Introduction to Permaculture - Bill Mollison New softcover book 2nd Ed
INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE
by BILL MOLLISON with Reny Mia Slay
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New softcover book, 218 pages. Second edition, published 2011
Permaculture is about designing sustainable human settlements.
It is a philosophy and approach to land use which weaves together microclimate, annual and perennial plants, animals, soils, water management and human needs into intricately connected, productive communities. Introduction to Permaculture was written to introduce readers to Permaculture concepts and design strategies.
Energy efficient site analysis, planning and design methods
House placement and design for temperate, dry-land and tropical regions
Urban Permaculture: garden layouts, land access and community funding systems
Using fences, trellis, greenhouse & shadehouse to best effect
Chicken and pig forage systems; tree crops & pasture integration for stock
Orchards and home wood lots for temperate, arid and tropical climates
Permaculture gardens: energy-saving designs and techniques
How to influence micro-climate around the house and garden
Large section on selected plant species lists, with climate 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. 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 Bill Mollison's other books is found within Introduction to Permaculture.
About the author
Bill Mollison (born 1928 in Tasmania, Australia) is a researcher, author, scientist, teacher, naturalist and has been called the 'father of permaculture', an integrated system of design co-developed with David Holmgren that encompasses not only agriculture, horticulture, architecture and ecology but also economic systems, land access strategies and legal systems for businesses and communities. Bill is the legendary Permaculture teacher, promoter and designer who has, over 26 years of non-stop travelling, designing, teaching and writing, personally planted the seeds of Permaculture in over 120 countries. Bill is the founding director of The Permaculture Institute, the first and longest running Permaculture Institute in existence. His other books include
Introduction to Permaculture by Bill Mollison
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