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Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 12th December 2012

The first surprising, and encouraging, fact is that London is home to over 3 million gardens, from handkerchief front yards to historic horticultural sites, public gardens and parks. It brings home how important these green spaces are to those living, working and visiting our capital city.

The book includes contacts, some practical gardening advice and useful listings of horticultural societies and projects, plant nurseries and a city gardeners map – it offers a plethora of places that you will wish to visit.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 6th December 2012

Throughout December you are invited to visit Ethical Extra's online advent calendar where you can enter a daily competition to win heaps of prizes!

Each day of the competition contains ethical/eco tips on how to have a lower carbon/more ethical Christmas. All you have to do is visit the advent pages you are interested in, answer a specific question.

Winners will be drawn at random and contacted the day after each competition.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 21st November 2012

Permanent Publications were among the nominees in the Most Sustainable Small Business section at the International Green Awards 2012 in London last night. Another indicator that permaculture is being understood and appreciated by a growing number of green/sustainable businesses.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 5th September 2012

Permaculture magazine:  Could you tell our readers more about the permaculture projects The Drive Housing Co-op are involved with and have sought support from? Was it something all of you had written into the initial plans or was one member perhaps more responsible for including permaculture?

 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 29th August 2012

Part of the Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project , which is set in the north of Mozambique, is a permaculture demonstration farm which both supplies the lodge with fresh vegetables and trains men and women from the surrounding 15 villages in agricultural techniques. It is a joint Tourism and Development project comprised of Nkwichi Lodge, a beautiful lodge built on the shores of Lake Malawi and the development of a community owned conservation area.

 

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