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EcoDIY
EcoDIY
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Commenced:
01/07/2007
Submitted:
27/11/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Burrs Rd , Clacton-on-sea, Essex, GB
Phone:
01255 254548
Website:
www.ecodiy.org
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate





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EcoDIY

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Urban, Residential, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Working with Permaculture principles to create an urban self reliant life in Essex, UK

Project Description

We are a family of three and a dog living by the sea in the east of England, trying to be as self sufficient as possible without being fanatical about it. We try to structure our garden on organic, Permaculture principles, recycling our rainwater and grey water through a reed bed. Our home uses solar energy and wood for cooking, space and water heating and we generate solar electricity. We grow and eat our own vegetables, fruit, eggs and honey. We are creating this ourselves (DIY) mostly from recycled materials.

We have also just acquired a piece of ancient woodland and some of our time is spent there managing the wood; logging, planting trees and clearing bracken and brambles. We also manage a small woodland edible garden. We are now a Permaculture Land Learning Centre (yippee!) so we are keen to have visitors who are interested in permaculture.

 


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