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Permaculture is an ethically based design methodology. The word permaculture was coined by its co-founders Bill Mollison and David Holmgren. Permaculture is formed from two words permanent and agriculture. A is for Ant. Ants help to protect the garden from Aphids. B is for Bee. Both honey bees and bumblebees help the garden to grow. Bees pollinate the plants so the plants will produce fruit and vegetables. C is for Chickens. Chicken give eggs and help to recycle food and yard waste. D is for Ducks. Ducks eat slugs and snails that want to eat your vegetables. E is for Ethics. Permaculture design is based upon an ethical foundation: people Care, Earth Care, Fair Shares. F is for Food Forest. A food forest is a garden modeled upon a forest. G is for Gardening, garden, and gardener. Gardeners are growing food, herbs and flowers in the garden. H is for Hügelkultur: Hügelkultur is raised garden beds filled with rotten wood and covered with soil and compost. These raised beds require little attentio…