An introduction to the concept of permaculture, a beginners guide to getting started in permaculture and permaculture gardening and a list of resources for further reading.
The no-dig, square-foot gardening method lends itself well to small space gardening.
We have a constant battle with weeds in our courtyard. The combination of neglect on our part and plenty of rain means that the yard can turn from clean and tidy to a knee-high jungle in a matter of weeks. But I recently read Jackie French’s Backyard Self-Sufficiency, which suggested using mulch to prevent weeds […]
You don’t need a large yard in order to have a garden. You don’t even need a yard that gets much sun. All you need to do is think outside the square, which is what my neighbours reminded me with their shed-top garden.
Part Three on Gardening for Free – everything from dirt to pots to tools. Yes, it really is possible to garden for free, even I was surprised.
Part two of a three part series on gardening for free. In part one I looked at seed saving, part two describes ways of taking plant cuttings in order to have a beautiful garden without the cost.
Seed saving is not only vital for the continuation of biodiversity, it is a great way to create a garden for free. And if you do try your hand at seed saving, you won’t be alone. It is a popular hobby with many clubs to share, swap and learn.