Permaculture Articles

Why do I love these gardens? Why do people love these gardens? There is something empowering about many hands transforming a lawn into a productive food garden. There is something magical about cardboard, compost and woodchips as the main ingredients for soil fertility. And there is something read more...
Click here to read Bonita's new article on an "Integral permaculture", published in The Permaculture Activist (#92, Stacking Functions, May 2014).
If you're having trouble viewing this video, please visit Designing your garden and your life with permaculture directly on Vimeo.   We hope you enjoy this video about our garden and our approach to permaculture design.  Thanks to Olivier Asselin for this beautiful video!      
Check out Bonita's interview on our local station Lake 88.
We had a very full year in 2013, connecting with other permaculture leaders from across Canada, the USA and internationally. We hosted our 3rd Eastern Ontario Permaculture Convergence, which sold-out with over 300 tickets and drew attendees from over seven hours away. The Northeast Permaculture read more...
by Bonita Ford. Creative Commons. Attribution 2013. Permaculture is a holistic approach to design based on living systems. It offers a way of thinking, relating, making decisions and solving problems, which are more in balance with the living world around us. Its ethics, principles and design read more...
It's been a summer full of learning.  The weather was cooler and we had more rain than normal; the tomatoes were far less productive than last year and the swiss chard seems to be flowing endlessly.  As we come into our 5th year of gardening in this climate, we're seeing how much the weather read more...
Permaculture Institute of Eastern Ontario and the Classic Theatre Festival team up to host an inspirational and entertaining day of gardens and live theatre. On Saturday, July 27, vegetable gardens and permaculture gardens in and around Perth will be open to the public, as part of the Veggie Garden read more...
One of our students asked about reminders and tips on starting a garden, especially for beginners... Remember to START SMALL...  you'll learn with experience!   Here are some permaculture principles and things to keep in mind when designing your garden:http://deepgreenpermaculture.com/diy- read more...
Permaculture Design from Permaculture Eastern Ontario.

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