Since 1 January 2019, we have grown over 300 kg of fresh produce in our moderately sized suburban Canberra garden: from tomatoes, zucchini, tomatilloes, green and purple beans, and herbs over summer to Jerusalem artichokes, perennial leeks, parsley, Asian greens and kale now it's winter. But we'd like to let you into a little secret: we have done this without using any insecticides, bug killing sprays, or chemical fertilisers. Read on to learn how we did it, and why it matters so much. We'll share our 7 key principles to get you started.
News from our own garden plus advice about permaculture, plants, growing food and sustainable gardening in Canberra.