"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 (from the permaculture.net website)
In Permaculture ,rather than exploiting the resources and landscape around us , damaging the delicate balance between different parts of the ecosystem, we work with what we have already available ,using nature as an example . By observing how nature solves its problems, how it conserves energy and recycles it's waste, we are able to get the most of our land without damaging our environment.
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