Permaculture

  • What is HugelKultur?

    If you’ve been following the site for a while, you will seen a couple of references to HugelKultur so I though I would dedicate an entire to page explaining it in more detail. There is also a bibliography at the end for you to refer to for future reading. You pronounce the word like it…

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  • 5 Examples of Permaculture from Around the US (and Costa Rica!)

    Have you ever wondered how some folks turn their small patches of land into thriving, self-sustaining ecosystems?  These tales of green-thumb success demonstrate how everyday people use simple yet ingenious techniques to create vibrant and eco-friendly spaces right in their backyards. Today we thought we would give some examples from around the world, five clear…

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  • Creating a Backyard Permaculture

    Gardening has long been a cherished activity, allowing individuals to reconnect with nature and cultivate their own little piece of paradise. However, as our understanding of ecological systems deepens, a more holistic and sustainable approach to gardening has emerged. Below Huw Richards gives us his breakdown: Permaculture, a design philosophy rooted in ecological principles, offers…

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  • Permaculture Food Forest in California Zone 9

    Designing Your Dream Permaculture Food Forest in California

    If you’re eager to transform your backyard into a thriving food oasis using permaculture principles, you’re in for an exciting journey. I’ll share my three-year journey of creating a successful Zone 9 permaculture food forest. I’ll cover how to design a food forest in California that’s both abundant and regenerative, highlighting important factors and lessons…

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  • Principles of Permaculture & Permaculture Reading List To Get You Started

    Permaculture is an ecological design system that seeks to create sustainable human habitats by following nature’s patterns. It is a system of agriculture and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. The term, a portmanteau of “permanent agriculture,” was coined by Australians Bill Mollison and…

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  • How to Start a Permaculture Homestead (with Videos!)

    Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. If you want to read more this topic you can check out our reading list here: Principles of Permaculture & Permaculture Reading List To Get You Started If you are like…

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