Category Archives: SoilCare
LOVE this! One of my favourite things is making better soil, and composting is one of the easiest ways of doing that. Not only does composting improve your soil naturally, it encourages soil critters to move in and turn the … Continue reading
Another great info-graphic on identifying plant nutrient deficiencies Plant Nutrient Deficiency Leaf Illustrations and Charts Reference Guide
Wow! Well done! Ethiopian farmers made a desert bloom again
What a brilliant idea!
This is a great little summary of permaculture in Zone 1, the vegie/herb patch, the most frequented and arguably the most productive of the zones. It doesn’t need a large space, or even good soil; it can be done in … Continue reading
Although aimed at a US audience, this article has a lot of relevance over here too. Why prairies matter and lawns don’t
Interesting concept. Using Hugelkulture on a larger, forest scale.
Urban Food Street, in Buderim, is in the news! What I wouldn’t give to live in a place like this; it would be a dream come true. Anyone interested in starting our own? Food Street: Feeding off the kerbside and … Continue reading
Mycology is a fascinating topic. Most of the plants in the world rely on their partnerships with fungal species to obsorb nutrients and moisture, particularly in less-than-ideal conditions, including those most flamboyant members of the plant-world, orchids – a lot … Continue reading
International Day of Forests Apparently it’s International Day of Forests! And I case you need to be reminded of why we need forests, here’s 21 reasons: 21 reasons why forests are important