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Introduction to Permaculture

PERMACULTURE: A Designers’ Manual
14 April, 2020
PERMACULTURE: A Designers’ Manual
14 April, 2020

Introduction to Permaculture By Bill Mollison with Reny Mia Slay

W ritten to introduce readers to permaculture concepts and design strategies.

The book is set out as a step-by-step introduction to Permaculture with detailed instructions. Using simple language this book describes the range of Permaculture possibilities for general consumption.

AU$ 41.70 (incl. GST)

"We're only truly secure when we can look out our kitchen window and see our food growing and our friends working nearby.”


his book was written after the book PERMACULTURE: A Designers’ Manual. The Manual with its detailed coverage of design strategies for Earth’s climates is a weighty read. Some wish to make a difference in the landscape with less investment in study. And you can make significant differences using the design strategies found within. The Introduction To Permaculture was written for that purpose. Additionally, it contains numerous pieces of information that Bill wrote about after he wrote the Manual.

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.

Topics include energy efficient site analysis, planning and design methods, house placement, design for temperate, dry-land and tropical regions, urban Permaculture garden layouts, land access and community funding systems, chicken and pig forage systems, orchards and home wood lots, how to influence micro-climate and a large section on selected plant species with climatic tolerances, heights and uses.

Very little content of Bill Mollison's other books will be found within Introduction to Permaculture.

Introduction to Permaculture

By Bill Mollison with Reny Mia Slay

ISBN 978-0-908228-08-09

ISBN 0-908-228-08-2

208 pages

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