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Some inspirational Permaculture ideas for sustainable living.


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A tour through some sustainable living ideas for home, table, garden, person and computer, inspired by Permaculture Design.

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Some inspirational Permaculture ideas for sustainable living.

  1. Inspirational Permaculture Ideas - Tools and Techniques for Sustainable Modern Living Peter Cow, 2011
  2. NB. Permaculture is a universally applicable sustainable design system,which develops positive win-win ecological and social solutions.It is not a set collection of techniques, nor is it just about gardening...We can use it to design what is optimum for each unique situation,so these slides sre for inspiration, not prescription.Work out what is best for your situation, dream, experiment, design,create new techniques and ideas...and share them with the rest of us!
  3. Part One – Ideas for the Home
  4. The Hay Box Cooker
  5. Draught Busting Events and Eco Home Tours
  6. Energy Usage Monitors Use computers to record and analyse your usage To build your own monitor- visit
  7. DIY Double Glazing Clingfilm, tape and a hair dryer...
  8. Rainwater Collection from Drainpipes
  9. Thermal Mass Rocket Stoves
  10. Treebogs
  11. Measure your Eco Footprint And see ways to reduce it...
  12. Part Two – Feeding Ourselves
  13. Wild Food -a few favourites Lime tree leaves Nettles - crushed and eaten raw, or steamed/boiled in soups.
  14. Perennial Vegetables Daubentons perennial kale Egyptian Tree Onions Globe ArtichokesTo learn more, and find seed suppliers visit –Earth Abbey or Plants for a Future
  15. Forest GardeningFor information and seeds/plants/books
  16. Mulching
  17. Sprouting
  18. Permaculture Zoning - where to place things
  19. DIY Rodent Proof Tyre Wormery DIY - Slide Show
  20. Comfrey for Mulching and Liquid Feeds
  21. Potato Tyres and Strawberry Towers Grow vertical...
  22. Part Three – Permaculture in Person
  23. Four Questions Exercise Whats going well? Whats challenging? What are my long term visions and goals? What are my next achievable steps towards them?
  24. Mind MappingFreeMind – open sourcemindmapping software
  25. The Work That Reconnects
  26. Eat More Salad
  27. WWOOFing
  28. Sit Spot
  29. Mentoring, Apprenticeships and Life Coaching
  30. Ceremony and Celebration
  31. Part Four – Permaculture in Computers
  32. Free and Effective Open Source Software Want an advert free internet? try Mozilla Firefox With the Adblock add-on VLC Media PlayerFor writing, presentations, and spreadsheets try Open Office Free and Easy Mindmaps with FreeMind
  33. Free and Easy Website CreationCreate your own website to record and publicise designs, thoughts, events and photos using a powerful open source web based blogging program such as WordPress
  34. For cheap and friendly travel go CouchSurfing Internet Treasures Sustainable World Radio TED - Videos and podcasts from the conference at the cutting edge of... everythingUK Permaculture Association Global Permaculture Network
  35. This is only the tip of the iceberg, a blurred speeddating of some of the flavours of our resilient, possible,sustainable, positive futures - this slide show could goon for days...Click the links to find out more - learn, experiment, play,co-create, make your own slide show, make a wiki,recreate community, enjoy life and pick fruit.
  36. With Thanks to -Hannah ThorogoodAranyaGraham BurnettDavid HolmgrenHedvig MurrayAnd countless others whose work and photos I foraged off Google Images Peter Cow 2011