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8 forms of capital active hope agroecology agroforestry alder buckthorn Amazon anxiety apples arthritis back yard beans Bec Hellouin beech tree bees beneficial berries biochar biodigester biodiversity blackberries blackthorn book review brain brassica cage budget build building campesino capital card deck Celtic festivals change changes chemical-free chickens christmas circular clay pot cleansers cleansing milks climate change climate emergency climate grief climate solutions climbers climbing cob comfrey community compost compost teas connection consciousness conservation container cooking coppice coppicing cordial cosmology courgettes crafts crisis crop protection Cross Quarter Festival cultural emergence culture cut flowers cycles degraded design diary diversity DIY do it yourself dryland earth care Earth's energy ecoculture economics ecopoetry ecosystem ecosystem restoration camps ecosystems edges edible edible flowers education efficiency elder elderflowers elements elixir energy equinox ethics face mask fair shares Fairtrade farming feedback feminine ferns figs film firewood floristry flower essence flower garden flowers food food forest food garden footbath forage foraging forest garden forest gardening forests fruit fruit leather fruit trees fungi future future care gardening garlic gift economy gin Give Nature a voice Glennie Kindred global poverty glut grapes greenhouse grief groundcover grow grow food grow your own growing guilds habitat habits handcream harvest harvests hawthorn hazel hazelnut healing shrubs healing trees health healthy soil heart health hedgerow hedging herbal herbal remedies herbal teas herbalist herbs holistic holistic planned grazing home homeless homemade wine homestead hope Hugelkultur humanure hummus hungry gap IBC tanks Imbolc incense increase yields Indigenous inexpensive influence inspiration International Womens Day jam keyline kitchen garden lacto-fermentation Lammas land landscape landscapes life lifestyle limeflowers livelihood livestock living labs logs Looby Macnamara lotion low cost low-impact Lush Spring Prize macerations Manda Scott Mangwende Orphan Care Trust market garden market gardening marmalade marshmallow mass heater meadowsweet medicinal microbes microfarm Midwest Permaculture mimic mindset mitigation money Morag Gamble moringa Mother Earth mulch multifunctional mushrooms native plants natural natural building natural fertiliser natural skincare natural swimming pool nature nature connection nitrogen no dig no waste no-dig novel November nutrition nuts observe oca October off-grid oil cleansing orchard orchards organic organic flowers organic gardening outdoor shower oven oxymel oyster pallets pasture-fed patterns people people care peoplecare perennials permaculture permaculture design permaculture magazine award permaculutre permayouth pesto pests philippines pine tree pips pizza oven plant profile plants pollinators pollution polyculture polycultures preserving principles propagating protection pruning prunings psycho-spiritual awareness psychospiritual transformation rainforest rainwater raspberries recipe recipes reduce reed beds regeneration regenerative regenerative agriculture relative location relative matter remedy renewable renewable energy resources restoration reuse revolution rhythms rootstock rootstocks roundhouse roundwood runner beans sage salad salads salve Samhain schools Scotland scotts pine seasonal seasons seeds selfcare Sepp Holzer september septic tanks sewage treatment shade shamanism sheet mulching shrubs skincare sloes slugs small solutions small-scale smallholding social justice soil health solar solutions sowing spiritual spring squash stacking functions stock-free straw straw bale summer sustainable Sweet Bay syntropic systems temperate terraces thistles thrutopia timber timber framing tincture tonic toolkit tools transformation trees upcycle urban urban gardening veg garden vegan veganic vermicomposting vinegar walnuts waste water water cleansing watering weeds wellbeing wetland wild edges wild food wild garlic wildflower wildlife wine recipes wings winter winter greens winter salads wood stove woodburner woodland woodland management woodlands worms yarrow year round year-round food yield young people youth zai pits zone 00 zoning

