Category: How To

Make a small-scale wicking bed

Wicking beds are well-known as a water-efficient way to grow your plants. Our backyard is one-third concrete, and as such wicking beds and wicking pots have been the best ways for us to grow in...

Propagating from cuttings

A truly cost-effective way to get new plants from the ones you already have is to propagate from cuttings. Here’s some simple tips to help you do it!

Creating an African-style keyhole garden

The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a centre compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagne-style garden bed, with a small cut-in for easy access to the centre compost basket

Get arty with moss!

When designing edible landscapes for people, we’re always looking for interesting things to captivate people’s imagination while bringing them back to nature. And creating your own personalised mural definitely makes a statement! Moss is great for giving...

Hoo-guh-what?!? Hugelkultur!

Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound. We’ve used this approach at several of our blitzes, and it’s not hard to see why! Instead of putting branches, leaves and grass clippings in bags...