Category Archives: raised bed

Guest Bloggers Wanted.

Here is the deal. I love this website. I worked really hard to get it where it is, and I would like to see it go to another level. The problem is, I just don’t have the time to write … Continue reading

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A Backyard Permaculture Tour

This is one of my favorite types of posts to make. A tour of an ongoing backyard Permaculture garden. Rick Larson is located in zone 5 (Wisconsin) and is working a good sized yard. You can see from the video … Continue reading

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Upcoming workshop: Options and Considerations for Raised Bed Gardens

First the nitty gritty: This is a FREE two hour workshop which focuses on planning and implementing a raised bed garden based on your site and its specific needs; rather than taking a one size fails all approach. During this … Continue reading

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Raised Beds and Container Gardening- Reason for and how to do.

University of Wisconsin Coop Extension Office This video goes over some of the many reasons that raised beds and container gardens may be the best option for growing food safely and or conveniently. While as Permaculturists we always prefer to … Continue reading

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PSA: Why you should go out into your yard and plant some kind of vegetables right now:

This article/call to action will be brief and not all that deep. Its just a thing I want to warn people of, without being alarmist I hope. This article is about why you REALLY need to plant some veggies this year. (and … Continue reading

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Urban Farming in Portland- complete with CSA

Food Farmer Earth These types of projects, whether they culminate in urban farms or community gardens are excellent uses of fringe space and underdeveloped land. Rehabilitating damaged soil is just a bonus Tweet it

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DIYFS Podcast #9 : Beginners Angst

This Podcast is one I thoroughly enjoyed writing and recording. Basically, it came to be like this. Attainable Sustainable , which I subscribe to through facebook (here is theirs), posted a question to their readers asking what was holding them … Continue reading

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DIYFS Podcast #5 Interview with Maggie Goeglein Hanna of Fall Creek Gardens

This weeks Podcast is a lengthy (about an hour twenty minutes) interview with Maggie Goeglein Hanna over at Fall Creek Gardens. Normally I would trim down to under an hour, but I felt like it was worth keeping the continuity … Continue reading

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Soil building, the Permaculture way.

This is the time of year where you have great opportunity to build your soil. Not just because of the abundance of organic material that people are trying to get rid of, but also because of one of the many … Continue reading

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John Kohler from “growing your greens” showing how to build a fully recycled raise bed garden.

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Taking Frugal Gardening To A New Level

OneYardRevolution This video gives some great examples of how to keep garden costs down. Tweet it

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Time Lapse- How to build a lasagna (sheet mulch) garden

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John from GrowingYourGreens.com showing off a permaculture garden in San Fran

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Permablitz: Deidra’s House! Not a great video but a great idea.

codegreencommunity.org What these guys have going on is something that would be very useful to every city and town in the world. Basically what they have done is formed a community where the original group starts at one property, forms … Continue reading

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Urban Gardening in Atlanta, Georgia

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