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Summer 1995 (PM 9)
THE INDOOR GARDEN
Elaine Bruce explains how we can all grow an abundance of high quality, enzyme packed plant food, to harvest freshly all the year round – indoors.
 
AN EDIBLE URBAN GARDEN
Judith Hanna tells the story of how she turned a neglected plot into a productive permaculture garden.
 
NO-GARDEN GARDENING
Even if you do not have a garden it is still possible to grow food – windows, window boxes, balconies, walls and even cupboards can all provide culinary abundance. David Watkins explores some of the possibilities open to the no-garden gardener.
 
KILLING THE SACRED COW – CONVERSATIONS WITH DAVID HOLMGREN: PART 2
In the second of a series of three conversations with Madeline Harland, David Holmgren, one of the originators of the permaculture theory, discusses permaculture in the garden and the designer in the community.
 
PERMACULTURE DESIGNBITE
In the first of a new series, Madeleine Harland looks at the principles that together make up the essence of permaculture design, beginning with the notion of relative location.
 
A PLANT FOR ALL REASONS: ELAEAGNUS X EBBINGEI
Ken Fern, of Plants For A Future, is definitely an enthusiast for unusual and lesser-known plants. Here he presents the case for one of his favourites.
 
ECO-VILLAGES IN SCANDINAVIA
Following a 3300km study tour of Scandinavia – mostly by bicycle – Andrew Yeats, principal architect of EcoArc, reviews some of the most ecological and energy efficient communities in Europe.
 
BACKYARD BLISS
Andy Waterman finds that a Brown Rhode Island Red Hen is more than just an answer to a slug infestation.
 
HARVEST ONLY SUNSHINE: MORE THOUGHTS ON LOCAL AGENDA 21
Steve Charter describes practical steps to help us all participate in the debate on local sustainability and influence important decisions and policies.
 
BROGDALE: A WORLD HERITAGE SITE?
Michael Guerra describes a visit to a place more valuable to him than the Crown Jewels.
 
ELDER: SAMBUCUS NIGRA
David Watkins explores some of the many uses of one of his favourite native shrubs, the elder.
 
THE STICKY QUESTION OF NAPPIES
For many years Gina Purrman prided herself on being environmentally aware. When she became pregnant, she never doubted that she would use real cloth nappies. What she wasn’t prepared for was the sheer range of options available to parents and carers…
 
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