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Discover the secrets of permaculture and build a self-sufficient, sustainable life!

Are you interested in exploring the world of permaculture, but you’re not sure where to begin? Do you want to save money, stop being dependent on grocery stores, and build a thriving, sustainable existence? Then this audiobook is for you.

In 2013, Detroit went bankrupt, and food quickly disappeared from the shelves. Crisis! What was their solution? They avoided disaster by embracing permaculture - an incredible way of creating sustainable development through healthy food. With energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly urban vegetable gardens, they saved their city through ingenuity and resilience.

Now, this practical guide unveils the secrets of permaculture, offering you a detailed plan for embracing this amazing concept and building an organic garden through regenerative agriculture. Covering the fundamentals of self-sufficiency, this guidebook is perfect for anyone who wants to build a sustainable future.

Here’s just a little of what you’ll discover:

  • Understanding regeneration, resilience, and the principles of permaculture
  • An exploration of the factors that define ecosystems
  • How to use (and value) renewable resources
  • The best soil improvement strategy
  • Surprising reasons why animals could be your permaculture allies
  • Why permaculture could revolutionize the concept of “green cities” and the “social community”
  • Simple ways to apply permaculture to your garden
  • And much more...

With a wealth of advice behind permaculture, as well as practical ways to build terraces, raised beds, and incorporate these ideas into your garden, now it’s never been easier to discover how you can become self-sufficient.

Special bonus sections included: "Introduction to Green House" and "Raising Farm Animals". Buy the audiobook and get a free PDF version.

Discover the world of permaculture today! Buy now and get your copy!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Francis Field (P)2020 Francis Field

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  • Jeanne J. Davis
  • 16-01-2021

Grate book

This book is for anyone interested permaculture who are also concerned with the physical health of the human race, and the health of our planet.

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  • Josefina S. Askew
  • 16-01-2021

I am now a fan of Francis Field

Impressive and gives me hope to turn this farm around we just purchased. Thank you Francis Field.

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  • Marilyn D. Burrows
  • 16-01-2021

Our minds

This book opened my mind when others were closing it. You'll once you listen to it.

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  • Anita J. Harrell
  • 16-01-2021

Well done

A great deal of information, all of which is presented in a genuine, believable story.

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  • Russell B. Chavez
  • 16-01-2021

If you are into soil, you'll love it.

I have a thing for soil so this was a great listen and l like hearing the story of people who are also on a journey of learning how to regenerate the soil. This book is a testament to how amazing and profitable regenerative permaculture is, as well as how much consumers seek nutrient dense foods and transparent means of production. I learned a lot.

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  • Christine J. Owen
  • 15-01-2021

Nice guide

An enormous amount of information. I am wholly enjoying this audiobook!
I love this audiobook.

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  • Vivian J. Craig
  • 15-01-2021

Step-by-step guide

You’ll learn what a permaculture garden is, the main permaculture principles to abide by, how to puts more emphasis on building up soils gradually over time so they’re well balanced and full of nutrients and much more. I love this book and I learned a lot. Well done!

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  • Margie M. Lewis
  • 15-01-2021

Ideal for anyone

Permaculture gardening is ideal for anyone looking to grow their own food in a sustainable system. The principles allow you to build a vegetable garden that relies on natural processes to promote growth, providing you with abundant fruits and vegetables. With this amazing book I learn a lot about this. Thanks to the Author.

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  • Imogene J. Berumen
  • 15-01-2021

Surprise

The sublime success of my permaculture garden rests on this book. I realized I made so many wrong steps the previous years and luckily, thanks to this manual, I could fix them all, each of the contents was discussed distinctively and satisfactorily. The most helpful part for me was ‘Building a terrace system’; I’ve been looking for a good guide on this argument for so long, and finally I found one. I was also able to study food crops very well with the help of this book. I really like also the Bonus Chapters. Thanks!!

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  • Sandra G. Leslie
  • 15-01-2021

Simply great

This book is simply great!!I am an agriculturist with little knowledge. I enjoyed reading it and it did not take me so long to understand and learn all the knowledge grasp this book has. I will apply the principles to my own garden.

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  • Bruno MacDonald
  • 11-04-2021

a tad dry

very dry, but info is very good. would be better to just read the book...

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-04-2021

Read by computer or someone like it

The performance is terrible, almost impossibble to listen to. It’s read by computer. Either that or by a performer with very monotone voice and little empathy, who speaks about garden in bloom, climate change and nearing disaster and building of a greenhouse with the same tone of voice. And also makes unnatural pauses in the middle of unusual words such as “acclimatization” or “vermiculite”.
Otherwise it’s probably a good book (it’s hard to tell when heard like this). A nice quick overall guide to permaculture for people who already know what it is. It’s too dense and dry to be inspirational to people who haven’t heard about permaculture and if you’d like to actually build a permaculture house or make a garden you would need publications that go more in detail, but it’s a nice summary.
But it’s so hard to listen to..
if you really need this book I would recommend buying an actual written one.

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  • Bettie H. Bullock
  • 02-03-2021

I quite enjoyed this book

I quite enjoyed this audiobook. This was a really nice introduction to permaculture. The book has a lot of really good information. I'll be using this as a reference for my own garden in the future.

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  • Gary B. Dowell
  • 02-03-2021

Great Book for Beginners!

I love this audiobook. I found this book full of tips and advice I will use.

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  • Joseph B. Riley
  • 02-03-2021

Very helpful

It is a quite difficult to read. Even so, I found very helpful ideas. Thanks.

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  • Hello Hello
  • 17-02-2021

Exactly 25 fake reviews - Audible has to intervene

Fake reviews on Audible generally seem to be in blocks of 25 or 50 and posted within a few days of each other. All 25 are 5 star and generally vague cut and paste efforts from other generic reviews.
The narrator mispronounces so many words and generally sounds like he has little comprehension of what he's saying yet no one felt compelled to mention this? ...well because they're not real. Audible needs to crack down on self publishing authors like this who engage in this sort of activity; it overshadows those who take the time to write genuine and thoughtful reviews.

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  • Alesia S. Bester
  • 16-01-2021

Awesome book

Great book with lots of useful information to improve soil and make money from your land without fertilizers, pesticides and ploughing.

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  • Carolyn C. Flippo
  • 16-01-2021

inspirational

thank you Francis for writing this book, your practical advice, warmth and experience are truly inspiring.

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  • Ruth E. Mead
  • 16-01-2021

Fantastic resource

I was able to benefit from using animals in my permaculture garden, I used to focus on plants alone before, but after studying this book, I learnt how to introduce them in a healthy way into my garden. The steps in the book were very effective and I was able to monitor both the plants and the animals. These are just some of the many benefits I got form going through this manual; I highlighted these few because they contributed more to the success of my garden. I believe the contents will impress you and lead to a positive change in your garden.

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  • Jennifer O. Hills
  • 16-01-2021

Impressive!

In terms of credibility and authenticity, this powerful book is second to none. I love everything about this book, the contents are superbly arranged to suit the taste of any reader, they are straightforward and comprehensive. These are important things to know for you to properly run a garden, and they are extensively discussed in this book. also learnt so many things on soil: the different types, textures, structures and also the best one for each seed.

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