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8 forms of capital agroforestry apples beans bees beneficial berries biodigester blackberries blackthorn book review brain budget build building campesino capital Celtic festivals change changes chemical-free chickens circular clay pot climate change climate solutions climbing cob comfrey community compost compost teas connection consciousness conservation cooking coppice coppicing cordial cosmology crafts crisis cultural emergence culture cycles design diary diversity DIY do it yourself earth care Earth's energy economics ecopoetry ecosystem edges education efficiency elements energy ethics fair shares Fairtrade farming feedback feminine ferns figs firewood flowers food food forest forage foraging forest garden forest gardening fruit fruit trees future future care gardening garlic gift economy gin global poverty grapes greenhouse grow grow your own growing guilds habitat harvest harvests hazel hazelnut health healthy soil hedging herbs holistic planned grazing home homestead Hugelkultur humanure IBC tanks Indigenous inexpensive influence jam land landscape life livelihood livestock logs low cost market garden market gardening marmalade mass heater medicinal microbes mimic mindset mitigation money moringa Mother Earth multifunctional mushrooms native plants natural natural building natural fertiliser natural skincare natural swimming pool nature nitrogen no dig no-dig nutrition nuts observe off-grid orchard orchards organic outdoor shower oven oyster pallets pasture-fed patterns people people care perennials permaculture permaculture design permaculture magazine award permaculutre pests pips pizza oven plant profile plants pollinators polyculture polycultures preserving principles propagating pruning psycho-spiritual awareness psychospiritual transformation rainwater raspberries recipe recipes reduce reed beds regenerative agriculture relative location relative matter renewable renewable energy resources reuse revolution rootstock rootstocks roundhouse roundwood runner beans Scotland seasons Sepp Holzer september septic tanks sewage treatment shrubs skincare sloes slugs small solutions small-scale smallholding social justice soil health solar solutions spiritual spring stacking functions straw straw bale sustainable systems temperate terraces thistles timber timber framing toolkit tools trees upcycle urban vegan vermicomposting walnuts waste watering weeds wellbeing wetland wild food wildlife wings winter salads wood stove woodburner woodland woodland management woodlands worms year-round food yield zoning

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8 forms of capital agroforestry apples beans bees beneficial berries biodigester blackberries blackthorn book review brain budget build building campesino capital Celtic festivals change changes chemical-free chickens circular clay pot climate change climate solutions climbing cob comfrey community compost compost teas connection consciousness conservation cooking coppice coppicing cordial cosmology crafts crisis cultural emergence culture cycles design diary diversity DIY do it yourself earth care Earth's energy economics ecopoetry ecosystem edges education efficiency elements energy ethics fair shares Fairtrade farming feedback feminine ferns figs firewood flowers food food forest forage foraging forest garden forest gardening fruit fruit trees future future care gardening garlic gift economy gin global poverty grapes greenhouse grow grow your own growing guilds habitat harvest harvests hazel hazelnut health healthy soil hedging herbs holistic planned grazing home homestead Hugelkultur humanure IBC tanks Indigenous inexpensive influence jam land landscape life livelihood livestock logs low cost market garden market gardening marmalade mass heater medicinal microbes mimic mindset mitigation money moringa Mother Earth multifunctional mushrooms native plants natural natural building natural fertiliser natural skincare natural swimming pool nature nitrogen no dig no-dig nutrition nuts observe off-grid orchard orchards organic outdoor shower oven oyster pallets pasture-fed patterns people people care perennials permaculture permaculture design permaculture magazine award permaculutre pests pips pizza oven plant profile plants pollinators polyculture polycultures preserving principles propagating pruning psycho-spiritual awareness psychospiritual transformation rainwater raspberries recipe recipes reduce reed beds regenerative agriculture relative location relative matter renewable renewable energy resources reuse revolution rootstock rootstocks roundhouse roundwood runner beans Scotland seasons Sepp Holzer september septic tanks sewage treatment shrubs skincare sloes slugs small solutions small-scale smallholding social justice soil health solar solutions spiritual spring stacking functions straw straw bale sustainable systems temperate terraces thistles timber timber framing toolkit tools trees upcycle urban vegan vermicomposting walnuts waste watering weeds wellbeing wetland wild food wildlife wings winter salads wood stove woodburner woodland woodland management woodlands worms year-round food yield zoning

Back Issue - Summer 1998 - (pm 18)


Feng Shui – The Ancient Art of Permaculture?
Author and Feng Shui practitioner, Gill Hale, looks at the auspicious similarities between this ancient art and permaculture.

Our House
A visit to the passive solar retrofit of the Harlands' dilapidated 19th century flint cottage in Hampshire.

Cultivating Plenty
Chris Evans describes 'Three Season' vegetable gardening, which includes the principles of Ayurvedic, bio-intensive and minimum tillage systems, and shows how this can be adapted to local situations and resources.

The Big Green One
Andy Waterman tells the story of the establishing of a permanent permaculture demonstration site on the Wiltshire Downs at the site of the Big Green Gathering, one of the country's largest eco-fests.

Permaculture Training with the 'New Deal'
Nancy Woodhead explains an important new government-sponsored scheme which offers permaculture training in a year-long curriculum with workplace assessment.

Granfer's Grumble
'Granfer's Grumble' gives you the chance to gripe. In this issue, Patrick Whitefield has his perennial rant, this time about permaculture demonstration sites!

Hassling the Big Four
Pressure needs to be brought to bear on the 'Big Four' supermarkets to label genetically modified foods. Patrick Whitefield calls for a letter writing campaign.

Magical Willow: Part 2
Willow craftsman, Steve Fuller, describes many practical, beautiful and environmental uses, both old and new, for this most versatile of trees.

LETS – A Middleclass Hobby or Viable Trading Alternative
Colin C. Williams and Gill Steyfang discover the many practical benefits LETS increasingly offers to a wider cross-section of society.

Wriggling with Reality
Emma Chapman recounts her experiences with one of those eco-myths - the problem-free indoor worm bin.

Permacredit
Dave Kilroy explains how Credit Unions offer an alternative and sustainable way of providing financial services.

Redesigning Money
In the first of a series of articles which explore the possibilities of a sustainable economy John Cant explores the reasons why our current money system does not work.