The best time to start a garden is now. It doesn’t matter if it’s not spring – even if it’s the middle of summer, you can still start a garden, and get a harvest before the snow flies. Continue reading “When to plant a vegetable garden: it’s never too late to start”
Health from the garden
Even a small garden can put out plenty of vegetables. But the real point of growing your own vegetables and herbs is to ensure that you get the most nutritious food possible. Continue reading “Health from the garden”
How to start a vegetable garden for beginners: the quick and easy way
Starting your first permaculture vegetable garden can feel a bit daunting. You’ve been taught by convention that to build a garden you need expensive equipment to till up the soil; and lots of stuff like fertilizers, pesticides, and other manmade garden inputs. Well, I’m here to tell you, it doesn’t have to be that way. Continue reading “How to start a vegetable garden for beginners: the quick and easy way”
What should I plant in my vegetable garden?
The variety of vegetable seed you plant should match the climate you live in, and the conditions of your garden. Because the limiting factor in my present garden is sunlight, it was important to choose the correct varieties of veggies. Continue reading “What should I plant in my vegetable garden?”
How to use your permaculture garden: leave no veg behind
Oddly enough, I have seen people go to the trouble of planting a garden, and then, whether they lose interest or just get too busy, the garden is left to fend for itself.
The weeds take over, plants go to seed, and perfectly lovely vegetables just rot on the vine or in the soil. This is certainly a sad waste of a lovingly planted permaculture garden. Continue reading “How to use your permaculture garden: leave no veg behind”
How to design a permaculture garden in your backyard
Learning how to design a permaculture garden can be as simple or complex as you want, or need. In this article, I want to walk you through the basics of designing and building a quick permaculture garden, so you can get planting right away. Spring is just around the corner! Continue reading “How to design a permaculture garden in your backyard”
Build your own vegetable garden
There isn’t just one way to build your own vegetable garden. Sorry. I know people often want a blueprint that they can follow that will give them the perfect permaculture garden design.
But here’s the thing: there is no such thing as a perfect garden blueprint that works for everyone, everywhere. Continue reading “Build your own vegetable garden”