Coming Home - Rediscovering Time & Place

When did it happen that time became a forward line? When did the idea of an inevitability of progress settle in the psyche of the western mind? When did we as human beings set ourselves apart, thinking that we are at the head of the parade? And how does all of that affect our relationship to place and planet? These are questions I have been asking myself for a while, questions I might never have the answers to.

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Permaculture Volunteering Opportunity in South London

Do you want to learn about Permaculture and improve your gardening skills? Are you looking for opportunities to do Permaculture designs, maybe implement them?

Come and do some gardening at Treadwell, a private home in the process of being turned into a Permaculture demonstration site. Over the next months we're hoping to transform this disused and trashed piece of land into an edible refuge.

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Every Element Performs Multiple Functions

This is the first of a series of short blog posts exploring the core permaculture principles and relating them to our work at Social Landscapes. 

Lately, in my work as well as on Permaculture courses, I have been exploring the topic of livelihood. Livelihood is often described as “that which sustains us” and for us in the west, more often, “that which brings in an income”.

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Rob's experience of the Permaculture Design Course

"I hope to make the world a better place by fostering resilience in communities."

Robert’s passion for permaculture runs deep, beginning at school twenty years ago, when his Geography teacher taught his class the fundamental principles. Robert went on to study Environmental Sciences at University and is now a member of...

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Natural Pest Control at Bandstand Beds

The team at the community garden Bandstand Beds on Clapham Common have used some of their funding to organise a series of three winter workshops on their site. Michel Thill from Social Landscapes was invited to deliver the sessions. In the first workshop the group has explored strategies for natural pest control.

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