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:
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.