Permaculture


Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass. Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass. Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass. Young girl examining plants in a raised garden bed through a magnifying glass.


Not all traditional companion planting recommendations hold up to modern day science, but some do. Monica Mansfield pored through numerous...

Pollinator Pollinator Pollinator Pollinator


What plants should you use to attract pollinators to your garden? Barbara Shaw gives her advice.

The Soil Food Web: How to Build Healthy Soil The Soil Food Web: How to Build Healthy Soil The Soil Food Web: How to Build Healthy Soil The Soil Food Web: How to Build Healthy Soil


There is soil and then there is dirt. They look alike to the untrained eye, however, there is a huge difference between the two.

The Science Behind Companion Planting The Science Behind Companion Planting The Science Behind Companion Planting The Science Behind Companion Planting


Companion planting is an important strategy in keeping gardens healthy without a lot of pesticides or labor. Knowing what plants are good...

Adding Animals to a Home Food System Adding Animals to a Home Food System Adding Animals to a Home Food System Adding Animals to a Home Food System


Many home-based food growers resist the idea of adding any form of livestock to their food system for fear of what might be involved.

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