Learn how to build a rain garden that captures rainwater runoff from hard surfaces, such as a roof or pavement, for irrigation or to reduce water pollution.
Heavy clay soil can be frustrating. Follow this 6-step plan to improve soil so you can garden with ease and grow crops that thrive.
Wet soil can be a challenge for even the most experienced gardeners. Here are some tips for growing in wet soil and 12 perennial crops to try.
Contour gardening is a way to use the land’s contours to reduce irrigation and erosion, and maximize nutrients for abundant harvest yields. Here’s what contour gardening is and how you can pull it off.
Collecting rain from your roof in rain barrels is a great way to use a free resource to irrigate the garden. However, rain barrels can fill up within minutes during a rain event. Directing rain barrel overflow into a rain garden is one way to keep more water on your property for irrigation or to create more biodiversity.
Designing the layout of a property can be overwhelming. Here are three reasons why a permaculture designer can help you meet your goals for an efficient and productive landscape (and what to look for in a designer).
Are you challenged with sloping land? Here’s a solution to stop erosion on a hillside and create an easily-navigable terrace garden.
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.