Instant protection for perennials -- Don’t watch on as just planted perennials get trampled or suffer broken stems! With just a handful of pliable branches, you can make easy, long-lasting coverage for new growth. Great idea for peonies too!
The French Potager Garden. A potager is the French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden. This design is to provide a garden of abundance in an aesthetically pleasing manner. What a beautiful way to plant flowers, fruit, vegetables, and herbs
A one-year-old permaculture guild. Surrounding a peach tree are comfrey gooseberry currant mint strawberry clover garlic chives and volunteer dandelion and creeping charlie (kept as nutrient accumulator and groundcoverschopped and dropped occasionally).
Paul Alfrey from the Balkan Ecology Project explains how he's created the right herb and vegetable guilds for his Bulgarian site, including using a local stream for irrigation and chickens as pest for pest control and fertilising.