TPEN Permaculture Plans

Permaculture Planning at Taman Petanu

Permaculture is about working with rather than against nature. 

This page introduces some of the Permaculture plans for Taman Petanu Eco Neighborhood, including:

Download the'Taman Petanu Permaculture Notes' 

The Property Border Vegetation Buffer Zone

This green buffer area is situated along the entire boundary to the entrance of the property. The width of the buffer is between 5 and 10 meters, densely planted with trees, shrubs, grasses and reeds. Micro swales run along appropriate areas of the buffer area toward the high side that run at 1:300 toward a filtration pond at the top of the Wetlands Conservation Area. 


These buffers will help to:

The Neighborhood Pathways

Functions include:

The River Setback Vegetation Buffer

This green buffer area is situated along the entire length of the property boundary of the cliff edge to the river. 

Functions include:

The Front Entrance

The front entrance of Taman Petanu should give a warm welcoming impression and provide any visitors to the neighborhood with welcome information, security check point and the information they need to get to where they are going.

The Wetland Conservation Area and Storm Water

This area is the main drainage line that now exists on the land