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25Aug 16
Banana Pit / Composting Gardens

Banana Pit / Composting Gardens

The banana pit/compost pit is an excellent way to feed vegetables and trees. Bananas and papayas especially like to grow around the compost pits, but do not plant them together as they compete too much for space and nutrients. It…

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25Aug 16
Family Gardens

Family Gardens

A family garden provides many benefits for many people and is at the heart of family life. A healthy and productive family garden provides: Tasty and nutritious non-staple foods all year round Extra food to make sauces, pickles, jams, etc…

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22Jul 16
New chapters being read in 71 Countries

New chapters being read in 71 Countries

We've been compiling our download data and so far that's how many countries we've had downloads from! Countries are highlighted blue, still many to go! Thanks and we hope that you find the new Tropical ‪Permaculture Guidebook really useful and relevant. We're…

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19Jun 16
Timor Leste: Living Sciences and Life Long Skills in Schools

Timor Leste: Living Sciences and Life Long Skills in Schools

One of many new school garden projects in Timor Leste, not just teaching permaculture and organic gardening skills to children but also providing food for school lunches. Tropical Permaculture Guidebook co-author Eugenio Lemos has been working to bring permaculture and…

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13Jun 16
Permafund supports publication with a $1000 grant

Permafund supports publication with a $1000 grant

In 2015 Permafund donated $1,000 to Permatil to develop new tropical permaculture guidebook. Permaculture Australia offer small grants to community based organisations in Australia or overseas to support work restoring and improving the environment and building sustainable communities. The book—an…

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20Jun 15
Rosemary Morrow talks about the guidebook

Rosemary Morrow talks about the guidebook

Rosemary 'Rowe' Morrow has lent her vast wealth of  knowledge and practice, both in working in tropical and developing countries as well as her teaching and writing experience, to be an advisor for the Tropical Permaculture Guidebook. She talks here…

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