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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.

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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.

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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 Gardens

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

Wicking Bed

Friday, 06 April 2012 20:56

A wicking bed is an extremely water efficient way to garden, and its frame allows for easy installation of either shade cloth or greenhouse plastic.

Published in Annuals

Make: Seed Starters

Friday, 01 October 2010 00:00

Make Magazine Volume 24, Page 140

Make your own soil blocks. They are super fast and easy, and will help prevent the transplant mortalities that can so depress gardeners.

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