Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth

Category: Book
By (author): Bloom, Jessi
By (author): Boehnlein, Dave
Subject:  GARDENING / Garden Design
  GARDENING / General
  GARDENING / Organic
  GARDENING / Vegetables
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Timber Press
Published: February 2015
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 10.00in x 8.50in x 1.00in
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$ 40.75
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From The Publisher*

The idea behind permaculture is simple: take care of the earth, and the earth will take care of you. In clear, logical steps, Practical Permaculture offers the tools you need to live a life rich in healthy food, safe housing, and renewable resources. This hardworking book covers the basic principles of permaculture, showing the entire design process from land assessment to the completed master plan, with detailed information on the plants, water, waste, energy, shelter, food, animals, and structures that make up the garden. Filled with real-life examples from all over the world, this invaluable resource will help you turn your property into a sustainable ecosystem.

Review Quote*"Practical Permaculture is powerful, visceral, readable, and inspiring. It shows us how we can and should live." 
Review Quote*"Jessi and Dave are two deeply experienced permaculture designers who have encapsulated years of practice in this very hands-on guide to permaculture design. Full of real examples and step-by-step instructions for methods that are solidly buttressed by their years in the field, this valuable book will save the beginning permaculturist time, trouble, and effort, and enrich the understanding and abilities of advanced practitioners as well."
Review Quote*"With astonishing thoroughness and admirable dedication, Bloom and Boehnlein meticulously outline every aspect of permaculture, providing inspiring examples and impeccable advice for analysis, design, implementation, and plant selection."
Review Quote*"Fills a niche for readers who want to integrate this down-to-earth but too-often-mystifying nature-inspired design system into their lives."
Review Quote*"Practical Permaculture says it all right there in the title. The photos and diagrams are gorgeous and relevant. The text is easy to read, and the authors are seasoned in their craft. It is the clearest and most practical Permaculture book I have yet seen for helping the aspiring Permie."
Review Quote*"If anyone can make permaculture intelligible and appealing to home gardeners, it's award winning ecological landscape designer Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein…if you're interested in achieving closed-loop sustainability while keeping garden aesthetics in mind, Practical Permaculture can serve as a detailed roadmap." 
Review Quote*"In Practical Permaculture Northwest authors Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein take this 1970's term into today with real-life examples of people growing food, harvesting rain, and bringing their homes and gardens into symbiosis with the surrounding natural resources." 
Review Quote*"Clearly written and laid out...This is a permaculture primer that is fresh and vibrant. Bring it on!"
Review Quote*"This comprehensive resource will help you make the shifts you're ready for this year, and for a decade."