“Broke ground” on the side yard project yesterday, though of course since I’m using permaculture methods, I didn’t actually break any ground but instead started building on top of it with cardboard, newspaper, compost, and mulch — the process of sheet-mulching. 732 more words
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After attending the Indiana Flower and Patio Show, I came away with new info on grass removal.
I talked to the Master Gardeners manning the Purdue Extension booth to find out their thoughts on how to get rid of the grass on our future vegetable garden site. 272 more words
Natural farming and permaculture methods are incredibly instructive when it comes to preserving resources and especially, human labor. The farms’ newly minted raised beds offer us an opportunity to reclaim some waste materials while reducing our need to toil in the soil any more than we need to. 163 more words