Gardening – Eco Snippets

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Compost Worm Farming, Making Your Own Compost…

Compost worm farms transform household waste into a resource, a very valuable resource, a nutrient-rich fertilizer (liquid and solid) while also closing the loop on food waste cycles in households. Compost worms are a great way to make your own fertilizer for organic gardening, and they are equally as good for recycling food waste at […]

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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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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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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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The Forested Garden: What Is A Food Forest?

Forests are ecosystems with a diversity of plants, animals, and fungi. They were designed by nature to have perfect balance. A food forest is a version of this in which the different, balanced components produce food. When we understand how nature creates its ecosystem, we can model that with productive species to produce food sustainably, […]

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