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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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Insect Repelling Plants That Drive Away Nasty Pests…

There’s nothing that will ruin your pool party or barbecue faster than uninvited guests. We’re talking about the flying, leaping, crawling, and creeping kind whose bite is worse than its buzz. Mosquitoes are a top offender. Their bites can leave you with more than just annoying, itchy bumps. Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on earth, […]

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