New Book from Agroforestry Expert, Martin Crawford

Permaculture magazine
Thursday, 7th May 2015

Learn how to grow over 100 productive fruit, nut, timber and medicinal trees for your garden, orchard and forest garden. A tome of knowledge from leading agroforestry expert Martin Crawford for temperate climates.

"Martin is a world expert in edible, useful and medicinal trees and shrubs and this is his first book explicitly for permaculture. It's colourful, vibrant and full of exciting ideas for gardens and food forests. Full of information and experience, Martin's choice of trees will inspire you to plant, grow and eat unusual food crops of the future." Maddy Harland, editor at Permaculture magazine.

Permanent Publications (the publishing arm of Permaculture magazine) is excited to announce that Martin Crawford's Trees for Gardens, Orchards and Permaculture is available for preorder at a discounted price of £18.70!

This essential guide for anyone interested in growing productive fruit, nut, timber and medicinal trees will arrive on our shelves mid-May, 2015.

Martin is the founder and Director of the Agroforestry Research Trust based in Dartington, Devon and is one of the world’s leading experts in agroforestry, with over 25 years of growing and researching trees, shrubs and perennial crops for the temperate climate.

His latest book explores over 100 trees, from the common apple and pear to the more unusual pepper tree, buffaloberry and Siberian pea tree. With details of cultivating, harvesting, where to source trees from and the suitable climates for each tree, this is going to be a bestseller.

So preorder now to make sure you get a copy at just £18.70 and learn how to create a productive growing space. Visit OUR shopping site at


A sneaky peak of the book

"Every orchardist, agroforester, and permaculturist will find this book invaluable. Its comprehensive listing and descriptions of useful trees, advice for cultivation and recommendations for edible and other uses make it a must-have resource for all gardeners living in temperate climates." Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture.

"Martin Crawford is Mr Tree, and what he doesn’t know about these sentinels in our landscape is hardly worth knowing." Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, multi-award-winning writer and broadcaster widely known for his uncompromising commitment to seasonal, ethically produced food.