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This is an interesting online book about agriculture (Part IV).  It was written in 1809 and has some interesting sections that sound a bit like permaculture. Just for your reading enjoyment!

http://books.google.com/books?id=wGUCAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA269&lpg=PA269&dq=ablaqueation&source=bl&ots=kAQJWAFAUT&sig=wc1e9H6i7ZToD5mbq4YziBLAQRY&hl=en&ei=wb1uS7msKcyUtgfP7dz9BQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CBoQ6AEwCTgU#v=onepage&q=ablaqueation&f=false
 
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older books have some great tricks.This was all before tractors,rototillers,and greenhouse so people actually had to find tricks that didnt involve industrial technologies.
 
                              
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Thanks for that, I'll have to give it a read.  Much of the relatively old knowledge is really quite relevant if you want to avoid the chemicals and industrial stuff.
 
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