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Micro Food Forest 1.5 Years Old

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This micro food forest came into existence by accident! We had some compost and leaf mould left over from a project and decided to turn this unused corner of our land into a productive zero maintenance space. In this small 2×2 meter area we planted a fig tree, an apple, a peach and a persimmon […]

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Starting a No Dig Garden – Vol.2 Cardboard and Compost

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We’re really getting started on our new No Dig garden now! In this video we are going to talk about cardboard and showing you how we lay it down. It makes all the difference when it comes to smothering vigorous grasses and weeds, giving your future self more time for planting, harvesting and enjoying your […]

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Starting a No Dig Garden – Vol.1 Ground Preparation

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There are a lot of considerations when starting a garden, in particular a productive vegetable garden. Why no dig? Many reasons such as keeping the original soil structure for better drainage, temperature and UV protection by mulching either with compost or woodchips. And of course lets not forget about the soil life which turns nutrients […]

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Top Garden

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Another small no-dig and near zero-maintenance garden started in the beginning of June. We have planted a diverse polyculture and inoculated the wood chips / branch mulch with various fungi to aid the plants and for an extra yield from the same space. Please note that new pictures will be added to all galleries on […]

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Long Garden

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Another small no-dig and near zero-maintenance garden started in the middle of June. Please note that new pictures will be added to all galleries on an ongoing basis, so please check back every once in a while.  

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Mini Garden

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This is a very small no-dig and near zero-maintenance garden started in mid June. The aim is show that high yields of fresh produce can be obtained from a small space suitable in particular for those living in suburbs. Please note that new pictures will be added to all galleries on an ongoing basis, so […]

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Horseshoe Garden

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This is a small no-dig and near zero-maintenance garden started at the beginning of June. It has proven itself extremely vigorous and productive with minimal effort after the initial establishment phase. Please note that new pictures will be added to all galleries on an ongoing basis, so please check back every once in a while. […]

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Nursery

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This is our small scale personal nursery where we grow common and unusual plants using various propagation methods i.e. growing seedlings from seed, tubers or cuttings. The aim is to build a steady supply of plants for our own use and to encourage others to get started with their own gardens. This way we can […]