Importance of zoning in permaculture as arranger of all elements in system accords with level of care and interrelations.
A well-designed permaculture system features little effort in maintenance.
permaculture's five zones, from Zone 0 house or settlement to Zone 5 unmanaged (wilderness, foraging, inspiration, meditation): Felix Müller (Mueller felix), CC BY SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Permaculture_Zones.svg
Bruce Charles "Bill" Mollison (May 4, 1928-September 24, 2016) and David Holmgren (born 1955) are credited with coining the word "permaculture" for the ecologically- and environmentally-designed agricultural system that they founded.
Bill Mollison and Australian simple, self-sufficient living advocate Kirsten Dirksen
CERES Community Environment Park, Brunswick East, Melbourne, Australia; Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, 20:39:01: Nicolás Boullosa (nicolas.boullosa), CC BY 2.0, via Flickr @ https://www.flickr.com/photos/faircompanies/2196180680/
Avocado tree (Persea americana) numbers among flora that are renewable, sustainable providers of fiber, fodder, food, fuel, medicine and shelter.
Makawao Veterinary Clinic, Makawao, Haleakala northwest slope, East Maui; Thursday, September 28, 2006, 12:55: Forest & Kim Starr, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Starr_060928-0513_Persea_americana.jpg
Practical Permaculture for Sustainable Community and Home Landscapes is authored by ecological landscape designer and ISA Arborist Jessi Bloom and permaculturist Dave Boehnlein and illustrated by artist and designer Paul Kearsley.
"Transforming the Urban Edge," by Paul Kearsley for November; 2016 Permaculture Calendar by Permaculture Principles Pty Ltd: Practical Permaculture Design @PracticalPermacultureDesign, via Facebook Jan. 22, 2016, @ https://www.facebook.com/PracticalPermacultureDesign/posts/799471213491243
Claire Gregory's suburban permaculture garden in Sheffield, UK
After taking course from pioneer permaculturist Patrick Whitefield (February 11, 1949 – February 27, 2015) Claire purchased 3-acre field on edge of Sheffield, where she lives, to start community permaculture project.
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, north central England: Claire Gregory, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claire_Gregorys_Permaculture_garden.jpg