Practical Permaculture

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Item#: 9781604694437
Author Bloom & Boehnlein
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“Practical Permaculture is powerful, visceral, readable, and inspiring. It shows us how we can and should live.” —Joel Salatin, farmer and author

Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein, two dynamic leaders in the permaculture community, offer authoritative, in-depth, hands-on advice that shares a holistic approach to sustainable living. Permaculture is a growing trend, but still a daunting concept to many. New to permaculture principles and techniques? The guesswork will be eliminated by paging through this invaluable resource. Already an expert? This guide will surely make an important addition to your sustainable agriculture reference shelf.

Short Description
Can you imagine a world in which your thriving garden nourishes all of your needs? The first step to building a sustainable ecosystem starts with Practical Permaculture.
 

Review Quotes
“With astonishing thoroughness and admirable dedication, Bloom and Boehnlein meticulously outline every aspect of permaculture, providing inspiring examples and impeccable advice for analysis, design, implementation, and plant selection.” —Booklist
 
“Gardeners will relish the pragmatic text and illustrations in this handbook from two of permaculture’s well-known leaders, Bloom (Free Range Chicken Gardens) and Boehnlein (education director, Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead, WA).” —Library Journal

“Fills a niche for readers who want to integrate this down-to-earth but too-often-mystifying nature-inspired design system into their lives.” —Publishers Weekly
 
“Practical Permaculture says it all right there in the title. The photos and diagrams are gorgeous and relevant. The text is easy to read, and the authors are seasoned in their craft. It is the clearest and most practical Permaculture book I have yet seen for helping the aspiring Permie.” —PermacultureRising.com
 
“If anyone can make permaculture intelligible and appealing to home gardeners, it’s award winning ecological landscape designer Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein. . . . if you’re interested in achieving closed-loop sustainability while keeping garden aesthetics in mind, Practical Permaculture can serve as a detailed roadmap.” —Garden Design
 
“In Practical Permaculture Northwest authors Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein take this 1970’s term into today with real-life examples of people growing food, harvesting rain, and bringing their homes and gardens into symbiosis with the surrounding natural resources.” —Sunset
 
“Clearly written and laid out. . . . This is a permaculture primer that is fresh and vibrant. Bring it on!” —Permaculture Magazine
 
“This comprehensive resource will help you make the shifts you’re ready for this year, and for a decade.” —The Denver Post

“Farmers who have heard the term, "permaculture" and are curious as to just what it means, will benefit from reading Practical Permaculture. Bloom and Boehnlein offer vivid ways to diversify the number of crops growing in a given area.” —Acres USA