Tag Archives: Lasagna Garden

Education: My 2012 Summer to Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Here is the schedule for the classes I am teaching at Heathcote Botanical Gardens thru the spring of 2013. If you click on the link below you can see the pdf poster with dates and times. The composting class has already gone by, however, if there are enough who are interested I would be glad […]

In The Garden: October 2011, Plant Now!

Fall is the beginning of our cold crop planting season in South and Central Florida. Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Basil and Beans that were started in August may be getting ready to fruit, and may ripen fruit before our first frost. If you are starting those plants now you will have to protect them from the […]

The No Till No Dig Way: The Invisible Garden Mound Ingredient

As you know, the easiest way to pursue the no till no dig way in the vegetable garden is to build a lasagna layer mound. I have written a few posts on this subject so far, mostly listing the ingredients and the order of the layers as they should be put down. You can review […]

Friends’ & Clients’ Gardens: Tami’s place

These Pictures were taken by Tami and Melody.

This past winter Tami bought fresh vegetables from my garden, and carried a bucket of kitchen garbage to me for my compost every week.

Everything changed when she ate the fresh broccoli I put into her bag. Tami said she didn’t know fresh broccoli wouldn’t stink when cooked. […]

Synergistic Agriculture & The Evolving Garden(er)

I intended to write about what I am doing this summer to prepare my no dig garden boxes for the winter growing season, but this blog has taken it’s own direction instead. Today I write about Synergistic Agriculture and my evolving garden practices.

This summer I have been growing in gardens I would have left fallow […]

In The Garden: Starting Out

4X8 Mounds

South Florida in the garden: It is July now and you have decided that you want to be ready to grow vegetables for your family when our first planting time comes NEXT MONTH!?! Yes, some of us will start putting seeds in as soon as August. Don’t worry you don’t […]

The No Dig Garden Box

I have decided to pour on the coals. I am taking my own advice. I say “If you don’t have a food garden make one, and if you already have a garden add a little more growing space and create some surplus.”.
I am adding a few new beds for this growing […]