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organic vegetables

easy vegetable gardening with 12 easiest vegetables to grow

vegetable gardening page with all the links to growing vegetables

the easiest vegetables to grow

growing green beans

growing jalapeno peppers from kitchen caste offs

growing bell peppers

two ways of growing leeks

growing organic tomatoes

planting vegetable gardens

olive harvest

growing pinapples

mint

mustard

lettuce

chard

carrots

rocket

basil

radishes

the amazingly diverse nightshade plants

more articles

planting vegetable gardens

giving your vegetable garden planner more depth

collecting vegetable garden seed in Permaculture

home vegetable garden

aquatic veggies in the garden


growing other useful plants

cork oaks from acorns


plant diseases

garden pests

what to do about a range of garden insects

early tomato blight

cucumber diseases

the fruit fly life cycle and fly control

organic fruit fly control with baits, traps and poisons

fruit fly control: sanitize and select

fruit fly control by exclusion

biological pest control and biodiversity

organic fruit fly control with baits, traps and poisons

how to stop birds scratching out your seedlings

fertility

garden linking page

saving your soil from destruction

make vermicompost at home

soil treatment

hot composting, nutrients and pathogens

hot aerobic composting made so much easier

garden fertilizer: traditional and mixed cold composting

anaerobic composting at home

making compost, the ultimate organic garden fertilizer

nutrients, pathogens and hot composting

organic liquid green fertilizer from water and weeds

worms, one of the best methods for processing organics 


garden resources

garden linking page


planters and beds

raised beds

bed preparation 

vegetable bed preparation hacks inspired by permaculture

container garden


garden tools

 grow your own cuttings

gardeners tools for difficult cuttings

green garden supplies: Fynbos and Worm products


learning

gardens and gardeners

permaculture design course

precolonial Mayan agriculture 


gardening businesses

 a successful gardening micro-enterprise

potted succulents for sale


watering

eco water


gardening philosphies

permaculture ideas

permaculture principles

permaculture design course

the 12 principles of permaculture

the permaculture expert Karen Parkin

articles on companion planting permaculture workshop

Yeomans keyline principles modeled in sand

permablitzing

front garden permablitz


my easy method

how to plant a garden

comparing chemical, biodynamic, and permaculture farming, in defense of permaculture


wild plants

experimenting with growing native trees

indigenous wild  berries and edible seeds 

food from the wild and safety

foraging in the Fynbos for greens

South African foraging heritage


design

natural garden design

garden linking page

design linking page 

garden pond

garden pots

container gardens

garden paths and garden paving

the survival mechanisms of drought tolerant plants

water-wise gardening practice, introduction and preparation

Mediterranean climate gardening and locally  appropriate planting

water wise planting for any dry zone

how to plant a dry garden: soil and positioning

inorganic and organic mulches

watering wisely: drought tolerant plants 

climate change, deforestation and water

ecological garden fences and walls


backyard garden project in stages 

stage 1 green garden design

stage 2 making a garden planting plan

stage 3 planting aloes in the raised bed

stage 4 planting out the second aloe pot

stage 5 laying a simple path and planting for shade

stage 6 bed preparation and lay another garden path

stage 7 planting the henhouse garden with succulents

stage 8, some finishing up, how to plant garden in hurry


other design articles

a tour de force of historically sensitive local landscaping 

the radical grey walls approach

block designs


decorative plants

Goodwood Gardens: a prize winning succulent garden

flower garden tip 2: fun finding flower garden ideas 

flower garden design ideas

flower garden tip 1 - plant your flowers in containers

garden flower's names

potted succulents


colours

seasonal colour in the flower garden linking page

red and orange flowers in July

pink flowering garden in the late summer drought

blue flowers in the rainy season

blue flowers in the flower garden

white flowers in July 

white flowers in August

two small flowering trees


beyond gardening

green ideas beyond gardening linking page


green theories 

 Bejan's constructal law


green home

green home linking page


eco cities

eco cities linking page

the brave new citizen based city planning


green space

Goodwood library gardens

protesting the loss of Goodwood's street trees

road verges

one green dream, the biggest people's park on earth

urban farmer's and permaculture experts in Tableview


waste

waste linking page

consumer education Zero Waste purchasing guidelines

paper waste: reduce, recycle

recycling solutions startup

zero packaging shops

recycling

the dangers of plastic 

traditional door to door recycling service

 waste on a mega scale, the story of Wasteplan

small scale domestic recycling businesses that collect 

Commercial and large scale waste management services

recycle plastic

The Rubbish Diet

recycle appliances

eco friendly household products

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Nobin Prize March 2016 awarded to worm farmer


renewable materials

an old South African vineyard

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