Ready to dig in

I plan to start a permaculture vegetable garden behind the house. March is far to early to start most plants in Ontario. However, with this stretch of mild weather and our well-drained hilltop soil there’s no reason why I shouldn’t start the grunt work this week. Winter will inevitably return, but I can get a head start so when spring returns I can go ahead and plant. Here are two guides to creating a permaculture garden:

How to Build a Permaculture Vegetable Garden

Ten Steps to an Organic Permaculture No-Dig Garden: It would be great to include chickens and they’re legal in Guelph, but that would be a little too ambitious for now.

I need to find a source of straw and manure.

http://permaculture.org.au/2010/09/20/how-to-establish-a-small-space-intensive-food-garden/H


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