permaculture No. 68
permaculture No. 68
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3 RETHINKING, REDESIGNING & REBUILDING THE FUTURE Round-the-world yachtswoman, DameElen
MacArthur talks to Permaculture’s Maddy Harland about why she’s changed tack.
9 DESIGNING & PLANTING A PERMACULTURE POTAGER VeraGreutink-Ichova shows how permaculture growing can be both productive and beautiful.
13 HOW TO TURN WASTE WOOD INTO BUSINESS How one man changed the face of wood recycling in Britain, a report by StuartAnderson.
20 HOW TO MAKE HUGELKULTUR RAISED BEDS How to make large raised beds using branches or even whole trees, with Sepp Holzer.
24 CHAGFORD: WHY WE’RE NOT A TRANSITION TOWN Nicky Scotreports on a feast of green initiatives in a town that remains outside of the Transition movement.
27 FOREST GARDENS IN THE UK A tour of some favourite forest gardens, both rural and urban with LouiseCartwright.
33 GREENING THE SAHARA LukeOxladevisits the Sahara and finds an inspirational man who is literally transforming desert into oasis.
36 THE GREEN BACKYARD We revisit a thriving urban community allotment project with WadeMuggleton.
43 HERITAGE CRAFTS Why ancient crafts are relevant today and how to make a living from them, by Beth Tilston.
48 LIGHTENING THE LOAD Cathy Ashley describes how to find help in the garden and how to look after your volunteers.
an innovative framework for creating sustainable ways of living; a practical method for developing ecologically harmonious,
efficient and productive systems that can be used by anyone, anywhere.
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50 ECONOSPACE A simple method of building affordable, DIY
structures that often do not require planning permission, from architect PeterCowman.
55 TREE BOGS Introducing a low maintenance human manure composting system, by Mary Lewis.
58 EIGHT FORMS OF CAPITAL Ethan C Roland describes how to design a financial system that looks like an ecosystem.