By now it’s fairly common knowledge that bees and pollinators are in trouble. One thing we can do to help the situation is to grow plants for pollinators. Check out this post to learn how to select the right plants for the pollinators in your area.
You may have had heard lately that the bees are in trouble. Bees are one of many pollinators that keep us alive by spreading pollen so that many of the plants will be able to grow. Without pollinators the human race would starve to death. They are super important! How You Can Help The Bees […]
There is something especially beautiful about a garden in full bloom. Everything about it buzzes with activity and life. Teamwork between plants and animals creates a busy little organic ecosystem, right in your front (or back, or side) yard. That’s why I really love to include plants that attract butterflies. The whimsy of a blossoming […]
Calendula flowers can benefit soil, repel pests, and aid healing. Here are some of the many reasons this herb is frequently grown in the permaculture garden.
When we layer plants on and around each other in the garden, we create something of a miniature ecosystem, where all of the plants interact with each other. Hopefully, for the better! This can be as elaborate as a permaculture system or as simple as a couple of companion plants.
Bare soil is not only unattractive, but it actually detracts from the garden as a whole. Moisture is lost, weeds are invited, and the soil is much more likely to harden and parch. In an intensive organic garden, a raised bed garden, permaculture, or edible landscaping, you don’t want bare soil.