Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway

Our View This is a fantastic book for understanding Ecological Design and is entertaining in the way it is written. Having said this, it is focused on temperate climate ecosystems, which gives it limited applicability in Singapore. We really struggle to find books and research on tropical climate permaculture, which is why we decided to […]

Mosquito management with a pot pond

Mosquitoes are managed in Singapore through fogging, which is an important component in keeping the mosquito population and associated diseases (such as dengue and malaria) down. Fogging, like any solution, has its strengths and weaknesses. It can wipe out a mosquito population in one fell swoop, however, there is very little to stop mosquitoes breeding […]

Designing for complexity with the 3 ethics and 12 principles of permaculture

What is Permaculture? “Permaculture” is condensed form of “Permanent Agriculture”. It a system, codified for the modern world, that captures indigenous knowledge about how to live as a keystone species from the land. A keystone species is one that helps to hold the ecological system together. In essence, humankind has the power to regenerate the […]