Useful and Inpiring links

Here are a list of webpages, blogs, videos etc. that are relevant to Permaculture, Herbal Medicine and all things plant, animal and Wow!

Plants for a future:
This is an amazing database of plants, with research, a blog, plant uses and a forum.
http://www.pfaf.org/user/default.aspx

Treehugger:
This site has extensive information on design, technology, transport, science, business and energy. There is even a page for posts with the title 'Nature Blows my Mind!' which is filled with truly amazing articles and facts on our wonderful spinning world of cosmic dust that has evolved to harbor life and US!
http://www.treehugger.com/

Building a 'Walipini' (underground greenhouse):
http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/build-underground-greenhouse-garden-year-round.html

Sun Path:
Sun path calculator: http://sunposition.info/sunposition/spc/locations.php#1
About the suns path: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_path

Soil:
http://www.soilhealth.see.uwa.edu.au

Soil Testing:
http://www.soilfoodweb.com.au

http://www.amalanalytical.com.au/

Compost, Vermiculture and Green Manures:
http://www.compostmania.com
http://www.organicschools.com.au/Lessons/Lesson12Greenmanurecrops/tabid/193/Default.aspx
http://www.greenharvest.com.au/SeedOrganic/CoverCrops/GreenManureIntroduction.html
http://www.organicexchange.com.au/all/fcmmgm00.htm
http://www.compostaustralia.com/
http://www.homecompostingmadeeasy.com/


Local Harvest:
http://www.localharvest.org.au 

Permaculture Day:
http://www.permacultureday.org/

Mapping:
This site is amazing for mapping information within Australia. Gives you good overviews on the lay of the land, soil maps, contour maps etc.
http://australia.gov.au/topics/science-and-technology/mapping


Ana White homemaker:
amazing site about homesteading, has plans for carpentry projects!
http://ana-white.com/

Botany and Plant Function:
http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/garden/mg/botany/seeds.html#seeds
http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/e02/02f.htm

http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/plants/econbot/01C-Morphology.pdf


Penny Livingston Stark
http://www.lexiconofsustainability.com/pop-up-art-shows/permaculture/

Bioregions of Victoria
http://www.dse.vic.gov.au/conservation-and-environment/native-vegetation-groups-for-victoria/victorias-bioregions

Ecological Vegetation Classes Benchmarks for each Bioregion
http://www.dse.vic.gov.au/conservation-and-environment/native-vegetation-groups-for-victoria/ecological-vegetation-class-evc-benchmarks-by-bioregion

Plant Science
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/plant-science/

How to Store rainwater
http://www.survivalistdaily.com/how-to-create-a-simple-and-inexpensive-rain-water-collection-system/

My Home Harvest
http://www.myhomeharvest.com.au/

Plant Sex:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/gallery-how-plants-have-sex.htm

Susun Weed Blog Talk Radio
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/susunweed

Botanists Kitchen
http://botanistinthekitchen.wordpress.com/

Green Shopping Free E-books:
http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/ebooks/free-ebooks.html

People:
Darren J Doherty
http://www.heenandoherty.com/

Herbal Medicine:
http://www.livingawareness.com/



Tools for a Future:
http://www.toolsforafuture.net/index.html

Foraging:

UK foraging guide:
http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-files/Lifeandhealth/pdf/2010/07/28/Foragerscalendar.pdf

E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia
http://www.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/eflora/

Sun Path:
http://www.suncalc.net

Wild Food and Medicine:
http://wildfoodsandmedicines.com/

Wild Craft:
http://www.ryandrum.com/wildcrafting.htm

Sustainable Table:
 http://sustainabletable.org.au

Savory Institute:
Holistic Management and Healing the Land
http://www.savoryinstitute.com/

Holistic Management
http://www.holisticmanagement.org

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