Books tagged: permaculture

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Biochar: A Field Guide for Gardeners and Farmers
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Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book is written in layman's terms for gardeners & farmers by leading soil scientists and horticulturalists. It explains how biochar contributes to healthy soil that is the foundation for human health and how, as a sustainable soil enhancer, biochar promotes healthy plant/crop growth by aiding soil microbiology in a natural way, helping the efficiency of water uptake and nutrient retention.
The Earth Friendly Zen Cookbook
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The author's challenges as a person of limited ability (due to emphysema) to operate and manage a small farm as a lifestyle change. The notes will be of help to anyone wanting to make a similar change, or who is currently interested in or already doing permaculture, small holding mixed farming, food processing, and/or aquaponics, and who wants to do these things with minimal environmental impact.
How to make a shoe
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
While written in a long forgotten prose of 1882, How to make a shoe, is a fascinating and very instructional book. With a little adjustment to it's poetic writing style, one can discern every step necessary to create a shoe. It's wonderfully, and massively illustrated to help you along the way! I'm sure that How to make a shoe, will make a very useful addition to any preppers library.
3 Methods of Tree Shaping
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This book was written by world leading tree shapers Peter Cook and Becky Northey. They discuss the different published methods of tree shaping. Each method has a description of how it is done, with images of the resulting chairs. The authors also give their views as to the pros and cons of each method. This is a well thought out and researched book on the different methods of tree shaping.
The First Book of Old Mermaids Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE OLD MERMAIDS left the disappearing Old Sea and stepped onto the New Desert where they exchanged their finware for skinware. With barely a backward glance, the mysterious and mystical Old Mermaids began building their sanctuary from earth, water, straw, and their own breath. These tales remind us of the beauty all around us.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Perma Art - Permaculture and Art
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Art can be used to enhance permaculture, by reconsidering art supplies and designing new tools of expression.
Perma Artists
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You set the price! Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Conversations with eco-artists, land artists, and artists concerned about the environment.
Permaculture Herbal
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Series: Permaculture, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
Certified herbalist and permaculture designer Theresa McCuaig steps readers through making safe backyard medicine. Many of the plants featured are cost-saving perennials and self-seeding annuals. Appeals to gardeners who want to sell herbs or homemade herbal products. Includes calculations for dosing children and a section for treating dogs with herbs. Safety focused glossary up front.
Permaculture Primer
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Series: Permaculture, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
An example of a permaculture design exercise used for a successful Permaculture Design Certificate course. Includes a report template based on the outline Bill Mollison lists in Permaculture: A Designers' Manual. Includes links to many permaculture research resources and a sample PowerPoint presentation.