Taking care of the soil is crucial for the long-term viability of gardens and agricultural lands. Here’s what’s at stake and how to prevent soil erosion.
Learning How to Build and Maintain Soil Fertility
Soil is a gardener’s most valuable asset. Providing a happy home for soil organisms in your garden can pay dividends.
Learn ideas for building and maintaining soil fertility, including fixing compacted soil, enriching with soil amendments, working with water and improving drainage, mulching, companion planting, and more.
Catching water in the landscape is often more efficient than using rain barrels. Here’s how rainwater harvesting transformed my front yard garden.
Strawberries are a favorite in the garden. Here’s how to grow your best strawberries using herbs like chives to fertilize and deter pests.
There are many benefits to growing comfrey. Learn how to grow this perennial herb and why it’s making its way into permaculture gardens everywhere.
Learn how pairing Swiss chard with sweet alyssum combines beauty and function to contribute to a low-maintenance and ecologically rich edible landscape.
Mulching is an essential component of an ecologically rich permaculture garden. Here are five types of mulch, as well as when and how to apply them.