Category Archives: Environment

Review: Edible Forest Garden, vol 2: Ecological Design and Practice for Temperate Climate Permaculture

Where volume 1 of this book was focused more on permaculture-related theory, this 640-page whopper is all (well, mostly) about practical things – a toolkit, really. And what a toolkit; without a doubt the most comprehensive manual for designing and … Continue reading

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Seeing the trees for the forest

Usually this phrase is used in reverse and figuratively, but this time I mean it like this and literally. The thing is that when I moved to Australia, I realized I can’t name most of the trees. As I love … Continue reading

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Review: Permaculture – A Designers’ Manual

After reading some texts on permaculture and finding the topic quite fascinating, I decided to learn “all” about it and read the permaculture “Bible”, Bill Mollison’s Permaculture – A Designers’ Manual. This huge book is the textbook for the Permaculture … Continue reading

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Review: Gaia’s Garden

Some time ago, I looked for some books that would provide a good introduction to the topic of permaculture. Turns out there’s quite a bit of literature on it and one of the ones I chose was Toby Hemenway’s Gaia’s … Continue reading

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