David Holmgren’s 12 Principles of Permaculture
These are some guidance for life in natural harmony.
Principle 1- OBSERVE AND INTERACT
Principle 2- CATCH AND STORE ENERGY
Principle 3- OBTAIN A YIELD
Principle 4- APPLY SELF-REGULATION AND ACCEPT FEEDBACK
Principle 5- USE AND VALUE RENEWABLE RESOURCES AND SERVICES
Principle 6- PRODUCE NO WASTE
Principle 7- DESIGN FROM PATTERNS TO DETAILS
Principle 8- INTEGRATE RATHER THAN SEGREGATE
Principle 9- USE SMALL AND SLOW SOLUTIONS
Principle 10- USE AND VALUE DIVERSITY
Principle 11- USE EDGES AND VALUE THE MARGINAL
Principle 12- CREATIVELY USE AND RESPOND TO CHANGE
There are three ethics to apply to life.
Care of People
Care of the Earth
Share of the suplus
Inspired by Tim Winton and my work with the Permaforest Trust, I will now endevour to integrate these principles into my life. I will also begin tagging my posts with them as they apply.