Our laundry-to-landscape grey water system captures water from the washing machine, diverts it to plants outside and lowers our water bill.
8-Week Challenge: Plant Natives to Halt the Biodiversity Crisis
Want to do something about the climate crisis and biodiversity crisis? Follow this 8-week challenge to get native plants into your yard.
How to Transform a Free Burlap Sack Into a Planter
Burlap sacks make inexpensive, attractive planters for your yard. Get them free from a café for zero-waste gardening on the cheap.
13 Tips for Plastic Free Gardening on the Cheap
Gardeners want to fill their yards with plants—not the landfill with plastic. These tips will cut loads of the plastic you find in nurseries.
Frugal Hugelkultur: How to Build the Ultimate Raised Garden Bed
Hugelkultur beds contain dead wood that, upon decomposition, returns water and nutrients to the soil for waste-free, frugal gardening.
Unpaving Paradise: Plans for a Parched Yard In a Drought
At the end of the month, I move back to my house, where I plan to install a greywater system and grow food in the neglected yard.
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Lazy, Experimental, Give-It-a-Whirl Gardening
If Covid disrupted the food supply chain, imagine what more extreme weather will do. Now’s a good time to start a garden.
Zoom Interview with Permaculture Guru, Paul Wheaton
As promised, here is my discussion with permaculture guru Paul Wheaton of his book, Build a Better World in Your Backyard.
Book Giveaway: Building a Better World in Your Backyard
It’s a book giveaway followed by a book discussion and you’re invited. The book: Building a Better World in Your Backyard. The guest: Paul Wheaton.