Oct- 2017 -6 OctoberDesign
Diversity and Scale
Functional, productive diversity is an essential element in the design science of permaculture. Diversity is a very good thing and…Read More »
Sep- 2017 -29 SeptemberWhy Permaculture?
Clarifying the Components of Permaculture
As a permaculture teacher one of the very first things I want to offer my students is a conceptual way…Read More »
5 SeptemberWhy Permaculture?
Permaculture Design in 5 Steps
Introduction Permaculture design is essentially a multi-faceted, integrated and ecologically harmonious method of designing human-centred landscapes. By human-centred what is…Read More »
Dec- 2016 -23 DecemberWhy Permaculture?
The Essential Practical Nature of Permaculture
I undertook my first Permaculture Design Certificate in 2005 and was blown away by the opening and revealing of new…Read More »
Mar- 2016 -7 MarchAnimals
Permaculture Animals as a Discipline to the System
The use of animals in permaculture design is a fundamental aspect which provides diversification of a system as well as…Read More »
Sep- 2015 -13 SeptemberGeneral
Beyond Chores: Permaculture as an evolving system
I’ve never particularly liked doing chores. Growing up I did, as many children do, my best to avoid any and…Read More »