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High Yield Crops for Permaculture Gardens

One of the foundations of permaculture is the idea of obtaining yourself a yield. In the process of awakening our senses from “modern” society and reconnecting to the natural world around us, it makes sense that our gardening efforts provide real, tangible goods we can use. These could range from aromatic and medicinal herbs to vegetables and fruits for our …

How Saving Seeds Contributes to the Diversity in Your Garden

Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links. The small commission we receive if you choose to purchase goes towards making this gardening education available for free! We do not affiliate for anything we do not personally use. Thanks so much for your support! Why is the Act of Saving Seeds So Important? Saving seeds ensures plant diversity.   In permaculture …

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Lasagna Gardening 101

Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links. The small commission we receive if you choose to purchase goes towards making this gardening education available for free! We do not affiliate for anything we do not personally use. Thanks so much for your support! Have you ever neglected a garden and found it overrun with weeds the next growing season? “So …

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Building Diversity in Your Garden

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Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links. The small commission we receive if you choose to purchase goes towards making this gardening education available for free! We do not affiliate for anything we do not personally use. Thanks so much for your support! Diversity pulls forth a natural sense of wonder and appreciation for life.— Jen Mendez Diversity in Our …

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Best Perennials to Plant in your Veggie Garden

Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links. The small commission we receive if you choose to purchase goes towards making this gardening education available for free! We do not affiliate for anything we do not personally use. Thanks so much for your support! Permaculture has a lot to do with getting the maximum yield for minimum work. Why Edible Perennials …

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Compost in Your Garden: Why You Need it & How to do it Right

Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links. The small commission we receive if you choose to purchase goes towards making this gardening education available for free! We do not affiliate for anything we do not personally use. Thanks so much for your support! “We don’t feed the soil. We feed the life in the soil.”GEOFF LAWTON Why You Need Compost …

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Natural Antivirals to help with Coronavirus

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Natural Antivirals for Coronavirus Disclaimer: The plants detailed below are part of a promising study of candidate herbs to inhibit the novel coronavirus that is causing Covid-19. I am not a medical doctor nor a certified herbalist.  I have used herbs to maintain my health and the health of my family. As of this writing there is no known cure …

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Winterizing your garden

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Permaculture Tasks in Winter You have the option to either read or listen to an audio recording of this blog! Winterizing your garden should ideally begin in late fall. This is the time that deciduous trees naturally shed their leaves and store energy for next year’s growth. We want to take advantage of the resources that nature provides us and …

What is Permaculture? And How Does it Work?

What is permaculture

What is Permaculture? A Brief History In this blog, we will attempt to answer the question, “What is permaculture?” But before we get ahead of ourselves… If by chance you would like to listen to a short podcast on this very same question click below! Let us begin by revisiting the time when the word,  “permaculture” was first coined. It …