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What is Permaculture? An introduction to holistic system design

What is Permaculture? An introduction to holistic system design

What is permaculture and how does it interact with gardening or natural farming and where it is actually comming from? One of the questions that are essential to figure out if permaculture is the right design methodology for you. This article gives you a first impression about permaculture, the history and also current trends and future development of the movement.

How to nourish your soil using the recycling power of worm composting? 5 steps to set up your worm farm

How to nourish your soil using the recycling power of worm composting? 5 steps to set up your worm farm

Worm composting or vermicomposting is a great way to reuse your vegetable scrubs. Worms are eating your kitchen waste and turn it into vermicompost that is rich in nutrients and full of microorganisms. This super compost helps you to create and maintain healthy soil, give nutrients back and support your vegetable production. This article covers the main benefits of worm composting and how to set up a worm farm in an easy way.

How to prepare a garden bed for vegetable growing? 10 steps for healthy soil and a better harvest

How to prepare a garden bed for vegetable growing? 10 steps for healthy soil and a better harvest

Starting the vegetable season with a well-prepared garden bed will support the vegetable growth and reduce your maintenance effort. This article showcases how to prepare a garden bed in 10 steps; no matter if you are a gardener or a small-scale farmer.

What is the optimal garden bed to grow vegetables? These 6 beds follow the natural farming & permaculture principles.

What  is  the  optimal  garden  bed  to  grow  vegetables? These 6 beds follow the natural farming & permaculture principles.

The optimal garden bed for your specific framework conditions will help you to increase your vegetable harvest, enrich soil fertility and reduce the amount of maintenance over the years. This article guides you through 5 different ways of creating a garden bed for vegetable growth.  

How to create an ideal site for growing vegetables?

How to create an ideal site for growing vegetables?

A well-designed and managed vegetable garden can produce a lot of food, even on a small plot of land. This article explores the 7 key success factors for growing vegetables for temperate and tropical climate and gives recommendations how to manage each factor.

1,000sqm Permaculture Design example in temperate climate

1,000sqm Permaculture Design example in temperate climate

Permaculture in Hannover, Germany. Permaculture design example of a 1,000 sqm land in a temperate climate. The results include design, sector analysis, zoning, analysing & connecting components and the first steps of implementation.

Permaculture design in northern Germany

Permaculture design in northern Germany

Permaculture in Hannover, Germany. Design practice of a 1,000 sqm small-scale land in a temperate climate. Learn about the challenges of slopes and narrow properties and see if a tropical Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) valid in a temperate climate.