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Links to resources mentioned in the video:
Pollinator Garden Books at the Powell River Library
Selecting Plants for Pollinators – BC Lower Mainland
(includes Powell River specifically)
Our backyard gardening harvest this week was one of the biggest gardening harvest and most diverse from the Food Forest ever. This is beyond organic gardening. This type of gardening is as close to natural farming as you can get. At this time of year the amount of … Read the rest
Padma and Narsanna Koppula have turned a barren piece of land in Telangana's Medak district into a food forest by engaging the community that lives around it. Here's their story
After local property owners retired, they decided that rather than sit in front of a TV and spend an average of 5 hours a week tending lawns and ornamental shrubs, they would do one of Geoff Lawton’s Permaculture PDC courses.
After completing Geoff’s course they were … Read the rest
After spending our summer building labor-intensive hugelkultur mounds, we decided to try our hands at a MUCH simpler form of permaculture, using the Ruth Stout Method: Simply growing our food in hay!
Twenty years ago, Stefan Sobkowiak bought a commercial apple orchard with the intention of converting it to an organic orchard. He did just that, but eventually understood the limitations of the organic model originating from monoculture. He then decided to tear out most of the trees and replant … Read the rest
plastic Bottles Beautiful Vegetable Garden ideas Using plastic Bottles
Video showing the building of a composting raised bed in the south of France (hugelkultur raised bed or gardening mound) with retaining walls, wood at the bottom, RCW and mulch on top. Raised bed intended for growing vegetables in 2014. 12m² built in limited space…
Hügelkultur … Read the rest
Top 7 easy to grow fruit trees and plants for beginners. Where space is limited try growing fruit trees and plants in containers – you even grow strawberries in hanging baskets! Take a look at our top 7 list of easy to grow fruit and start growing fruits … Read the rest
The Permaculture Food Forest gardening has made huge strides the last 5 years. Every investment has been worth it and using natural farming techniques learned from Masanobu Fukuoka, and Permaculture techniques learned from people like Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton have truly payed off. Also Back To Eden … Read the rest