Free Companion Planting Guide

Companion planting in agriculture and gardening is essentially the practice of planting different produces in propinquity for pest control benefits and maximization of the space. It takes into account useful creatures in your garden and the best practices to foster them. If done properly, it can dramatically increase the productivity of crops. Gardeners and farmers in developing and industrialized countries use companion planting, a type of polyculture, for numerous reasons.

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Swale: Food Forest on a New York River

An old barge, once used for hauling sand to construction sites, was given new life in 2016 when artist Mary Mattingly founded Swale – a “floating” public food forest funded through a grant from A Blade of Grass. Swale – A Floating Food Forest The forest’s landscape design is inspired by edible forestry, permaculture, and…

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How To Chop And Drop More Effectively

The practice of chop and drop mulching has long been a core technique utilized by permaculturists around the world, but there is more to this concept than meets the eye. Before you begin incorporating this practice into your own permaculture design, there are some factors you need to consider. In theory, chop and drop mulching…

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