About Permaculture

What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a design system based on ethics and design principles which can be used to develop your space to maximise sustainabililty, whether a suburban block, an apartment or large acreage.

Permaculture Ethics

  • Earth Care
  • People Care
  • Fair Share

Permaculture Intro video from Gardening Australia

 

Permaculture Design Principles

  • Observe and Interact
  • Catch and Store Energy
  • Obtain a Yield
  • Apply Self Regulation and Accept Feedback
  • Use and Value Renewable Resources and Services
  • Produce No Waste
  • Design from Patterns to Details
  • Integrate Rather Than Segregate
  • Use Small and Slow Solutions
  • Use and Value Diversity
  • Use Edges and Value the Marginal
  • Use and Respond to Change Creatively

Permaculture  principles, thanks to Geoff Lawton