Getting Started in Permaculture
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Getting Started in Permaculture by Ross Mars
Book DescriptionPermaculture 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781856230353
(210mm x 148mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Permanent Publications
Publisher: Permanent Publications
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ross Mars
Jenny Mars is a primary school teacher with a passion for the environment, gardening and plants, especially herbs. Jenny has a diploma in permaculture and has a particular interest in growing food to enable families to work towards supporting themselves. Ross Mars is a well-known Western Australian educator, writer and course and workshop presenter. Ross has qualifications in permaculture, having achieved the first diploma in permaculture issued in Western Australia. He has also been awarded his diploma of permaculture design, in six categories. Ross has taught a large number of permaculture-related courses and workshops, including several Advanced courses in both Permaculture Design and Teaching.
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