Farrah Schwab

Keyhole Gardening – The What’s, the How’s the Where’s, the Do’s and the Don’ts!

Permaculture design advocates for the maximum utilisation of space, for efficient and intelligent ecological design that benefits the land and all living beings. One such methodology of design that is a heavily used example of Social Permaculture & design is the Keyhole Bed. The Keyhole Bed is an efficient circular design that is a climate-savvy, space saving, nutrient-recycling and waste-upcycling method. It is used in inner city suburbia and in […]

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Why We Stagger; that Bio-diverse Swagger

As budding & practicing Permaculture Designers we innately value diversity. Why? Well, firstly, it embraces the ethics of Earth Care, People Care & Fair Share! To value diversity is to have a profound love for all of the elements that make up our Planet Earth and the ethics and values we have derived and in doing so to respect and honour each process that contributes to the holistic well being […]

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An Introduction to Patterning

Our world is organised according to linear thinking, moving from A to B, from beginning to end, from Monday to Sunday. However, within the complex systems that make up our world, linear thinking limits our ability to understand the world and effectively interact with it. When we begin to understand the complex web of relationships that make up social and ecological networks, for instance, we can begin to develop new […]

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