A cherry tree is a good choice for home fruit production, but pests can sometimes be a problem. Here’s how I planted cherry trees with a permaculture guild to reduce pests and produce an abundant cherry harvest.
Strawberries are a favorite in the garden. Here’s how to grow your best strawberries using herbs like chives to fertilize and deter pests.
Comfrey is a perennial herb with beautiful, bell-shaped flowers and large leaves. Learn why this herb is making its way into every permaculture garden and how you can take advantage of it.
Swiss chard and sweet alyssum make a beautiful combination in the edible landscape. But this combination goes beyond “pretty”. Sweet alyssum is a workhorse, helping to grow a more productive landscape with less work.
Mulching is an essential component of the garden that is often overlooked, but can save time in the long run. Find out what mulch is, how to mulch properly, and the various types of mulch.
The vision of a backyard vegetable garden conjures up visions of rectangular raised beds in full sun. Learning the basics of an edible forest garden helped me learn how to grow lots of produce in a sloping, shady, not-ideal-for-gardening, backyard.