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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What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a philosophy. A philosophical view of the natural ecosystems in our world. Permaculture is a contraction of the words ‘permanent’, ‘agriculture’ and ‘culture’. For some, it is an essential way of life, for many an idea within their grasp and for others a dream to work and strive for. The beginning of permaculture…

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