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The permaculture earthworks handbook : how to design and build swales, dams, ponds, and other water harvesting systems

Author: Douglas Barnes
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook covers the functions and appropriate siting, design, and construction of nine types of earthworks, including swales, dams, ponds, and hügelkultur beds, to maximize water availability in any climate. It's an essential practical guide for landscape designers, permaculturists, and landowners seeking to maximize food production and ecosystem resiliency at the lowest cost and  Read more...
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Barnes, Douglas, 1969-
Permaculture earthworks handbook.
Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2017]
(OCoLC)971514091
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Barnes
ISBN: 9781550926392 155092639X 9781771422345 1771422343
OCLC Number: 1003208755
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The state of water --
A look at the past --
How water moves in the environment --
Designing for the whole environment --
Elements of design and implementation --
Water storage techniques --
Interception techniques --
Applying permaculture Strategies --
Cautions.
Other Titles: How to design and build swales, dams, ponds, and other water harvesting systems
Responsibility: Douglas Barnes.
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"The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook covers the functions and appropriate siting, design, and construction of nine types of earthworks, including swales, dams, ponds, and hügelkultur beds, to maximize water availability in any climate. It's an essential practical guide for landscape designers, permaculturists, and landowners seeking to maximize food production and ecosystem resiliency at the lowest cost and impact."--

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