Starting a No Dig Garden – Vol.1 Ground Preparation

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 into a plant available form and aids long term fertility.

You can use cardboard or black plastic to cover the grasses and weeds to smother them. Chickens also do a great job at reducing them in a short period of time. We are using a combination of all 3. This is the first of 3 videos and many updates and hopefully harvests to follow. Enjoy and thanks for watching!