Permaculture plant guilds combine three or more plants to mirror an ecosystem — producing food, building soil health, and providing food for pollinators. To learn more permaculture principles, check out out Tierra: Online course.
Paul Alfrey from the Balkan Ecology Project explains how he& created the right herb and vegetable guilds for his Bulgarian site, including using a local stream for irrigation and chickens as pest for pest control and fertilising.
Introduction to Permaculture, Bill Mollison. Permaculture works with nature to make a better world for all. By observing the natural world we can see a set of principles at work. Permaculture design uses these principles to develop integrated systems that