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Land and nature stewardship

Although permaculture is now defined as 'permanent culture', incorporating all areas of human life, it was originally defined as 'permanent agriculture', and was firmly focused on land stewardship and living in harmony with nature. Land stewardship remains a central part of most people's permaculture experience.

This section covers a range of land stewardship techniques which maximise yields and environmental benefits, while reducing inputs, costs and labour.