Earth User's Guide to Permaculture / Edition 2

Earth User's Guide to Permaculture / Edition 2

by Bromeliad Society of Australia, Rob Allsop
     
 

ISBN-10: 068404711X

ISBN-13: 9780684047119

Pub. Date: 01/02/2007

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia


About the Author:
Rosemary Morrow is a highly regarded permaculture teacher and has been practising and teaching permaculture in Australia

Overview


About the Author:
Rosemary Morrow is a highly regarded permaculture teacher and has been practising and teaching permaculture in Australia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684047119
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Australia
Publication date:
01/02/2007
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction     1
An observing and appraising eye     3
Starting permaculture     5
Permaculture's ethical underpinnings     9
Ecological themes in permaculture     15
Ecology: life's networks     17
The wonder of water     27
Climates and microclimates     48
Soils: living organisms     58
Trees, forests and windbreaks     72
Our plant and seed heritage     82
Applying permaculture     93
Reading your land     95
Developing your design methods     101
How and where we live: Zone O     108
Your garden: Zone I     119
The food forest: Zone II     130
The birds and the bees in the food forest     140
If you are farming: Zone III     149
Harvest forests: Zone IV     159
Natural conservation forests: Zone V     167
Other cultures and places     176
Permaculture at the office, shop and factory     184
Adding resilience to design     189
Design for disasters     191
Managing pests: IPM     202
Living with wildlife     216
Weeds: guardians of the soil     220
Aquaculture: the water permaculture     228
Social permaculture     237
Money matters: permaculture, wealth and livelihood     239
A sense of place     247
Living in communities, villages, suburbs and cities     252
References, websites and resources     259
Index     263

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