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I am new on this site. Have been interested in ways to do things different then the normal standards.
I am wondering if there is a primer on permaculture. I have idea of what, but am missing key things about it. I am terrible at reading off of computer screen, seems I tend to skim read more then I should.
If anyone could lead me to the nuts and bolts of things would appeciate it. I found this site on account of the Rocket Stove Mass heaters, and would some day love to build one. Thanks.
 
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Welcome,  I am new myself but like you have enjoyed learning.  There is alot of Great imfo here.  Enjoy looking around and asking questions.
 
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The core textbook is Mollison's  Permaculture, a designer's manual.. By Tagari press.

There are several threads if you search for reading... for example.
https://permies.com/bb/index.php?topic=5969.0
 
                      
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Thanks for replys. Seems in some of the searches, there is alot to it. Maybe cause a guy would have to relearn what he has learned in the past.
 
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ytram, another book that is very well thought of is Toby Hemenway's Gaia's Garden.

Sooner or later, you will probably want to read Mollison's bible, but Toby's book is a very comprehensive start. Also, be sure to check out YouTube for permaculture videos. There's a lot of them.
 
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This series is particularly good from the horses mouth so to speak...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofKTgmW_FAg&feature=related
 
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