Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture

AU$ 38

AU$ 38.00

New revised and expanded version, Earth Restorer’s Guide to Permaculture now available

ISBN: 9780975078655
Author: Morrow, Rosemary
Publisher: Melliodora Publishing
Format: Paperback | b&w | 270 pp
Size (mm): 210 x 280 x 15 / Weight (kg): 0.7
RRP: $38
Discount: 35%. Bulk discount 37% for 8+ copies. Fair Share model.
Publication date: 2015

  • Fully revised and expanded Second Edition
  • A step-by-step guide to permaculture design
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Learn how to repair and restore the Earth
  • Measure, monitor and reduce your ecological footprint
  • Used by Permaculture students worldwide
  • Printed in Australia


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Originally published in 1994, Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture continues to be a go-to-guide for anyone wanting a more self-reliant, sustainable lifestyle. 

Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture Second Edition will teach you, step-by-step, how to observe and assess a site and how to turn those observations into a flourishing permaculture garden design. It doesn’t matter the size of the site; a small inner-city balcony, through to a rural property, Rosemary Morrow guides you through all the varying living situations. 

Perfect for beginners just discovering permaculture through to advanced permaculture practitioners wanting new ideas for resilient living. This book is essentially a Permaculture Design Course in book format!

This fully revised, second edition features chapters on:

  • Seed saving
  • Permaculture in the workplace
  • Integrated pest management
  • Domestic and rural water usage and management
  • Ethically dealing with weeds
  • Living in harmony with wildlife
  • Designing to withstand natural disasters

Rop Allsop’s warm and accessible illustrations perfectly support Rosemary Morrow’s practical approach to permaculture.


About the author

Born in Perth, Rosemary Morrow was claimed early by the Earth; plants, animals, stones, weather. Some years in the Kimberleys as a young girl confirmed it. She trained in agriculture science with which she was very disappointed, then moved to France where she lived in the L’Arche community. Later at Jordans Village in England she realised she would become a Quaker. Back in Australia in the 1980s Rowe’s Permaculture Design Course provided the basis for a concern for Earth restoration. She considers permaculture to be ‘sacred knowledge’ to be carried and shared with others. Since then, when asked, she has travelled to teach the PDC to others who, due to circumstances, could not access it any other way. This took her to immediate post-war Vietnam as well as Cambodia, Uganda, Ethiopia and other countries. Rowe’s present concern is to make teaching sustainable and encourage others to succeed her as teachers. See Rowe’s titles here.

Additional information

Weight .700 kg
Dimensions 280 × 210 × 15 mm