Category Archives: Permaculture

Grafting Eggplant onto Devil Plant

Would you like to grow an eggplant tree, yes you heard right, a tree, that can produce dozens of eggplants, and not die down in winter? Well, you can if you graft eggplants (or tomatoes) onto a perennial Devil Plant … Continue reading

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Permaculture and Health

  How does Permaculture tie in with our understanding of health? Can it realistically be seen as a ‘health promoting movement’? In this article we’ll examine our connection to Nature and how it affects our health and wellbeing, we’ll look … Continue reading

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Understanding Urban Agriculture – Part 3, Calculating the Food Production Potential of a City

I’ve just written the third part to my Urban agriculture series of articles for Permaculture Research Institute -  Understanding Urban Agriculture – Part 3, Calculating the Food Production Potential of a City This third article categorizes and analyses the different … Continue reading

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Understanding Urban Agriculture – Part 2, Productivity, Potential and Possibilities

I’ve just written the second part to my Urban agriculture article for Permaculture Research Institute -  Understanding Urban Agriculture – Part 2, Productivity, Potential and Possibilities In the first article we looked at the history of localized agriculture and the … Continue reading

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Understanding Urban Agriculture – Part 1, The Present State in Historical Context

I’ve just written a new article for Permaculture Research Institute -  Understanding Urban Agriculture – Part 1, The Present State in Historical Context , which  discusses the history of localized agriculture and the journey to our present state. This is … Continue reading

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In Memory of Bill Mollison, the “Father of Permaculture”

  Bruce Charles ‘Bill’ Mollison (1928-2016), the “Father of Permaculture,” has truly left the world a better place than he found it. I have put up a page on my website as a permanent tribute to Bill – https://deepgreenpermaculture.com/permaculture/in-memory-of-bill-mollison-the-father-of-permaculture/ His … Continue reading

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Cities – Food Free Zones? The Creation of the Urban Food Desert

I’ve just written a confronting article for Permaculture Research Institute which looks into why we don’t have food growing in public spaces, the problem of urban areas becoming ‘food deserts’ and the role urban agriculture can play to address the … Continue reading

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