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Swales...elegant and simple solution to so many problems.

Permaculture - Slow down water flow with trenches so it can slowly sink deep into the soil. Increases water retention for plants to access when needed well after rainfall.

Permaculture Design Process 2: Making a Base Map

Why is making a Base Map essential to your permaculture design process?

The Permaculture garden is a lot more than an organic garden. It is a carefully designed garden to use natural energies and resources and minimise impact of the sit on the surrounding environment. The permaculture garden is also part of an overall lifestyle of care focused on closing the fertiliser loop by using waste, and … Continue reading Difference Between Organic Gardening and Permaculture →

The Permaculture garden is a lot more than an organic garden. It is a carefully designed garden to use natural energies and resources and minimise impact of the sit on the surrounding environment. The permaculture garden is also part of an overall lifesty

Get those critters out of my garden! We show you how to prevent garden pests from ruining your harvest.

COMMON GARDEN PESTS - We show you how to protect your garden from annoying pests. There are many simple ways to prevent little animals and bugs from ruining your harvest.

Five Ways to Grow Edibles Vertically Growing salads, fruits and herbs vertically not only allows urban dwellers to grow food in small spaces, but follows the permaculture principles of stacking, using renewable resources and making the most of the edge.

Herb & Salad Wall - leafy greens and herbs at your fingertips.look how little room it takes up.I would love to put in a salad/herb wall at our new house.I bet my hubby could build is one.

Mulch Much? | The Benefits of Gardening with Mulch | Sounds great!

The Benefits of Mulch by fix: Adding mulch to your garden can have a direct influence on yield. Mulching protects your soil from direct sunlight, moderates temperature, and retains moisture.