This space is dedicated to gardening and permaculture. By designing our green spaces thoughtfully and in harmony with the ecosystem in which we embed them, we can create an environment that not only lets us share in the Earth’s bounty but give back to nature and share that bounty with the creatures that live in them. Getting our hands dirty is a great way to connect with the earth. Gardeners often consider it a kind of meditation that gets them into a flow as guardians and stewards of their piece of land.
Gardening produces food to nourish our bodies but also nourishes the soul. According to many recent studies, gardening is highly therapeutic and ‘gardening therapy’ has become ‘a thing’. Another trend that has been taking hold in recent years is community or urban gardening in which groups of ordinary people get together in order to take care of a little piece of public space, to grow not only food and flowers but also a sense of community.
Slugs may not be pretty or cute, but they do play their part in nature, and they are a lot more interesting than I ever thought!
What gardening jobs are there to do in May? Actually, there are plenty. May is one of the busiest gardening months. Sowing, planting, weeding, maintenance and more – there is plenty to do.
The main gardening jobs in April are going to be planting, sowing, and weeding. Hopefully, all your plots are ready to go.
What gardening jobs are there to do in March? This is a quick guide to what to do and sow in the garden in March.
Even as early as February, there are things you can do to kick off the gardening season and get a nice head start.
Growing a garden starts with knowing your environment and creating a map that fits the territory. There are a few basic perimeters.
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