Bill Mollison, an Australian who is widely credited with developing the philosophy of permaculture defines it as:

“The conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive systems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems”.


Here’s an article by Peterborough Master Gardener, Suzanne Seryck with some easy ideas to get you started:

Permaculture – Where do I start?

Here’s a free course on permaculture by Heather Jo Flores, author/founder of Food Not Lawns and a Faculty member of the Permaculture Women’s Guild:

Free Permaculture Course