908228015 – Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual

908228015 – Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual by Bill Mollison

908228015 - Permaculture: A Designers' Manual
908228015 -Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way. Without permanent agriculture there is no possibility of a stable social order. Permaculture design is a system of assembling conceptual, material, and strategic components in a pattern which functions to benefit life in all its forms. The philosophy behind permaculture is one of working with, rather than against, nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless action; of looking at systems in all their functions rather than asking only one yield of them; and of allowing systems to demonstrate their own evolutions.





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Category: Textbooks
ISBN: 908228015
Binding: Hardcover
Author: Bill Mollison
Pub Date: 1988-12


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