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This book tells you everything you need to know to create your own forest garden with beautiful illustrations and helpful tips throughout.
Enjoy an abundance of vegetables at the darkest time of year by following the steps in this lovely book.
Charles shares his organic, no-dig approach to soil and plants and the techniques that enable him to grow healthy, vibrant crops, with the sustainability in mind.
The first British book on building with hemp including background information, a practical instruction manual with full illustration, and discussion about the hemp building industry.
A practical book to take you through the stages of creating a new vegetable garden from scratch - using any plot of land.
Perennial vegetables are a joy to grow. With a long harvesting season, they are the clever way to garden and take care of the soil at the same time.
Based on forest gardening principles, this is the most comprehensive guide to growing, harvesting and processing nuts.
Learn how to design and nurture a beautiful space. Bring the energy of wild places into your garden while growing your own food and living sustainably.
This is the most comprehensive guide to foraging for wild mushrooms in the UK. It describes the best tasting fungi, where to find them and how to detect poisonous lookalikes.
Known as the guru of no-dig, Charles Dowding has updated the definitive book on salad growing in this hardback, beautifully illustrated edition. In it he shows how to have tasty salad leaves all year round in a garden, balcony or windowsill, whatever the weather & grow healthy plants grown in healthy soil using organic, permaculture principles.
Creative and imaginative ways to enjoy the crops of a forest garden, from bamboo shoots and beech leaves to medlars and mashua.
In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by permaculturists, literary critics, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills that people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century.
Grow a variety of salad greens all year round in your garden, on your balcony or on a windowsill.
The book begins by defining spirituality for a modern audience of all faiths and beliefs, and goes on to consider the problems and necessities of true leadership. Drawing on a rich history of spirituality and activism it is both guide and inspiration for people involved in activism for social or environmental justice.
A guide for communities to face the challenges of climate change and begin their 'energy descent'. The argument that 'small is inevitable' is upbeat and positive and utterly convincing.
A unique step-by-step guide to every planting situation, along with techniques for growing native orchids from seed.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting is a fun, practical and inspirational guide to maintaining your green values while raising your children, engaging with nature, and getting outdoors - all without feeling guilty about the inevitable compromises.
A clear, practical guide for both amateur and expert, explaining all you need to know to grow delicious fruit - from designing your orchard and planting your trees to harvesting.
This fascinating and practical book will help the seasoned gardener find easier and more productive ways of gardening, growing vegetables in particular, and give new gardeners heart.
A walking guide to 50 green lanes
A highly illustrated, practical handbook, covering the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction.
The renowned anthropologist Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff spent most of his working life among tribes living in the vast rainforests of the Colombian Northwest Amazon. This book brings together eleven of his essays and articles about the Tukano Indians.
An essential guide to making a supremely comfortable, healthy and durable home with exceptionally low energy costs. Covers both retrofitting and new-build.
Rather than making ever larger political unions, in the mistaken belief that this will bring peace and security, we should minimise the aggregation of power by returning to a patchwork of small, relatively powerless states, where leaders are accessible to and responsive to the people.
This book puts the Green Economy to the test, its promises, consequences and blind spots. - Can efficiency be a solution if it results in more consumption?- Can we save nature by putting a price on the services it provides?- Should we rely on technological solutions to save us?
Money and Soul opens up new methods of looking at, thinking about and using money. It points to a future where our ideas about money will be greatly epxanded, and there will be different kinds of money, with different social purposes, in circulation.
A selected anthology of Vinobaas speeches and writings, and an valuable guide for all seekers of truth, non-violence and wisdom, and for those who value quality above quantity, and wholeness above fragmentation.
This book is a practical and attractive guide to the many edible varieties of wild plant. It will appeal to gardeners, botanists, cooks and foragers, and to anyone who wants to control invasive plants and weeds ecologically.
Written with a penetrating simplicity, No Destination is an exhilarating account of an extraordinary life.