How Deep Should a Raised Garden Be?

How Deep Should a Raised Garden Be?

It can be challenging to decide how deep your raised garden beds should be, as many factors go into determining the best size. You should consider the plants you want to grow, how far you want to bend down to…

Layers of a Permaculture Food Forest Part 5: Climbing Plants

Layers of a Permaculture Food Forest Part 5: Climbing Plants

There’s a bit of an odd-one-out among the seven layers of the permaculture food forest garden – a group that doesn’t fit into any one particular compartment of the garden quite so neatly… Like all plants, climbing plants start their…

Layers of a Food Forest: Permaculture Shrubs [Part 3]

Layers of a Food Forest: Permaculture Shrubs [Part 3]

So far, in our exploration of the different layers of the permaculture food forest garden, we have covered the underground and herbaceous layers that comprise the smaller plants of the ecosystem. Today, we’ll look at permaculture shrubs we can grow in…

Haskap – Growing Honeyberries for Profit or Garden

Haskap – Growing Honeyberries for Profit or Garden

If you’re looking for a plant that is easy to grow, low maintenance, high production, and just about impossible to kill, then look no further than the Haskap! Native to Russia and Japan, the “Haskap” berry, also known as Fly…