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    Hi,

    has anyone got any recommendations for me on books about permaculture?

    thanks

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    I've liked Bill Mollison's books, and IMO his "Permaculture: a Designers' Manual" is a great place to start, but there might be newer stuff out there is more "current".

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    The designer's manual is still *the* textbook. I've heard good things from Gaia's Garden and Edible Forest Gardens as well.

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    thank you guys, I will look into these

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    For a slightly more primal approach, I can definitely recommend How to Make a Forest Garden by Patrick Whitefield.

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    Had to wait until I got home to see what was on the shelf!

    In addition to the Mollison's Designers' Manual mentioned previously (which is quite expensive!), he also has a book called "Introduction to Permaculture", which appears to be about half the price and IMO was a really good... well... introduction!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jim View Post
    For a slightly more primal approach, I can definitely recommend How to Make a Forest Garden by Patrick Whitefield.
    Quote Originally Posted by tamo42 View Post
    The designer's manual is still *the* textbook. I've heard good things from Gaia's Garden and Edible Forest Gardens as well.
    Will have to keep an eye out for those! Probably not quite as primal, but along the same lines is "Designing & Maintaining Your Edible Landscape Naturally" by Robert Kourik; some worthwhile stuff in that too...

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    I higthly recommend "Edible Forest Garden" by Dave Jack

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