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Getting Started in Permaculture: Over 50 DIY Projects for House and Garden Using Recycled Materials (Paperback)

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    Ross Mars is an experienced permaculture teacher, designer and consultant. He is a qualified high school teacher and has been actively involved in permaculture education in schools. He is the author of the well known text The Basics of Permaculture Design and has also produced an educational video on energy efficient housing called Passive Solar Design of Buildings.

    Jennifer Mars is well known in Western Australia as a permaculture educator. She is a primary school teacher who has contributed to the promotion of permaculture and sustainable living in both urban and rural areas. Jenny and Ross Mars are in the process of developing their property in Hovea as a permaculture demonstration site.

    Permaculture experts Ross and Jenny Mars outline the steps to transform your garden into a productive living system. Modeled upon the development of Candlelight Farm, and illustrated with photographs, this guide encourages the reader to make positive steps towards reconciling human impact with nature - following the permaculture ideal.

    Permaculture is based on the ethics of caring for people and our planet. It is about growing your own healthy food, being resourceful and environmentally responsible. Permaculture concepts and ideas can be applied successfully from small suburban units to large farming properties.

    Getting Started in Permaculture delivers step-by-step knowledge for a variety of useful projects including: making herb fertilizers, compost, organic sprays for pest control, and much, much more. It also includes how to recycle your soft drink bottles, waste paper, and tires in a number of useful projects such as ponds, fruit fly traps, retailing walls, and solar stills.

    As part of Permanent Publications Simple Living Series, this practical and accessible guide for gardeners of all skill levels serves as an ideal introduction to the world of permaculture.


    ISBN 9781856230353
    Genre GARDENING / Organic
    Format Paperback
    Pages 96
    Publisher Date 2007-10-17 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Chelsea Green Pub Co
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.35 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Over 50 DIY Projects for House and Garden Using Recycled Materials
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Mars, Ross
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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