Winter 2015 (PM 86)
Rocket Stove Hot Tub
Alicia Taylor and Jamie Ash explain how to build a wood fired hot tub with the added efficiency of a rocket stove.
 
The Great Green Wall of China
Award winning filmmaker, John D. Liu, visits an extraordinary project where ecosystem based adaptation is delivering real results.
 
Make a Bentwood Chair
Ben Law describes how to construct attractive and comfortable garden chairs from small diameter coppiced roundwood.
 
Crop Protection
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Stephanie Hafferty looks at the net gains of pest and climate control as part of her food crop growing regime.
 
The Energy Revolution
Howard Johns argues that we are at the beginning of the fourth great revolution in human history – one which is taking place on all continents of the world.
 
Farming in Tanzania
Heather Tomlinson shares how organic farming in Tanzania is creating healthy food, increasing incomes and restoring damaged ecosystems.
 
Multifunctional Microgrid
Diana Leafe Christian describes how Earthaven, a rural mountain ecovillage, has developed a responsive offgrid power system.
 
What is Permaculture?
Maddy Harland explains the three ethics of permaculture: Earth Care, People Care and Fair Shares.
 
Made in Hackney
Rozie Apps describes how a food project that is teaching local people how to forage and source and cook healthy, affordable food.
 
Straw Bale Gardening
Liquid gold, slug trap crops, companion planting ... Susanne Lumsden got far more than she bargained for when she started a straw bale garden.
 
Alternatives to Peat
John R. Lamont and Dr. George C. Elliott report on a case study that tests non-peat potting mixes.
 
Granny’s Bread
Ryan Blosser tells his story of going back to the land and how his mother-in-law’s bread became the great levener, bringing two families together.
 
No Dig Adventures
Nicolas Rouchon puts no dig gardening methods to the test on his French plot.
 
Permaculture and the Five Elements
Katie Shepherd describes how she uses the five elements to design her outer and inner life.
 
Autumn 2015 (PM 85)
The Great Work of Our Time...
Award winning filmmaker, John D. Liu, describes how earth restoration can help us grow a collective consciousness that will ensure our future.
 
The Oldest Forest Garden in Britain
Graham Bell explains the different layers of his temperate food forest and how these create abundant harvests.
 
Alleviating Poverty With Permaculture
Warren Draper explains how permaculture can tackle poverty and proposes a way of acquiring the necessary skills for free.
 
Permaculture and Politics
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Mark Boyle explores how the permaculture movement can learn to read the political landscape – and why it needs rewilding.
 
The Art of Deep Listening
Helen Iles explains how applying Aboriginal ‘deep listening’ could help us all to reconnect.
 
Permablitz
Rozie Apps discovers how permablitz brings edible, decorative and wildlife friendly gardens to homes and community spaces.
 
Growing Resilience
Katherine May and Nanni Concu share how they developed a non-monetary, co-operative farming economy that feeds them all year.
 
Design For Humanity
Stuart Muir Wilson explains how the ethics and principles of his grandfather, Bill Mollison, have shaped his life and work.
 
What is Permaculture?
Part 4, Maddy Harland gives examples of the ways permaculture principles can be applied.
 
Planting a Woodland
Julian Evans shares the basics of planting trees: where to plant, sourcing and species choice.
 
Children and Trees
Andreas Kornevall explains why children can bring happiness to us – whilst planting trees.
 
Working With Drones
Mike Hutchinson meets Smilyan Pavlov and finds out how drones can be of use to smallscale farmers and permaculturists.
 
Perennial Cropping
explores the viability of growing perennials rather than fertiliser-hungry annuals.
 
The Wildflower Meadow
Richard Webb explains how he turned a lawn into a beautiful, biodiverse meadow.
 
Summer 2015 (PM 84)
PLAN AND PLANT POLYCULTURES
Vera Greutink explains how to plant larger annual vegetables in polycultures while using less space than you might imagine.
 
THREE CHOICE TREES
Martin Crawford describes three beguiling trees that are ideal for permaculture small-holdings and gardens.
 
PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN OBSERVATION TOOL
Stuart and Gabrielle Anderson show how we can use photography as a tool for permaculture design and discovery.
 
REWILDING
Amelia Lake has looked at the pros and cons and argues that we should all embrace rewilding as a path to sustainable human existence.
 
INSTANT FARM - JUST ADD PERMACULTURE
Richard Perkins describes the first 6 months of setting up Ridgedale Permaculture.
 
THE JIGSAW OVEN
What happens when a clay oven is crossed with a rocket stove? Tony Martin experiments with the concept and comes up with this unique design.
 
3 HEALTHY VEGGIES FOR YOUR GARDEN AND PLATE
Charles Dowding explains how to grow Oca, Yacon and Stevia, while Stephanie Hafferty shares how to make them into delicious meals.
 
WHAT IS PERMACULTURE?
In the third of this four part series, Maddy Harland explores the permaculture principles evolved by David Holmgren.
 
PERMACULTURE PRE-SCHOOL
Georgina-Kate Adams talks to Guba’s Emma Granville about how to start a pre-school using permaculture principles.
 
RETURN OF THE LAZYBEDS
Suzie Cahn on the return of the Celtic ‘lazy bed’ system that used to be common in Ireland.
 
DIY ECO-MAKEOVER
How Francesca Wakefield and Dan Stickland sustainably retrofitted their Victorian home.
 
DUCKS IN PERMACULTURE
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James Reid keeps ducks in his vegetable garden and utilises their inputs and outputs.
 
PM'S GUIDE TO FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
Our guide to International Permaculture Festivals and Events in 2015.
 

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