People seem to think that hugelkultur gardening is a mysterious and complicated system of gardening. But it really isn’t. And there are many ways to incorporate the use of wood in a permaculture garden. Continue reading “Introduction to hugelkultur gardening”
I’m not a Prepper, or a Survivalist; but I think permaculture encompasses many of the survivalist ideals – just…without all the guns and dehydrated food. Continue reading “Survivalist, Prepper, Zombie Hunter, Permaculturist”
We all know the world’s gone mad, so we won’t even talk about that. Instead, let’s talk about gardens. That’s much more pleasant. And I’ve got some cheap garden ideas for you, while you stay home and stay safe. You are staying home and safe, aren’t you? Good. Continue reading “7 Cheap garden ideas for you, while you stay home and stay safe”
If you’re looking for a great way to entertain your kids AND a way to bring a little education into it, you can’t go wrong with gardening. You can teach science, math and language skills in the garden. Take a look at these gardening ideas with kids in mind, and see how many lessons can be taught. Continue reading “Gardening ideas with kids in mind”
Gardening is a pretty straightforward affair: you plant some seeds in some soil, and things grow. But there are always little tips and tricks that you can learn that will make it easier for you.
Vegetable garden advice can be found all over the internet, and in thousands of books; but how do you know if it’s good advice? Continue reading “Vegetable garden advice: 14 tips and tricks for a better garden”
It is April 2020, and the world has entered very uncertain and nerve-wracking times. Many people are wondering how they’re going to get through it. Money will get tight for people who aren’t going to work every day like they used to. Continue reading “8 simple garden ideas on a budget: just get started!”
Seed saving might sound like a difficult thing to do, but it’s really not. Plants make seeds, whether we harvest them – or even notice them – or not. It’s just a plant thing to do.
So it’s no great stretch to imagine yourself plucking those seeds and putting them into a jar, is it? If you know how to grow vegetables, you know how to grow vegetable seeds. Continue reading “Saving vegetable seeds, sowing resilience”
I have been asked what the difference is between a conventional garden and a permaculture garden. So I thought I would try to answer that question in this article. There are a lot of moving parts to a permaculture garden, so let’s go through them one at a time. Continue reading “What is a permaculture garden?”
There are many different styles of garden you can build, and many techniques you can use to build them. I have talked about a few here on my blog, such as the herb spiral, and buried wood beds. Continue reading “A keyhole garden plan to suit different situations”