By Tanvier Fowler
For our Elders is this year’s NAIDOC theme and it got me thinking; is there a permaculture principle that looks at the place of elders?
Commentary on the 12 Permaculture Design Principles as articulated by David Holmgren.
by Ross Mars
While Bill Mollison and David Holmgren are both recognised as co-originators of permaculture, their seminal text Permaculture 1 did not discuss any overarching principles on which permaculture was based…
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...
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?
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…