Reviews and/or extracts of/from useful books and articles.

Companion Planting in Australia

Reviewed by Jenny Hanna
Most plants are the happiest when grown in the company of others or sad when in the company of bad neighbours. This little book is about that…

Permaculture for food security and sovereignty

The permaculture vision of food security and sovereignty is one of communities full of food gardens, larders full of preserves and seed ready to go into garden beds irrigated by harvested rain and storm water and fertilised by the recycled wastes of the dysfunctional industrial food system…

“Care of the Oceans”

Reviewed by Tanvier Fowler

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

Marine Permaculture

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

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!