Very Good. 4to. viii, 213pp, index, bibliography, glossary, apendices, illustrated throughout with line drawings. Or card covers. Light edge wear, creases to top and bottom corners of front cover. Permaculture is about designing sustainable human settlements. Topics in this book include energy-efficient site analysis, planning and design methods; house placement and design for temperate, dryland and tropical regions; urban permaculture: garden layouts, land access and community funding systems; using fences, trellis, greenhouse and shadehouse to best effect; chicken and pig forage systems; tree crops and pasture integration for stock; orchards and home woodlots for temperate, arid and tropical climates; permaculture gardens: energy-saving designs and techniques; how to influence microclimate around the house and garden. There is a large section on selected plant species lists, with climatic tolerances, heights and uses.
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