Co-operation in the community
Giles Simon explains why co-ops are doing more than just business and describes one co-op’s positive effect on the local community
Notes from a small garden, part II
In PM55, Wade Muggleton described low cost, simple garden projects. Here he introduces how to grow a mini-fruit garden in a small space
Want to live in an eco-home but can’t afford to build? Andrew Hunt turned his Victorian terraced house into a low carbon reality
Turning down the heat
After Paul Allen’s article, Patrick Whitefield looks at practical actions we can take as individuals to reduce global warming
Spread the permaculture world
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Notes from a small garden, part I
Small garden, big permaculture ideas?! Wade Muggleton shows you how to create an inexpensive edible Eden
What future for traditional gardening?
Julian Rose explains why keeping small mixed farms alive is vital for all our futures and explains why Poland holds so much promise
Crafting an alternative yule
Learn how to make your own seasonal decorations for a more creative and grounded Yule with Glennie Kindred
The outdoor permaculture classroom
A forest garden can be a richly multifunctional and diverse edible learning space for schools! Dave Richards explains why
War gardening
How living history is teaching kids to grow food in Essex by Graham Burnett
PM business
Maddy Harland , tells the story of Permanent Publications and the permaculture design thinking behind the company
Raised vegetable gardening
How to design and make productive raised beds by Patrick Whitefield
The Rebel Farmer, Part I
Leila Dregger introduces Sepp Holzer, pioneering permaculture farmer, who pushes the boundaries of climate and culture to create abundant landscapes
Want to change the world?
PM suggests... Step One: Inspire and engage your community and start your own film club
Stove of your dreams
Steve James explains how to turn unused paving slabs into a beautiful fast-burn, efficient masonry stove that costs very little!
Live Earth
We preview the event and look at what you can do to make a difference once the music is over and the dancing has stopped
Care in the community
Ashley Walker presents an innovative solution to institutional daycare that also engages the wider community
How to make a medicine herb wheel
Maureen and Keith Robertson explain how to design and plan a medicine herb garden
DIY rainwater harvesting
How to convert your downstairs toilet from mains water to a rainwater flushing system, by Klaus Muecher Erskine
Raised vegetable gardening
Part Two of Patrick Whitefield ’s article explaining how to design and make a very productive system for food growing
Eco-retrofitting in the city
Jenny Lunnon visits Dr Averil Stedeford’s award winning eco-renovated city house
A very ordinary house
Wade Muggleton shares tips on how he did the DIY eco-renovation of his ex-council house with recycled materials
Make your own triple compost bin
John Adams explains how to build an excellent composting system out of scrap
From overwhelm to engagement
Learn how to turn fear for the future into positive, balanced action