Paradise Lot

June 24, 2013 at 10:25 am Leave a comment

by Lakis Polycarpou, originally published by City of the Future, June 5, 2013

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What is it with Permaculture these days? How has this one-time marginal and conspicuously misunderstood movement (a movement that was, not too long ago, almost exclusively associated with well-intentioned but sometimes naive hippie back-to-the-landers) become the conceptual sine qua non for modern environmentalism?

…Paradise Lot is not a reference, or dense guide to theory and design. Instead, it tells the story, as the subtitle suggests, of how two “plant geeks” turned one-tenth of an acre into an “edible garden oasis in the city.” The process becomes a kind of nerdy adventure tale (not to mention the sweet love-story sub-plot).   More HERE>>

Additional Resource: My Plants – Tools for a a Future: My Plants is a free software product for everyone interested in gardening, horticulture, Permaculture or agroforestry.  It helps you research and catalogue all your trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.

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Entry filed under: Biodiversity, Gardens, Permaculture.

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