Blog – Eco Snippets

Creating New No Till Garden Beds Using Chickens…

If you think keeping a few chickens around in your backyard (or on the homestead) are only useful for providing you with fresh eggs, then think again. They can also be put to work in the garden so you don’t have to work as hard and so they help earn their keep too! And don’t […]

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Man Living In A Epic Sustainable & Innovative Earthship Home…

Take a tour of this beautiful, sustainable Earthship home in Ontario, Canada. This 3-bedroom Earthship home has it all: 10kW of solar panels, rainwater collection cisterns, indoor gardens, a wood-fired boiler, and passive cooling tubes. It’s built with recycled tires, bottles and cans, and off-cuts from a log home builder. After years of following the […]

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The Joy Of Growing A Food Forest Using Permaculture…

Take a look at how permaculture farming is growing rapidly in India. Manisha Lath Gupta, who was an executive vice president in a private bank, decided to grow healthy food for herself and her family in 2011. She and her husband then created a food forest called Aanandaa on the principles of permaculture. Aanandaa farm […]

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Man Spends 30 Years Regenerating Farmland Into Amazing Forest…

Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating a Native Forest is a 30-minute documentary about Hinewai Nature Reserve, on New Zealand’s Banks Peninsula, and its kaitiaki/manager of 30 years, botanist Hugh Wilson. When, in 1987, Hugh let the local community know of his plans to allow the introduced ‘weed’ gorse to grow as a nurse canopy to regenerate […]

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How To Make A No-Dig Garden For Simple Abundance…

In this video Morag Gamble demonstrates how to make a simple and affordable no-dig garden using her very effective method. The no dig method of cultivation is ideal for a couple of reasons. It’s a great way to provide a rich soil to grow in, and to clear a weed-infested growing area. Plus you also […]

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How To Grow Urban Potatoes…

In this short video you’ll learn how to grow your own potatoes in really small spaces. Morag Gamble shows you how to grow big bagfuls of potatoes in a very small space using old sacks or bags, compost, a handful of mulch and some sprouting potatoes. Potato grow bags are a great idea for small […]

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