Exterior Design Permaculture

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ecoExterior Designers are professionals who produce ideas to make your outdoor design unique, practical and beautiful whilst remaining within budget. We see significant shapes and effects; interlinking views, leading to focal points, we question what is practical, how to divide areas to create the right atmosphere. A well designed outdoor environment is a beautiful mystery tour with interest and surprise.

If you are a homeowner with enough open space in your garden we suggest you adopt permaculture principles in the management of your space.

“Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted & thoughtful observation rather than protracted & thoughtless labour; of looking at plants & animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single-product system.”
Bill Mollison

The term permaculture is a contraction of the words “permanent,” “agriculture,” and “culture.” Although the original focus of permaculture was sustainable food production, the philosophy of permaculture has expanded over time to encompass economic and social systems.  It is a dynamic movement that is still evolving, there are many people who practice permaculture without realizing it – concerned environmentalists, organic gardeners, conservationists, land use planners, urban activists, recyclers, indigenous peoples and anyone working toward creating a sustainable human civilization

So, if you are someone that would like to participate in the move towards creating sustainable civilization , there are some practical things you can do in your own back yard’

Create food gardens as close to your living area as possible, companion planting to minimise need for pesticides, earthworm composting and earthworm ‘tea’ to nourish your soil, mulching and layering for soil health and microbial activity.  Attract pollinating insects such as bees and create biodiversity in your garden

 

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