Synopses & Reviews
Written to introduce readers to Permaculture concepts and design strategies.
Topics include: energy efficient site analysis, planning and design methods, house placement, design for temperate, dry-land and tropical regions, urban Permaculture garden layouts, land access and community funding systems, chicken and pig forage systems, orchards and home wood lots, how to influence micro-climate and a large section on selected plant species with climatic tolerances, heights and uses.
Abundantly illustrated with detailed diagrams and line drawings throughout. Includes a listing of useful Permaculture plants with descriptions and uses, and a further species list in useful categories.
Intro to Permaculture
The book is set out as a step-by-step introduction to permaculture with detailed instructions. Using simple language it describes the range of permaculture for general consumption. Very little content of Mollison's other books is found within Introduction to Permaculture.
* Site analysis
* House placement
* Urban Permaculture
* Chicken and pig forage systems
* Orchards and home woodlots
* Micro-climate influences
* Selected plant species