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8 forms of capital active hope agroecology agroforestry alder buckthorn Amazon anxiety apples arthritis back yard beans Bec Hellouin beech tree bees beneficial berries biochar biodigester biodiversity blackberries blackthorn book review brain brassica cage budget build building campesino capital card deck Celtic festivals change changes chemical-free chickens christmas circular clay pot cleansers cleansing milks climate change climate emergency climate grief climate solutions climbers climbing cob comfrey community compost compost teas connection consciousness conservation container cooking coppice coppicing cordial cosmology courgettes crafts crisis crop protection Cross Quarter Festival cultural emergence culture cut flowers cycles degraded design diary diversity DIY do it yourself dryland earth care Earth's energy ecoculture economics ecopoetry ecosystem ecosystem restoration camps ecosystems edges edible edible flowers education efficiency elder elderflowers elements elixir energy equinox ethics face mask fair shares Fairtrade farming feedback feminine ferns figs film firewood floristry flower essence flower garden flowers food food forest food garden footbath forage foraging forest garden forest gardening forests fruit fruit leather fruit trees fungi future future care gardening garlic gift economy gin Give Nature a voice Glennie Kindred global poverty glut grapes greenhouse grief groundcover grow grow food grow your own growing guilds habitat habits handcream harvest harvests hawthorn hazel hazelnut healing shrubs healing trees health healthy soil heart health hedgerow hedging herbal herbal remedies herbal teas herbalist herbs holistic holistic planned grazing home homeless homemade wine homestead hope Hugelkultur humanure hummus hungry gap IBC tanks Imbolc incense increase yields Indigenous inexpensive influence inspiration International Womens Day jam keyline kitchen garden lacto-fermentation Lammas land landscape landscapes life lifestyle limeflowers livelihood livestock living labs logs Looby Macnamara lotion low cost low-impact Lush Spring Prize macerations Manda Scott Mangwende Orphan Care Trust market garden market gardening marmalade marshmallow mass heater meadowsweet medicinal microbes microfarm Midwest Permaculture mimic mindset mitigation money Morag Gamble moringa Mother Earth mulch multifunctional mushrooms native plants natural natural building natural fertiliser natural skincare natural swimming pool nature nature connection nitrogen no dig no waste no-dig novel November nutrition nuts observe oca October off-grid oil cleansing orchard orchards organic organic flowers organic gardening outdoor shower oven oxymel oyster pallets pasture-fed patterns people people care peoplecare perennials permaculture permaculture design permaculture magazine award permaculutre permayouth pesto pests philippines pine tree pips pizza oven plant profile plants pollinators pollution polyculture polycultures preserving principles propagating protection pruning prunings psycho-spiritual awareness psychospiritual transformation rainforest rainwater raspberries recipe recipes reduce reed beds regeneration regenerative regenerative agriculture relative location relative matter remedy renewable renewable energy resources restoration reuse revolution rhythms rootstock rootstocks roundhouse roundwood runner beans sage salad salads salve Samhain schools Scotland scotts pine seasonal seasons seeds selfcare Sepp Holzer september septic tanks sewage treatment shade shamanism sheet mulching shrubs skincare sloes slugs small solutions small-scale smallholding social justice soil health solar solutions sowing spiritual spring squash stacking functions stock-free straw straw bale summer sustainable Sweet Bay syntropic systems temperate terraces thistles thrutopia timber timber framing tincture tonic toolkit tools transformation trees upcycle urban urban gardening veg garden vegan veganic vermicomposting vinegar walnuts waste water water cleansing watering weeds wellbeing wetland wild edges wild food wild garlic wildflower wildlife wine recipes wings winter winter greens winter salads wood stove woodburner woodland woodland management woodlands worms yarrow year round year-round food yield young people youth zai pits zone 00 zoning

Magazine Back Issues

Summer 2024 (pm 120)

Could you Survive on Weeds?
What happens to your health when you only eat wild food? Mo Wilde took on a 12-month challenge.

Sansai: Let food be your medicine
Alan Carter explores the healing world of Japanese mountain vegetables that can easily be grown in your garden.

How Community Connections Boost Our Health
Food is far more than calories and nutrition. Lucy Aphramor explains why healthy social relationships and social justice play a vital role.

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Spring 2024 (pm 119)

The Lions’ Gate Permaculture Garden
Callum Egans explains how his academic community transformed The Lions’ Gate at Napier University, Edinburgh, into a series of permaculture gardens to create a healthier, nature-focused form of educational workplace.

Creating RegenerativeCommunities
Yearn for community but don’t know where to find it? Joanna Crowson, Jorge Gallardo and Andrew Zionts Abrams describe how they have created small gatherings to actively build community locally.

Gardens in the Sky
Mary Mellet from Re-Alliance reveals how urban rooftop agriculture can be a solution to lack of land, wherever you are in the world.

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Winter 2023 (pm 118)

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.

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Autumn 2023 (pm 117)

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.

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Summer 2023 (pm 116)

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.

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Spring 2023 (pm 115)

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.

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Winter 2022 (pm 114)

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.

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Autumn 2022 (pm 113)

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.

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