What are the best books about permaculture?

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    #1The One-straw Revolution

    The One-straw Revolution

    The One-straw Revolution: Introduction to Natural Farming is written by Masanobu Fukuoka wherein he explains more details about farming to try to help people understand the way of the farming industry.  


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    Timothy Crawford
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This book with take the reader on an adventure in the Global world to show where food actually comes from. In the novel the reader will be connect not only to the world but through belief and inspiration, as well. The novel will make you think and rethink what you know."
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    Permaculture: A Designers' Manual is written by Bill Mollison and Reny Mia Slay which thoroughly explains the real foundation work of permaculture design, as well as the philosophy of life. 


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    Mick Fang
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "If you want to learn about permaculture this manual would be perfect. It talks about all the in's and out's of this culture. Very informative read even if you weren't interested in doing it yourself, but just wanted to learn more about it."
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    #3Gaia's Garden

    Gaia's Garden

    Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture is the second edition written by Toby Hemenway which will broaden the discussion about permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers and farmers.  


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    Victoria Bishop
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "This is a very interesting book, highly regarded by those who own it. It is based on growing plants in an ecological manner that makes it easy and pleasurable to garden. This edition is updated with a chapter on growing food in an urban setting, where there is restricted space for growing. There are some illustrations reproduced on the web page that depict technical, very useful instructions for planting. This is an excellent example of a book about permaculture."
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    #4The Humanure Handbook

    The Humanure Handbook

    The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure is a non-fiction book written by Joseph C. Jenkins. This book was originally published in 2005, and it highlights everything you need to know about human manure.


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    #5The Backyard Homestead

    The Backyard Homestead
    The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre! is a nonfiction book written by Carleen Madigan which provides you a guide about homesteading to grow and preserve a sustainable harvest of produce.

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    Joan Pierce
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre is a book you can find in the non fiction area. It was authored by Carleen MAdigan and gives you tips on how to have a sustainable garden."
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    #6Mycelium Running

    Mycelium Running

    Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World is a nonfiction book written by Paul Stamets which is a guide to help the planet grow more mushrooms to save the environment. 


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    Anna Cheng
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This book will make you think about mushrooms in a whole different way than just a nuisance in your yard or an item on your plate. It turns out, there's a lot more to learn from them than we think, and if you have an agriculturalist or survivalist in your friends group, they may be interested in the solutions this book offers."
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    #7Edible Forest Gardens

    Edible Forest Gardens

    Edible Forest Gardens is a nonfiction book written by Dave Jacke and Eric Toensmeier which explains the key concepts of forest ecology and the ways to design, make and maintain your own forest garden. 


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    Thomas Gordon
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I read this book while I was in college for forest ecology and couldn't recommend it enough for those that enjoy nature and do it yourself stuff. I actually have my own forest garden now and the book that this link provides is so easy to use and understand. Two volume work that shows you forest ecology."
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    #8Mushrooms Demystified

    Mushrooms Demystified

    Mushrooms Demystified is a nonfiction book written by David Arora which includes a complete mushroom field guide and reference book of more than 2,000 species of mushrooms and ist images too. 


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    Jack Wells
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "I've always been fascinated by the notion of permaculture. "Mushrooms Demystified" helps to shine light on that subject!"


Best What are the best books about permaculture
1The One-straw RevolutionBooks 34 Paid
2PermacultureBooks 30 Paid
3Gaia's GardenBooks 29 Paid
4The Humanure HandbookBooks 26 Paid
5The Backyard HomesteadBooks 25 Paid
6Mycelium RunningBooks 23 Paid
7Edible Forest GardensBooks 21 Paid
8Mushrooms DemystifiedBooks 18 Paid

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