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100 Best Books: Homesteading & Perma

100 Best Books: Homesteading & Perma
If you've ever considered getting into Permaculture, or if you're a veteran Permaculturist who's looking for a new skill to master, the following resources are the absolute best places for you to get started. Each of these books has the potential to introduce you to a whole new skill that you can enjoy for literally the rest of your life! You will find here links to over 60 Free eBook previews and full eBooks! Feel free to post down at the bottom if there are other books you would include on this list. Enjoy and Share with Your friends! Sophia Permaculture - Introductions to the Subject Gaia's Garden, Second Edition: A Guide To Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway - The first edition of Gaia’s Garden sparked the imagination of America’s home gardeners, introducing permaculture’s central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. eBook preview: Gaia's Garden, Second Edition Permaculture - More in depth Forest Gardening

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Lots Of Free Books & Videos: Green, Self-Sufficiency, Survival, More Welcome to Jubilee 101. Here you will find a wealth of educational/instructional material* literally at your fingertips. Below is a list of the categories. Each category contains between 15 – 40 educational/instructional PDF documents* and 5 – 30 instructional videos. In total there are over 2600 PDF documents and over 1000 videos.

MORINGA PLANTING AND GROWING - THE MAGIC TREE What could be easier than walking into your yard, and gathering healthy leaves from your own grown Moringa plants to put on the table? Moringa is a fast-growing, drought resistant tree The moringa tree is a plant that grows mainly in semiarid, subtropical areas. Regrarian Handbook In 2001 Permaculture legend Bill Mollison asked our own Darren Doherty to write a book on Permaculture processes that Tagari Publications (Bill's production house) would publish. This didn't happen though it stimulate the thinking towards the development of 'The Regrarians Handbook'. Darren has joined forces with 'Permaculture: A Designers' Manual' (1988) illustrator & co-designer Andrew Jeeves in what promises to be the production of an 'instant classic'. "...The layout by Andrew Jeeves is informative, attractive and simple; his drawings express concisely points sometimes belaboured in the

How to Grow Perennial Vegetables This is the latest offering from the prolific and encyclopedic Martin Crawford of the Agroforestry Research Trust in Devon where he has tested a huge number of plants of all kinds in his two acre forest garden, established 20 years ago. For a low maintenance, food producing design, such as a forest garden, perennial vegetables can provide an ideal understorey or ground cover accompaniment to a top storey of fruit and nut trees – and Martin has proved that there are a great many such plants available for all niches. The book's design is elegantly straightforward with the first quarter covering the practical issues involved, such as: the reasons for growing perennial veg; how to design them into a garden, and how to grow and look after them. The rest of the book looks at many perennials that can be used productively. As well as vegetables, also included are grains, tubers, aquatic plants and some vegetatively edible trees.

Household Cyclopedia - Useful household information past and present - LoveToKnow Household information is what this site is about and there are over 300 articles here. The genesis of this site was a book published in 1881 called the Household Cyclopedia of General Information. Many of the articles are from that book and are fascinating from a historical perspective and for research purposes. At LoveToKnow, we liked the idea of a site for general household information a lot, so we decided to add articles that are up to date and germane to today's living and challenges. Select a category below for articles from the Late 19th Century:

News Blog: "P" is for plants: Human urine plus ash equals tomato fertilizer, study says Gardeners, take note: the secret to growing hearty tomatoes is remarkably close at hand. Look no further than your fireplace and, er, your bladder. According to a study from a group of environmental scientists at the University of Kuopio in Finland, human urine and wood ash make a reasonably potent tomato fertilizer, boosting plant growth and fruit yield dramatically over untreated plants and nearly keeping pace with conventional fertilizer. Hazelwood Food Forest » Pittsburgh Permaculture A pear ripening at the food forest in Hazelwood Click here to read our Hazelwood Food Forest blog entries. And here to see a video about the project. Gongburgh: Steeltown Forests, sounds of the food forest. Sowing Seeds in the Desert: Natural Farming, Global Restoration & Ultimate Food Security Masanobu Fukuoka's first book, The One-Straw Revolution, introduced natural farming, a nature-integrated practice similar to 'original' permaculture, to a world where the environmental movement had just begun. As this plant pathologist-turned-farmer-philosopher journeyed around the world as a result of the popularity of his book and ideas, Fukuoka was shocked at the environmental degradation and desertification he saw. Sowing Seeds in the Desert, his final book, is his plan to set a 'Second Genesis' in motion: a green revolution led by vegetables, grasses, and trees. Natural farming isn't just another 'method' but rather a way of thinking and living that goes beyond even organic farming. Fukuoka examines science, economics, politics and medicine, arguing that humanity's quest for knowledge and wealth only increases the divide between ourselves and nature, resulting in illness, unhappiness and a deeply damaged planet.