BFF Gardening


So according to some intelligent people and the internet (surely if it is on the internet it must be true), Companion plants can assist in the growth of other plants by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support. Best of all, they can be part of a biological pest control program. They had me … Continue reading BFF Gardening

The Herb that heals


Comfrey has been known for centuries to alleviate aches and pains and is still used today to treat cuts and grazes. Best of all, it grows and grows and grows. Ofcourse this one fact had me sold, so best to investigate my new favorite greenery. As I mentioned this plant is a fast grower. Should … Continue reading The Herb that heals

5 ways to save money in your garden


In times of recession, and expensive taxes by governments to fund their travel trips, parties and houses its always good to know how we can save money and use our resources to make more. Water - Try and catch your rainwater and use in that your garden. It's far better to use your rainwater than … Continue reading 5 ways to save money in your garden

Zone Planning


Zones and sectors is a principle of permaculture practise. It is also used in other fields to break down a bigger picture into small pieces. I am using zone planning  for quite a few projects as it is a birds-eye view of a bigger picture. This makes life easier to plan placement of elements such … Continue reading Zone Planning