Permaculture Two: Practical Design for Town and Country in Permanent Agriculture

by Bill Mollison - 159 pages - 1987Back To Books external image 71KKFHtFb1L._SL500_AA300_.jpgRead and download this book online for free : english edition

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"Permaculture Two" delves deeper into the concept of "consciously designed agricultural systems." Author, Bill Mollison, describes new approaches and solutions that have evolved around the world. Ways in which plants can modify climate and many forms of pollution are discussed. Highly productive, low-energy systems, are made clear, in this fascinating book that offers some concrete solutions for saving Mother Earth." (this book at Amazon)
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Content

Table of Content

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1. The Underlying Philosophy.
    2. On Permanent Agriculture.
  2. DESIGN IN LANDSCAPE
    1. On Design.
    2. Design Criteria.
      1. Deciding Priorities
    3. Zone and Sector Ground Planning.
      1. How to Place Elements in Zones
      2. How to Place Eiements in Sectors
    4. Broadscale Landscape Analysis
      1. Taking Advantage of Slope
    5. How Much Land?
    6. The Stacking of Plants.
      1. System Establishment
    7. The Interaction of Plants and Animals
      1. Animals
  3. SOIL IMPROVEMENT
    1. Broadscale Soil Improvement
    2. No-tillage Cropping
      1. Green Crops
      2. Pulses and Legumes, Hedgerow, Oil Plants
      3. Distribution of Yield
    3. Sheet Mulch for Home Gardens
      1. Living Mulch
      2. Stone Mulch
      3. Keeping your Annuals Perennial
  4. BROADSCALE TECHNIQUES
    1. Planning an Even Fodder Distribution
    2. Rolling Permaculture for Larger Properties
      1. On-farm and Urban Production of fuels from Plants
    3. Orchards
      1. Pruning-Necessity or Habit?
    4. Woodlots and Hedgerows
  5. DESIGN FOR DIFFICULT CLIMATES
    1. Arid Lands
      1. Local Strategies
      2. Livestock
      3. Aboriginal Skills
      4. Permanent Grain Plots
      5. Poultry Forage Systems
      6. Notes on Aboriginal Nutrition
      7. Annotated List of Useful Arid Land Species
      8. Acknowledgements and Apologia
    2. Tropics
      1. Humid Tropics
    3. Sea Coasts
    4. The Creation of Small Climates
  6. STRUCTURES
    1. The Reactive House
    2. House Modifications
    3. The Basic Sun-Wind Defences or Alliances
    4. Some Novel Houses
      1. Earth Houses
      2. Plant Houses
    5. Minor Designs and Techniques
      1. Sound Walls
      2. The Sod Roof
      3. Fire Mandalas
      4. Windows
      5. Back to the Cave
      6. Sewage and other Filthy Matters
  7. WATERWORKS
    1. Aquatic Polyculture
    2. Waterworks Construction
      1. Nomenclature of Ponds and Lakes
    3. Pond Cuiture
    4. Public Policy-the Sport Fishery
    5. Salicornia Flats
    6. Mariculture
      1. Tidal Stone Traps
      2. Seagrasses (Zostera, Heterozostera and Posidonia)
  8. FREE RANGE POULTRY DESIGN
    1. Establishment
    2. Forage Storage
    3. Regulation of Yield
    4. Documentation
      1. Species with Seeds and Pods in Summer
      2. Trees and Shrubs yielding Nuts or Acorns for Storage (autumn-spring)
      3. Berries and Fruits yielding Flesh or Seed (late summer-mid-winter)
      4. Vines for Fences and Trellis
      5. Roots
      6. Greens and Seeds as Herb Layer
      7. Species for Broadcast Sowing in Straw-Yards
      8. Herbs, “Weeds” and “Throwover” Crop
      9. Layout
  9. ON PERMACULTURE AND COMMUNITY
    1. Action for People
  10. FURTHER RESOURCES
    1. Design Consultancy
    2. Standard Designs
    3. Permaculture Quarterly and Association
    4. The Permaculture Institute
    5. Permaculture Species Index
    6. Tagari
  11. MAIN REFERENCES