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Friday, 13 June 2014 15:52

The forest garden is coming along nicely.

Published in Blog

Forest Garden Howto

Saturday, 24 May 2014 03:00

A forest garden mimics a natural ecosystem and uses perennial plants and trees, which either live for a long time and/or reseed themselves. Here's how to set one up.

Published in Perennials

Forest Garden

Saturday, 15 February 2014 18:33

We've started work on the first terrace of the future Forest Garden.

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Starting Seeds

Monday, 03 February 2014 23:44

Getting ready for Spring planting.

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"Free" Plants

Saturday, 28 July 2012 12:18

Seeds are sprouting all over the place, even ones we didn't plant.

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Diverting Water

Saturday, 16 June 2012 16:41

No matter where you live, there are times when it will rain hard. You do not want the flow that a downpour can cause to harm your building, so put some thought into it before the rains come.

Published in Site

Living Roof

Friday, 15 June 2012 22:52

A living roof is exactly what it sounds like. You have soil as your roof and plants grow to cover it. It is beautiful, keeps your home cool, cheap and natural.

Published in Roof

Grape Cuttings

Friday, 25 May 2012 00:00

Several weeks ago, we took some cuttings from a grape vine and rooted them. We dipped each cutting in some rooting hormone and put them in a mix of perlite and dirt.

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Forest Garden Overview

Tuesday, 22 May 2012 21:10

Forest gardening is an excellent way to maximise space and resources. Forests are highly productive, self-sustaining systems that require little in terms of management.  It makes sense to design our food production systems based on those principles.

Published in Perennials

Wild Plants

Friday, 06 April 2012 23:14

Within any balanced ecosystem, there are tons of things to eat. The trick is finding and using them without upsetting that balance, or your belly. Knowing your ecosystem is paramount to using it as a food source.

Published in Gathering
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