planted an urban garden from scratch and shows you how to provide food for the table, a haven for wildlife, and a space for art and permaculture education.
Plants of the Future, Knowledge from the Past
Ella Brolly meets the Cactus Man of London, and learns how these desert species and indigenous know-how are inspiring solutions for urban food.
The Gentle Art of Volunteering
Both experienced volunteer and project leader, Doug King-Smith describes how the reciprocity of volunteering transforms people.
The Wine Garden
Adam and Wendy Huss planted a fruitful polyculture that has become an Edenic garden with an abundance of wine and juices as well as providing shade and shelter.
How to Grow More Food in a Small Space
Mark Ridsdill Smith is an experienced urban grower. Here he describes tried and tested ways of vertical, 3D growing for higher yields.
How Women are Restoring Palestinian Food Sovereignty
The Gaza Strip is home to a large cross-section of Palestine’s food system. Rozie Apps speaks to GUPAP, an interactive platform that is uniting and supporting these vital agri-enterprises.
How to Grow Beans - 4 Favourites for Healthy People and Planet
Susan Young is passionate about growing beans in a cool climate. Discover her tips for producing a homegrown staple from easy to grow varieties.
The Increasing Impacts of Light Pollution
David Smith of Buglife looks at the consequences on wildlife, human health and energy consumption.
See the World by Permacycling
Joe Diomede has spent many years travelling the world via bicycle, with every moment connecting him to the natural world and the many people he's met. But how does this link to permaculture and its three ethics?