permaculture

  • How to Rejuvenate the Soil in Your Raised Garden Beds

    How to Rejuvenate the Soil in Your Raised Garden Beds

    It’s the end of the season, and we’re all starting to tuck in our garden beds for winter. The soil in your raised garden bed has worked hard all season to impart nutrients to your vegetables and flowers, which leaves the soil depleted. The long winter sleep is a great time to let your soil…


  • Why ‘Foodscaping’ Is Better Than Regular Landscaping

    Why ‘Foodscaping’ Is Better Than Regular Landscaping

    For most people, landscaping is a purely decorative act. We design the exteriors of our homes for visual impact more than anything, resulting in immaculate lawns and colourful edgings that look great (unless you’re doing it wrong) and serve absolutely no other purpose. If you pause to think about it for a moment, the fact…


  • How to Start Composting Leaves (and Why You Should)

    How to Start Composting Leaves (and Why You Should)

    Once all those pretty autumn leaves fall to your yard, they are often treated as a waste product — but these leaves are the beginning of nutrient-rich garden soil, and they make an excellent habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects. Composting your leaves instead of tossing them can save you money on removal and help…