THE PERMACULTURE WAY
Practical Steps To Create A Self-Sustaining World
Shows you how to consciously design a lifestyle which is low in environmental impact and highly productive, wherever you live.
ISBN 1 85623 028 7. 240pp. 38 line drawings. PBK
A perennial classic. Learn how to plan your garden for easy access and minimum labour; save time and effort; recycle materials to save money; plan year-round harvests; save energy and harvest water; and garden without chemicals by building up your soil and planting in beneficial communities. “Filled with achievable ideas … I’ve used the techniques described with great success.” Kitchen Garden magazine
ISBN 1 85623 027 9. 170pp. 65 line drawings. PBK
We are now taking bookings to visit the garden and learn more about permaculture on Wednesdays and Saturdays. On your visit you will have a two hour educational tour of the garden with our full attention and you are welcome to browse for longer. For small groups this will cost £25 pp (a minimum of £50 for any one visit). Under 10s are free and 10 – 16 year olds £5. If you have any financial constraints e-mail and we can discuss. Larger groups e-mail and and will will agree what’s going to happen.
Please book your slot using the calendar above – you will be e-mailed with payment details once the booking has been accepted.
SOME OTHER PERMACULTURE BOOKS WE RECOMMEND BUT DON’T STOCK
THE EARTH CARE MANUAL
A Permaculture Handbook For Britain & Other Temperate Climates
Written by Patrick Whitefield, one of world’s foremost teachers and practitioners of temperate permaculture, The Earth Care Manual gives a vision of a sustainable future and the practical steps we can take towards it, both large and small, urban and rural.
It contains an overview of permaculture and its approach and clearly shows how to apply permaculture to buildings, gardens, orchards, farms, woodland and biodiversity.
ISBN 1 85623 021 X. 480pp. 250 photos, 145 line diagrams & numerous tables. HBK
EARTH USER’S GUIDE TO PERMACULTURE
Completely revised, updated and hugely expanded new edition. This is a simple guide for being more sustainable and illustrates how to assess and design a permaculture garden of any size, whether you live in a small city apartment, in a house or on acreage in the country. 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.
ISBN 0 7318 1271 9. 288pp. 100’s of illustrations. 22 colour photos. PBK
THE BASICS OF PERMACULTURE DESIGN
An excellent introduction to permaculture principles, design processes and the tools needed for designing sustainable gardens, farms, and larger communities. Packed with useful tips and clear illustrations it guides you through designs for gardens, urban and rural properties, and permaculture in small spaces like balconies, patios, schools and ecovillages.
ISBN 1 85623 023 6. 176pp. 225 line drawings. PBK
HOW TO MAKE A FOREST GARDEN
A classic bestseller! The definitive forest garden book and one of the best examples of applied permaculture ever published. This guide contains everything you need to know in order to create a ‘maximum output for minimum labour’ design. Highly recommended.
ISBN 1 85623 008 2. 192pp. 10 col + 35 b&w photos, 65 drawings. PBK
PERMACULTURE IN A NUTSHELL
This has sold over 14,000 copies, been translated into many languages and inspired thousands worldwide. A concise and accessible introduction to the principles and practise of permaculture in temperate climates. It clearly describes how we can live fruitfully and sustainably and is essential reading for anyone wishing to reduce their environmental impact.
ISBN 1 85623 003 1. 96pp. 14 line drawings. PBK
Jeff Nugent & Julia Boniface
An easy to use guide to selecting hundreds of perennialspecies. It is indispensable for growers and designers working in warm temperate, sub-tropical and arid climates, and also includes some cool-climate tolerant species.
ISBN 1 85623 029 5. 160pp. 45 col photos & diagrams. PBK
PERMACULTURE TEACHER’S GUIDE
edited by Andrew Goldring
Excellent guide to techniques used by leading permaculturists. It is intended for anyone who has attended a Permaculture Design Course – whether a practised teacher who wishes to share and draw on the experience of fellow facilitators, or a recent ‘graduate’ looking for support as they build up their teaching repertoire and skills.
