“Care of the Oceans”

Reviewed by Tanvier Fowler

(Chapter 9, Earth Restorer’s Guide to Permaculture by Rosemary Morrow)

Use and value diversity

The teeming zillions.Two species of shrimp-like copepods, 1 to 2 mm long, are perfectly adapted to life in a rainwater pool along with other microfauna. Although closely related they all thrive together because each...

Marine Permaculture

An excerpt from David Holgren’s article The Problem is the Solution: but solutions can turn back into (the same old) problems.

Obtain a Yield

by Tanvier Fowler

You can’t work on an empty stomach!
This is a principle that I feel is easy for most people to understand, especially in designing gardens. How do we translate it into social permaculture? What is a more appropriate slogan?

Getting Started in Permaculture

by Bronwyn Chompff-Gliddon
I read this book in one night – it started as a little bedtime reading until my eyes became heavy, but then when I woke during the night and couldn’t get back to sleep, I ended up finishing the book!

Observe and Interact

by Bronwyn Chompff-Gliddon
In a garden setting, this means: stop. Just watch for a moment. What is the sun doing? The wind? How are the flora and fauna responding to each other? That kind of thing. Stop and observe before you come in with your shovel and your landscape design, first just be aware of what’s going on…