Paperback: 170 pages
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing; Revised ed. edition (March 30, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 0.4 x 9.5 inches
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Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
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Ross Mars does approach the subject from an assumption of complete ignorence from his readers, so he doesn't write over anyone's head- which is good, but it really seems a bit redundant to write yet another introduction to permaculture. not a bad book, but you might as well spend your money on something a little less superficial. (ie. Mollison's books; even Rosemary Morrow is a bit more thorough)
This was the ideal introduction I needed to talk some what intelligently about the back-in-vogue topic of permaculture. The book is written very well as a quick reference guide particularly considering the breadth of the subject matter.
I very much appreciated this book. What put me in a place of respect for it was its' dialogue on misconceptions and some lack of practicality that people who are attracted to permaculture approach with, and so that can be associated with permaculture. There is some thoroughness in this book and I feel it was very much worth the purchase as a designer.
Clear and concise and packed with insight. Great read for beginners and experts. Designers rejoice. This is your book of the day.
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