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Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth

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ISBN13: 9781604694437
ISBN10: 1604694432
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Permaculture is an ecological movement popular among farmers, homesteaders, and a growing number of home gardeners. It is a systematic and holistic approach to living that includes everything from beekeeping and raising chickens, to foraging and fermentation, and leads to a life rich in healthy food, comfortable and safe housing, and renewable energy and resources.

Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth provides home gardeners with the skills they need to start their first permaculture garden or to further their current involvement in the practice. Jessi Bloom, the bestselling author of Free-Range Chicken Gardens and an ecological landscape designer, and permaculture expert Dave Boehnlein explain the basic principles and ethics of permaculture, show the entire design process from land assessment to the completed master plan, and offer detailed information on the plants, water, waste, energy, shelter, food, animals, and structures that make up the garden.

Illustrations and color photographs provide instruction, inspiration, and glimpses into working permaculture gardens throughout the world. This comprehensive and accessible guide is the ultimate reference for anyone interested in learning more about permaculture.

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The idea behind permaculture is simple: take care of the earth, and the earth will take care of you. In clear, logical steps, Practical Permaculture offers the tools you need to live a life rich in healthy food, safe housing, and renewable resources. This hardworking book covers the basic principles of permaculture, showing the entire design process from land assessment to the completed master plan, with detailed information on the plants, water, waste, energy, shelter, food, animals, and structures that make up the garden. Filled with real-life examples from all over the world, this invaluable resource will help you turn your property into a sustainable ecosystem.


Synopsis:

Permaculture is an ecological movement popular among farmers, homesteaders, and a growing number of home gardeners. It is a systematic and holistic approach to sustainable gardening and living that includes everything from beekeeping and raising chickens to foraging and fermentation and leads to a life rich in healthy food, comfortable and safe housing, and renewable energy and resources.

About the Author

Jessi Bloom is an award-winning landscape designer whose work emphasizes ecological systems, sustainability, and self-sufficiency. She is a certified professional horticulturalist and certified arborist, as well as a long-time chicken owner with a free-ranging flock in her home garden.

Owner of Pacific Northwest–based landscape design-build firm N.W. Bloom — EcoLogical Landscapes, Jessi has been praised as an innovator in sustainable landscape design. Recognition for her work includes awards from the Washington State Department of Ecology, American Horticultural Society, Pacific Horticulture magazine, Sunset, 425 magazine, Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association, Washington Association of Landscape Professionals, and the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, including gold medals and the People’s Choice award.

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PermacultureVelocity, August 5, 2015 (view all comments by PermacultureVelocity)
Here's the deal folks. This book is my favorite permaculture book after Mollison's. When I first thumbed through it I was like "WOW"!

Why? It is simply beautiful. The illustrations are knock out gorgeous. Then there's more. Well grounded in permaculture (the principles, the values, design-centric). Clear. Concise. Straight-forward. Real world centric.

I doubted I needed another permaculture book. But, I took the plunge as the library wait list was months long. It's the best new or newer permaculture book!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781604694437
Author:
Bloom, Jessi
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Author:
Boehnlein, Dave
Author:
Boehnlein, David
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
GARDENING / Vegetables
Subject:
GARDENING / Organic
Subject:
Gardening-Garden Structure
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20150231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

The idea behind permaculture is simple: take care of the earth, and the earth will take care of you. In clear, logical steps, Practical Permaculture offers the tools you need to live a life rich in healthy food, safe housing, and renewable resources. This hardworking book covers the basic principles of permaculture, showing the entire design process from land assessment to the completed master plan, with detailed information on the plants, water, waste, energy, shelter, food, animals, and structures that make up the garden. Filled with real-life examples from all over the world, this invaluable resource will help you turn your property into a sustainable ecosystem.


"Synopsis" by , Permaculture is an ecological movement popular among farmers, homesteaders, and a growing number of home gardeners. It is a systematic and holistic approach to sustainable gardening and living that includes everything from beekeeping and raising chickens to foraging and fermentation and leads to a life rich in healthy food, comfortable and safe housing, and renewable energy and resources.
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