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Sensitive Permaculture: Cultivating The Way Of The Sacred Earth

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Alanna Moore's newest book 'Sensitive Permaculture - Cultivating the way of the sacred Earth' explores the living energies of the land and how to connect with them. Drawing on indigenous wisdom from Australia, Ireland and elsewhere it combines the insights of geomancy and geobiology with eco-smart permaculture design, offering an exciting new paradigm for sustainable livin ...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published November 13th 2009 by Python Press
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Stewart
Oct 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is not a mindless repetition of permaculture principles that you can find in any number of other books. This book lays out practical ways to lay out a more "sensitive" permaculture plan that isn't just a violent imposition against the spirit of the place.

Alanna was able to do her work, on a low budget and on degraded land -- she even recommends taking on degraded land rather than an "ideal" site (which probably doesn't exist anymore). Restoring sick soil is our most important task now.
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Jul 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
An essential book for current times, Sensitive Permaculture outlines how to create a permaculture site that honours sacred forces of nature. Her book covers topics such as selecting land that aligns with your vision rather than the other way round, dowsing for various means (companion planting, detecting energy points in the landscape, the presence of nature spirits), harmonious means of dealing with 'pests' and 'weeds', and honouring and communicating with earth spirits (faeries). Alanna covers ...more
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