We are creating a
World-wide network of WORLD PEACE GARDENS.
OUR AIM is that everybody
can create (or have access to) an area of peace and tranquillity
enabling contemplation on the beauty of our Earth and of the ideals
of living in harmony with nature and with our local community.
World Peace Garden
at Chalice Well, Somerset
You can join us in this consciousnessraising network of gardens simply
by declaring that your own garden, patio, balcony, or (by requesting
to the relevant authoirities) your local public park or garden
be made into a WORLD PEACE GARDEN. Each garden can then connect
to meet people of all ages, exchange ideas, recipes, stories and
In Britain and around
the world, there is a diversity of gardens and parklands, full
beauty and originality. However many overcrowded urbanities have
an increasing need for quiet, safe and natural surroundings
in which to retreat from stress of work and daily life.
C Gale, our founder, trained originally in architecture
and did a thesis design for re-housing community
with 2 and 3 storey homes in clusters around productive gardens
with orchard trees, free from vehicles, with carparks kept
to outer edges of development; a primary school, shops and
pub were included in the green environment.
has a holistic, Permacultural approach to eco-architecture
projects. He is also a Speaker and
of the Wessex Research Group, Totnes; active member of
Totnes Transition Town Organisation; Member of the Town & Country
Planning Association, Designer-Member of Permaculture
Dip.Arch; F.R.S.A.& Assocs Architecture & Permacultural
Gardens Design, R.I.B.A. Joint Gold-medallist
us now to make your own personal contribution to
this worldwide network and declare your own garden or local public
park a WORLD PEACE GARDEN.
We can provide our laminated LOGO ("Hands
for you to fix to the Garden entrance. This will not only show
your intentions to others thereby encouraging a wider participation
World Peace, but will also be your contribution to healing yourself,
and to healing the planet!
Our first World
Peace Garden was inaugurated at the Glencree
Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, Wicklow Mountains near Dublin,
Ireland in May 2000. Others include The Robert Hart Forest
Garden at Rushbury near Church-Stretton England and the productive woodland
gardens surrounding the Tulsi Trust, Holistic Hospital and
Kapsi, Chattisgar, India.
our growing network of gardens orif you wish to simply be a part
of this movement for World Peace, please contact
our Initiator, Jeffrey C Gale:
about Permacultural Principles for World Peace Gardens >>>