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Zones of Permaculture

Permaculture Zones

Dividing a site into different functional areas.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 7:19 PM

A major design concept of permaculture is zones. When you are accessing a permaculture site, dividing the property into zones can help you to position certain plants, animals, aquaculture, pasture, orchards, forest, and housing to result in the most positive connections between zones. This process leads to more stacking of functions, and a greater efficiency of the site.

There are (6) zones, starting at zone 0, and ending at zone 5. » Read more