ISBN 1 85850 168 7. 380pp. 41 b&w photos, 75 drawings. PBK
SUSTAINABLE LIVING TITLES
BUILDING A LOW IMPACT ROUNDHOUSE
Shares all of the skills and techniques needed to build such a house.
ISBN 1 85623 019 8. 120pp. 6 col + 71 b&w photos, diagrams. PBK
edited by Hildur Jackson
An inspiring collection of essays, seeking to explore new ways of creating harmonious communities.
ISBN 1 85623 014 7. 272pp. 48 b&w photos, 4 drawings. PBK
DESIGNING & MAINTAINING YOUR EDIBLE LANDSCAPE NATURALLY
This is the authoritative text on edible landscaping featuring a step-by-step guide to designing your own environment.
ISBN 1 85623 026 0. 382pp. 19 col + 45 b&w photos, 204 drawings. PBK
EAT MORE RAW
A Guide To Health & Sustainability
Presents the practicalities, philosophy and nutritional facts about raw foods. With exciting recipes for healthy eating.
“Ground-breaking insights.” The Vegan Society Magazine
ISBN 1 85623 024 4. 96pp. 19 line drawings. PBK
A Sustainable Solution
A practical manual. The systems described are not wasteful, or polluting, and are self-sustaining. It focuses on the design and development of natural food chains as a solution to the problems associated with fish farming and offers a design framework for successful ecological aquaculture.
ISBN 1 85623 032 5. 24 b&w photos + drawings, tables. HBK
PLANTS FOR A FUTURE
Edible & Useful Plants For A Healthier World
Shares experiments and successes in growing herbs, vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees. A pioneering book.
ISBN 1 85623 011 2. 344pp. 47 col + 14 b&w photos, 2 drawings. PBK
Finding A New Relationship With The Land
Elizabeth Edwards et al
Demonstrates how anyone can turn land into a sanctuary.
ISBN 1 85623 020 1. 48pp. 15 line drawings. PBK
A Recipe For The New Millennium
Information for anyone wanting to live a more independent lifestyle.
ISBN 1 85623 015 5. 256pp. 5 b&w photos. PBK
Patrick’s much loved practical guide to all aspects of living in a tipi.
ISBN 1 85623 016 348pp. 35 line drawings. PBK
VEGAN RUSTIC COOKING Through The Seasons
This mouth-watering book contains over 160 delicious recipes that will help you live and eat healthily through the seasons. The recipes are organised in sections: Soups; Fillings for sandwiches, toast and baked potatoes; Sauces; Main meals; Baked goods and puddings. Each section is then arranged according to seasonal availability of the ingredients, starting with spring and working through to winter. Vegan Rustic Cooking is packed with fibre-rich, low glycaemic index, star whole foods that encourage friendly gut bacteria and give more food for less calories. The index is arranged alphabetically by the recipe and by ingredients so you can select the available veggies from your garden or veggie box. A fantastic resource for anyone wanting to make maximum use of seasonal produce.
ISBN 1 85623 034 1. 208pp. Many illustrations. PBK
A WOOD OF OUR OWN
A journey of discovery into the history and development of a woodland. Foreword by Alan Titchmarsh.
ISBN 1 85623 022 8. 160pp. 49 drawings. PBK
THE WOODLAND HOUSE
Illustrated with nearly 100 colour photos, this is a step-by-step guide to how Ben Law built his home, hewn from his own woodland. It covers all the basics, including why we love to self-build and gives details of the evolving design process, the identifying of materials, costings, project management and the actual building stages, from foundations and frames, through to interior features.
ISBN 1 85623 031 7. 96pp. 98 colour photos. HBK
THE WOODLAND WAY
A Permaculture Approach To Sustainable Woodland Management
This practical book by Ben Law features his innovative methods of sustainable woodland management which create a healthy, biodiverse environment, add value and give high yields.
ISBN 1 85623 009 0. 256pp. 13 colour + 116 b&w photos. PBK
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THE HOLISTIC LIFE
Sustainability Through Permaculture
A graduate of one of my own design course, Ian now lives in Australia and this is a very readable introduction to planning to tread more lightly on the planet from that perspective.
ISBN 978 1 86476 437 6 144pp loads of pics