Whether you’re new at gardening and have never done it before, or you’re just starting a vegetable garden from scratch in a new location, these are the 7 steps that make it fun to set up your veggie garden!
Gardening & Growing Food
Adventures in gardening for self-sufficiency: growing your own food and processing your harvest
Hugelkultur is a technique often used in permaculture gardening to build and manage soil. It relies on stacking wood and other organic materials at different levels to create a raised garden bed. The wood decays over time, leaving behind composted layers of nutrients.
You don’t actually need much space to grow your own food. In fact, you can grow salad in balcony hanging boxes or grow kale on your patio in a shallow homemade wooden box filled with soil. But if you’d like to put a bit more time and energy into experimenting and...
Many factors may help you decide the best place to plant a permaculture garden. The location as it relates to your house, permaculture zones, water and accessibility your own preferences and lifestyle are just a few of these.
Make sure that your garden isn't located in high traffic areas where people might trample your vegetation; see if you can move it to a less-used section of the yard.
Flowers have the power to turn any boring piece of land into a beautiful one, and this includes the simple-yet-dynamic Calendula flower (also known as pot marigold). Calendula is not only eye-pleasing but also has so many wonderful medicinal and therapeutic...
February isn't the most fun month to be spending in the garden, but we selected 8 chores you can do to prep for spring - without freezing your extremities off.
I live off-grid on an olive and almond farm in Spain, with alpacas and chickens and dogs and all the things. We've got solar panels and water from a borehole, we aim to grow our own food and be more self-sufficient, and we also try to make more time for what's really important in life... Come and join the sunny simple living movement!
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