Try your hand at growing lettuce indoors this winter, if you're missing your vegetable garden! If you give it what it needs, you can be successful and provide your family with tasty lettuce and baby greens that will rival those store-bought clam shells of
In "Free-Range Chicken Gardens," garden designer Jessi Bloom covers everything a gardener needs to know, including chicken-keeping basics, simple garden plans to get you started, tips on attractive fencing options, the best plants and plants to avoid, and step-by-step instructions for getting your chicken garden up and running. Read an excerpt from this book on how to design a custom chicken coop.
Incorporating permaculture principles into your garden will benefit more than just your plants. Read this article and try a couple of our suggestions. You will be pleasantly surprised how the holistic thinking in your backyard will blend into other areas of your life.
RePIN. Designed with the closed-cycle concept in mind. Waste from one system becomes the primary nutrient for the other and vice versa. Combined cycle sustainability. Aquaponics = A Good idea. #Aquaponics
Finally, a permaculture article that doesn't read like a religion. These 9 permaculture principles are based on the concept of mimicking Nature. Suggestions and examples are given, so you can implement them in your own garden or farm. Just the science; no politics.