Permaculture plant guilds combine three or more plants to mirror an ecosystem — producing food, building soil health, and providing food for pollinators. To learn more permaculture principles, check out out Tierra: Online course.

Plant Guilds (ways to combine plant[ings] that maximize growth and soil health) Infographic. BONUS: guilds do well under trees.

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The Benefits of Gardening with Mulch

Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist, and can have a direct influence on yield. Have you paid attention to your mulching decisions? I will have to look into this mulching thing.

Great for learning how to make liquid fertilizer, a frame, recycling graywater, making compost, and learning about permaculture. afristar permaculture posters4

Companion Planting Chart : find your crop in the left column then look to find good companions and bad companions. (Link is bad, but chart is readable)

Just when you thought you knew everything about growing a great garden, we unearth permaculture. The term has been around since the 1970s but what is it? This article will explain what permaculture is as well as to incorporate it's principles into your own garden.

Are You A Great Gardener?

Just when you thought you knew everything about growing a great garden, we unearth permaculture. The term has been around since the but what is it? This article will explain what permaculture is as well as to incorporate it's principles into your ow

How to plant using the MOON as a guide!

Planting with Moon Cycles

How to plant using the MOON as a guide! My Granny used this method all the time. She always had a beautiful garden!

New to permaculture? Here is a super easy and straightforward way of preparing the ground for a permaculture garden.

Preparing The Ground For A Permaculture Garden

"New to permaculture? Here is a super easy and straightforward way of preparing the ground for a permaculture garden." Another great article that addresses some of my concerns about the future farm!

Some great permaculture posters linked to in this post - including zebras in zone 5. How cool...

What a great illustration of how zones work in a permaculture system. Some great permaculture posters linked to in this post - including zebras in zone How cool.

Trellis ideas for vertical gardening

Gorgeous Vertical Gardening Beds

Finally, a permaculture article that doesn't read like a religion. These 9 permaculture principles are based on the concept of mimicking Nature. Suggestions and examples are given, so you can implement them in your own garden or farm. Just the science; no politics.

Permaculture Principles for Practical Gardeners and Farmers -

These 9 permaculture principles are based on the concept of mimicking Nature. Suggestions and examples are given, so you can implement them in your own garden or farm. Finally, a permaculture article that doesn't read like a religion.

The greenhouse at Sirius Ecovillage uses solar exposure, a shared wall with a house, and thermal mass to stay warm in the winter.

I would love to walk into this space everyday. The greenhouse at Sirius Ecovillage uses solar exposure, a shared wall with a house, and thermal mass to stay warm in the winter.

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