Global Gardener

Australia, 1991

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Four half-hour episodes on permaculture, a concept pioneered by the program’s host, Bill Mollison. Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the opposite of monoculture and is a way of caring for the earth so that it provides household needs, is economically viable and ecologically sound. Contents: 1. “In the Tropics” - the principles of permaculture and examples in Zimbabwe and India. 2. “Arid Lands” - examples in Botswana, Arizona and Australia to roll back the desert. 3. “Cool Climates” - covers Tasmania and England. 4. “Urban” - examples of sustainable agriculture in polluted urban environments.

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Credits

production company

220 Productions

co-producer

Tony Gailey

Julian Russell

Duration

02:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1991

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302691

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Alternative agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Arid regions agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Permaculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soils, Salts in

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mollison, Bill

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Soils, Salts in

People → Mollison, Bill

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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