Permaculture: a designers' manual 9780908228010, 0908228015

Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems whi

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English Pages xi, 576 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations (some colour; 28 cm [601] Year 2014

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Permaculture: a designers' manual
 9780908228010, 0908228015

Table of contents :
Introduction......Page 2
Title......Page 4
Preface......Page 10
I Introduction......Page 13
II Concepts/Themes in Design......Page 22
III Methods......Page 48
IV Pattern Understanding......Page 82
V Climatic Factors......Page 118
VI Trees & Their Energy Transactions......Page 149
VII Water......Page 164
VIII Soils......Page 194
IX Earthworking & Resources......Page 239
X Humid Tropics......Page 262
Design w/ Photographs......Page 289

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