No dig gardening is a great way to cut down on weeds, watering, and enrich your soil and it even takes less effort than conventional double digging or tilling. Laying down a thick mulch suppresses weeds and holds in moisture, and the materials break down in place, feeding the plants for you. You can start a no dig garden at any time of the year, but if you really want a good head start, lay down a thick mulch in the fall and let it break down all winter before planting in the spring.
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Can you be a homesteader even if you just have a regular yard in the city? Yes! I'm Kathryn, and my backyard farm has gardens, chickens, and rabbits on just 1/10th of an acre. Click here to get a free checklist to help you prepare for backyard chickens. You CAN create your own tiny farm and grow your own food no matter how small your homestead!
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