With all the variables of companion planting, I can’t remember which: plants can be planted together which plants can’t be planted together and the plants that can and can’t be planted in the following rotation plan. To get my head around this, I developed a guild based block planting plan: …

You can grow pretty much anything in a hugel that you can grow in a conventional garden bed, but you need plan ahead. Hugel characteristics Although a tradtional or hybrid hugel increases the growing area of your garden, different sections of a hugel are not identical. I divide each of …

Sometimes called square inch, or square foot gardening, intensive planting schemes can help you to grow more in a small space, and use every space in your garden as effectively as possible. To make this system work you need to: plant in 30x30cm blocks (1 square foot) use permaculture stacking …