Friday, 25th March 2011
Steward Community Woodland is a permaculture project which aims to demonstrate the value of integrating conservation woodland management techniques with organic growing, traditional skills and crafts and low-impact sustainable living in Dartmoor National Park. Last year, they received 5 year...
Tuesday, 15th February 2011
David Pagan Butler introduces natural swimming pools: beautiful swimming ponds that require no chemicals, just plants and a simple solar powered filter pump to clean the water. This is the trailer for the full DVD, available from Green Shopping
Thursday, 3rd February 2011
Permaculture: The Growing Edge is an antidote to environmental despair, a hopeful and practical look at a path to a viable, flourishing future. The film introduces us to inspiring examples of projects, and includes a visit to permaculture co-founder David Holmgren's own homestead, tracking deer...
Monday, 17th January 2011
When starting to garden in a biodynamic way it can be difficult working out what to do when. This DVD gives you the tools and shows you the techniques you need to know. Lynette West, of the Biodynamic Education Centre, shows biodynamic gardening methods to the gardeners at Garden Organic, Ryton....
Monday, 13th December 2010
David Pagan Butler introduces how to make a natural swimming pool -- no chemicals, just aquatic plants and a simple 12 volt powered filter to clean the water -- and shows you how to make your own from recycled materials for a fraction of the cost of one installed by a professional contractor. These...
Monday, 13th December 2010
The Harland Family who founded Permaculture Magazine and permaculture publishing house, Permanent Publications, return to BBC2 with Alan Titchmarsh to explain how they have designed and planted a permaculture garden that is both a wildlife sanctuary and an abundant forest garden.
Thursday, 18th November 2010
Months on from being granted planning permission in 2009, the four of the Lammas families were living on site, with the other 5 families rounding up their affairs and getting ready to move. The trackways and water networks were under construction and some of the families begun building. The...
Tuesday, 19th October 2010
The film trailer, by award winning Australian filmmaker Gary Caganoff, portrays the lives of the hardest hit, the widows and orphans, who number in tens of thousands, following two remarkable Australian women; humanitarian, Mahboba Rawi, and internationally recognised permaculturalist Rosemary...
Thursday, 7th October 2010
Coed Hills Visitor Centre is situated in the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan, just 8 miles west of Cardiff. In an area packed with ancient history and breathtaking beaches, Coed (pronounced 'coyd', a Welsh word meaning 'woods') is a family day out that could change the way you view the world. The...
Thursday, 23rd September 2010
Ben Law built The Woodland House from roundwood in his own woods from his own timber. It was famously filmed by Kevin McCloud's Grand Designs team for Channel 4. Since then he has built more houses, barns, workshops, even his local village shop from local roundwood and natural materials. This...