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Autumn 2000 (PM 25)
SOME ARE BORN TO PERMACULTURE...
Susan Whiteway tells how her family overcame unemployment and homelessness to create a fruitful, self-reliant lifestyle.
 
UNUSUAL VEGETABLES
How to grow and prepare Kate McEvoy's favourite edible plants.
 
TREE PLANTING
Wade Muggleton explains his three point rule for successful tree planting.
 
BUILDING A TREEBOG
Yearning to build a beautiful, willow walled compost toilet? Originator, Jay Treebough, answers Frequently Asked Questions.
 
THE MARTIAL ART OF GROWING
No Dig Market Gardening Part 2. Jon Taylor describes how he developed minimal cultivation methods, imitating nature.
 
ELEVATING THE EARTH
Architect, Mark Tinker, describes how to make and build with soil blocks.
 
EDIBLE ROOF GARDENS
Michael Guerra describes how roofs can be transformed into small islands of edible sanity in the inner city.
 
IF YOU CAN'T BEAT IT ...EAT IT!
The irrepressible Mr. Yeoman describes the cunning art of eating couch grass.
 
MUSHROOMS – THE MISSING LINK?
Back by popular demand, Richard Edwards describes how to grow mushrooms in the garden.
 
REGENERATING THE SOILS OF LEOSOTHO
Is it possible to transform an African desert into a productive landscape? Ivan Yaholnitsky tells a story of hope, design and hard work.
 
BASKETS THAT GROW ON TREES
How to weave colourful baskets from autumn prunings, by herbalist Christina Stapley.
 
WILLOWS IN THE LANDSCAPE
Steve Fuller explains how Willow has many uses – from river defences to Animal fodder.
 
WORKING WITH LIGHT
Tim and Maddy Harland trial the Thermolax solar hot water system.
 
Summer 2000 (PM 24)
WALKING LIGHTLY
Erica French describes how low impact life on the road (horses, goat and chickens included) as a travelling farm worker.
 
THE MARTIAL ART OF GROWING
No dig growing: Holy Grail or practical option for market gardening? Jon Taylor explains the pros and cons of this method in the first of three articles.
 
CUBA TURNS OVER A NEW LEAF
Stephanie Greenwood recounts how this oil starved country converted to organic agriculture almost overnight and went permacultural.
 
A FERTILE JOURNEY
Sandi Masson describes her permaculture journey to her spiritual home on the West coast of Scotland.
 
BOURNE TO BE WILD
Forest gardening easy? Keith Martin tells the story of his garden, warts 'n' all, and gives advice on plants to encourage or avoid.
 
SUSTAINABLE HOUSING IN SOMERSET
Somerset is leading the way forward in innovative eco-housing. Steve Charter, a permaculturist involved in developing this initiative, defines sustainable housing and reports on built examples.
 
TOWARDS A SACRED SOCIETY
Uncovering the clutter. Part two of the story of a New Zealand eco-villiage. Robina McCurdy describes the invisible community structures that have created ways of resolving conflict.
 
NOTES FROM SHUTAWAY QUARRY
Sculptor and eco-builder, Jack Everett, describes how he turned a disused quarry into a mixed woodland with self-built dwellings for his family of five.
 
PERMACULTURE GOES ALBANIAN
How did a mountainous area take to permaculture and how did its people cope with the influx of refugees from war-torn Kosova? Teofik Fugarini, an Albanian agricultural adviser for Oxfam, tells us how.
 
YEOMAN'S FOLLIES
Mr. Yeoman hits the bottle with a DIY micro-climate container that created some intoxicating results.
 
Spring 2000 (PM 23)
COUNTRYSIDE, WHAT COUNTRYSIDE?
Sir Julian Rose describes the root causes behind the crisis in British agriculture and how new models can reverse the trend towards commuting and park keeping.
 
MYCOTOPIA!
Richard Edwards describes his diversified rural business which yields both food and cash for 20 hours work a week.
 
BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE
Eucalyptus plantations and the plastic 'corq' are replacing a form of sustainable agriculture. Siobhan Mitchell describes the devastating impact on both people and rare creatures in Portugal.
 
HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL
Juliet Jenkins makes an impassioned plea to restore wetlands and develop sustainable aquaculture to benefit both people and planet.
 
THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT
Jon Musset tells the story of an urban eco-renovation project on a Grade II listed building in Norwich with particular attention to insulation and photovoltaics.
 
FORGOTTEN FRUITS
Clive Simms invites you to feast on a variety of exotic fruits that he has successfully grown in Britain.
 
ROBERT HART, A FAREWELL TO A VISIONARY
Andy Langford pays tribute to Robert Hart who invented temperate forest gardening and inspired many thousands of people
 
ZED CARS
An electric vehicle with a difference – charged on a photovoltaic panel it produces zero emissions – but what's it like to drive? Reader, Sue Dunster, tells you all.
 
JUNK MAIL
Fed up of the wall-to-wall mulch that comes through your letter box? Here's how to stop the paper chase for good.
 
YEOMAN'S FOLLIES
He's back! John Yeoman turns his conservatory into a seed sprouting research laboratory and comes up with a fountain of ideas for the lazy sprouter.
 

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