Chop and drop is a way to create good soil in your garden for growing vegetables. In our vegetable garden I use green manure to chop and drop. It is less work than making compost and when applied right, it can bring the same results. The way I use chop and drop is inspired on […]
There are some plants that are beneficial for honeybees, and others that are no use to them at all. Knowing what plants are bee friendly plants that will feed and nourish the honeybees is critical to their survival. Below are 40 bee-friendly plants that honeybees love. If you are serious about companion planting or growing […]
I first came across Gaia’s Garden in 2013 and although I had tried to read other permaculture books before that, this was the one that really helped me to understand the concepts, both what to do and why. Toby sadly died recently, so I thought it was a good time to review the book in […]
Gardening doesn’t have to be complicated, but there are a few things that you have to have to make it work. You have to have plants or seeds, a place for them to grow, and also water and sunlight. You can use municipal water for your garden, but the downside of that is it doesn’t […]
Permaculture is a form of agriculture that is meant to be sustainable through the use of systems, perennials, recycling, and using sustainable resources to gain an abundance of yield that you can share with your friends, family and community. The permaculture principles provide the guidelines for designed such an efficient system. Come learn about these […]
Invasive fire ants are spreading across the country killing native insects, plants, and animals. And they HURT! Take a look at how you are creating a fire ant paradise, and make your yard less inviting to fire ants and healthier overall.