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Earth User's Guide to Permaculture

Earth User's Guide to Permaculture


By (author) Rosemary Morrow, Illustrated by Rob Allsop

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  • Publisher: Hyden House Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 280mm x 14mm | 1,120g
  • Publication date: 15 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Petersfield
  • ISBN 10: 1856230511
  • ISBN 13: 9781856230513
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 228 line drawings, 22 colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 11,346

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The principle for permaculture is simple: provide back to the earth what we take from it to create a sustainable environment. The three principle aims are: Care for people; Care for the earth; and Redistributing everything surplus to one's needs.This completely revised and updated edition of Rosemary Morrow's highly successful "Earth User's Guide to Permaculture" is a straight-forward manual of practical permaculture. Fundamentally, permaculture is design science and in this new edition design is emphasised. This book will be most beneficial if you apply it to the space where you live and work. The same principles apply for becoming more sustainable and living lightly whether you live in a small city apartment with a balcony, in a house with a garden in the suburbs, or on acreage in the country.Included in this new edition are chapters on seed-saving, permaculture at work, integrated pest management, information about domestic as well as rural water usage, a non-destructive approach towards dealing with weeds and wildlife, and designing to withstand a disaster."Earth User's Guide to Permaculture" is suitable for beginners as well as experienced permaculture practitioners looking for new ideas in moving towards greater self-reliance and sustainable living.

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