Permaculture


Permaculture is an approach to designing your yard, home and agricultural systems that are modeled on the relationships found in natural ecologies.

permaculture

What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is an approach to designing your home and agricultural systems that are modeled on the relationships found in natural ecologies. Permaculture is sustainable land use design. This is based on ecological and biological principles, often using patterns that occur in nature to maximise effect and minimise work. Permaculture aims to create stable, productive systems that provide for human needs, harmoniously integrating the land with its inhabitants. The ecological processes of plants, animals, their nutrient cycles, climatic factors and weather […]

Permaculture-plans

Permaculture Design

Permaculture is a design method based on ecological principles, founded in the ’80s in Australia by Bill Mollison and Dave Holmgren. The focus is on the creation of high quality, sustainable human habitats. It can be applied at many levels of scale, from garden and landscape design to site planning, the integration of agriculture and forestry and urban/rural design. There are a number of different approaches to take when you are setting up a design for your own yard.  Permaculture […]

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

What is growing organically? It depends upon who you talk to. The simple answer is, that organic gardeners only use animal or vegetable fertilizers rather than synthetics. It also means natural pest control devoid of industrial insecticides. In other words, using natural substances and beneficial insects to ward off pests. It is a philosophy that stresses increasing the natural health of the soil, choosing appropriate plants that are suited to your area, and working with nature to produce a healthy […]

Composting

Organic Soil – Compost

As we all know that many people are adopting organic gardening rather going for the traditional forms of gardening. Soil plays most important part in any form of gardening. If you are trying to grow your organic garden then you must use a soil which is rich in minerals and nutrients. Most of the soils are not rich in minerals and nutrients which are essential for healthy growth of the plants. For making your soil nutrients rich you can add […]

Vermicomposting

Red Worm Vermicomposting & Worm Tea

So what, you may ask, is vermicomposting and how does it work? Well, “vermi” is the Latin word for worm, and worms like to feed on slowly decomposing organic materials (e.g., vegetable scraps). The “end” product, called castings, is full of beneficial microbes and nutrients, and makes a great plant fertilizer. So, vermicomposting is the practice of using worms to make compost simply by feeding them your food waste. The reason vermicomposting is becoming popular is because worms are very […]

urban-chickens

Urban Chickens

There is slow and subtle change happening in suburban homes across the country, the chicken coop is beginning to replace the dog house, and for a good reason. There are a variety of reasons to keep chickens in urban environments. People have been keeping chickens in cities for centuries, and here are some of the benefits when you add chickens into your urban lifestyle: Chicken eggs are a Local source of protein If you live in an urban environment you […]