Earth User's Guide to Permaculture - Rosemary Morrow new softcover book 2nd Ed
EARTH USER'S GUIDE TO PERMACULTURE
by ROSEMARY MORROW, illustrated by ROB ALLSOP
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New large softcover book, 264 pages. Second edition published 2006, minor cover creasing
In this new completely revised and updated edition of her highly successful book, Rosemary Morrow brings us up to date with our need to measure, monitor and reduce our ecological footprint. Permaculture is a way to repair and restore the Earth by analysis and design. Permaculture is both a philosophy and a practical approach to land use based on three tenets: care for people, care for the Earth, and redistributing everything surplus to one's needs. As such, this straightforward and simple approach to achieving self-sufficiency while nurturing and restoring the Earth can be practised by everyone.
Earth User's Guide to Permaculture is a manual of practical permaculture, a step-by-guide on how to assess and then design a permaculture garden of any size,; whether it is a small inner-city balcony, a garden in the suburbs, or a large rural property. Included are chapters on seedsaving, permaculture at work, integrated pest management, more about domestic as well as rural water usage, a non-destructive approach towards weeds and wildlife, and designing to withstand a disaster. Rob Allsop's warm and accessible illustrations support Rosemary's practical approach to permaculture
About the author
Rosemary Morrow has qualifications in agriculture, horticulture, rural sociology and adult education. She is a highly regarded permaculture teacher and has been practising and teaching in Australia and overseas for twenty years. Rosemary is a Quaker, a Permaculture teacher, a peace activist and one of Australia's unsung heroes. From the chilly heights of NSW's Blue Mountains to the humid heat of Cambodia, Rosemary Morrow encourages people to plant food gardens. For Australians it's all about simplicity and sustainability, but for the developing world it's about health and making a difference.
Earth User's Guide to Permaculture by Rosemary Morrow
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