The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture: Creating an Edible Ecosystem

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“A masterful distillation of permaculture in a way that is easy to apply to our gardens, farms, and lives today.” —David Cody, founder, Urban Permaculture Institute

Once a fringe topic, permaculture is moving to the mainstream as gardeners who are ready to take their organic gardening to the next level are discovering the wisdom of a simple system that emphasizes the idea that by taking care of the earth, the earth takes care of you.

The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture teaches gardeners of every skill—with any size space—how to live in harmony with both nature and neighbors to produce and share an abundant food supply with minimal effort. Permaculture teacher Christopher Shein highlights everything you need to know to start living off the land lightly, including how to create rich, healthy, and low-cost soil, blend a functional food garden and decorative landscape, share the bounty with others, and much more.

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Once a fringe topic, permaculture is moving to the mainstream as gardeners who are ready to take their organic gardening to the next level are discovering the wisdom of a simple system that emphasizes the idea that by taking care of the earth, the earth takes care of you.

The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture teaches gardeners of every skill — with any size space — how to live in harmony with both nature and neighbors to produce and share an abundant food supply with minimal effort. Permaculture teacher Christopher Shein highlights everything you need to know to start living off the land lightly, including how to create rich, healthy, and low-cost soil, blend a functional food garden and decorative landscape, share the bounty with others, and much more.

This inspiring, easy-to-follow, information-packed, practical guide will help you transform your garden into a food forest that feeds you for years to come.

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“Chris Shein captures the essence of permaculture practice for any landscape and any gardener. This book will be a classroom and garden staple.” —Claudia Joseph, director of environmental education for The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, New York

Grow your own food forest—Take your organic gardening to the next level by learning the low-maintenance secrets of permaculture. These tried-and-true methods teach gardeners of every skill level—with any size space—how to live in harmony with both nature and neighbors to create an abundant harvest.
 
Permaculture expert Christopher Shein shows you how to build an edible ecosystem—a thriving food forest—in your own backyard with the least possible expenditure of time, effort, and the earth’s resources. By updating ancient techniques from cultures around the world, Shein takes you step-by-step through the process of designing your ideal edible garden with the most productive fruits and vegetables so that you have enough food to feed your own family and to share with your friends.
 
This inspiring, easy-to-follow, information-packed, practical guide will help you transform your garden and nurture the earth for years to come.
 

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