Food forest photo - fruit and nut trees with a guild of supportive plants planted around, beneath and between
Permaculture -- I need to sit down and read this article. And I love the drawing. I wish *my* backyard looked like that!
Resource Book for Permaculture. Permies and would be permies, listen up! this is one of 26 free ebooks about permaculture and related topics available to download on this website, you just have create an account first (it's easy). With a U.K. bias but I'm sure anyone interested in permaculture will find something here. I've no links to the site BTW! just want to spread the knowledge around :-)
Herbs help us create healthier garden ecosystems and reduce the amount of work, allowing us to have more time to sit and enjoy our garden! Herbs will fertilize, attract pollinators and beneficial insects, provide mulch, and deter pests.