Tag Archives: permaculture

Forest gardens in practice

New Zealand couple Robert and Robyn Cuyton have developed a two-acre forest garden. This video shows what a forest garden looks like and the Cuytons explain how to create and maintain one.

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Some numbers

In The High Frontier Gerard O’Neil states that to feed one person we need 65 square meters of agricultural land. Also he argues in the same book that people need 45 square meters of living space per person to live comfortably. These numbers are important for designing space settlements and here we will assume these numbers to be true. Continue reading Some numbers