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.
This is the time of the year that every gardener is waiting for! The garden is in its prime. Everything is grown, flowering and fruiting, and it is a sheer joy to be out there enjoying nature’s bounty.
If you thought that now the growing season is in full swing you can kick back and relax, you are mistaken. June is a rather busy month in the garden, especially if you want to continue harvesting veggies in the fall and winter.
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.
March is the busy season in the garden. But what exactly can and should you do at this time of the year? Find out with this quick guide.
If your fingers are itching and you can’t wait to get your hands back into the soil, here is what you can do, even as early as February.
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