The Seven Layers of a Forest

Layers are one of the many tools used to design and implement functional ecosystems which are sustainable and of direct benefit to humans. Mature ecosystems have a large number of relationships between the component parts: trees, understory, ground cover, soil, fungi, insects and animals. Because trees, plants, etc grow to different heights it is extremely…

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What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a philosophy. A philosophical view of the natural ecosystems in our world. Permaculture is a contraction of the words ‘permanent’, ‘agriculture’ and ‘culture’. For some, it is an essential way of life, for many an idea within their grasp and for others a dream to work and strive for. The beginning of permaculture…

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The Secret Under Your Feet: Soil

If you’re new to organic homesteading, you might have the romantic idea that since you are growing food the “natural” way, all you need to do is sow some seeds and Mother Nature will take care of the rest. Sadly, this isn’t true. If you’re planning to turn your yard into a permaculture paradise, don’t…

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Grow Your Audience

Here at World Wide Permaculture, we want to share our knowledge and experience, with the larger Permaculture Community. We also invite you, to share your experiences and the path you have traveled on your journey. Why Each and every person has walked their own path, while there are some differences, there is much that can…

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