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No-dig gardening, a practice rooted in permaculture principles, has been gaining momentum in recent years. More and more individuals recognize its benefits for both the environment and the bountiful harvest it yields. In this article, we’ll look at the origins of no-dig gardening, its merits, and practical steps to embark…
Mastering the art of soil preparation is the cornerstone of success, especially in the challenging landscapes of cold climates. As we navigate the intricacies of these frosty environments, understanding the unique challenges they present and implementing effective soil preparation techniques becomes paramount.
Cold-hardy fruit trees have evolved to withstand the harsh conditions of colder regions, making them resilient to low temperatures and frost. By understanding their unique requirements and implementing proper cultivation techniques, you can create an environment that nurtures the growth and productivity of these remarkable trees.
Japanese composting is a composting method that was developed in the early 1980s by Dr. Teuro Higa at the University of Okinawa. The Japanese composting method is also called Bokasi composting.
Dr. Teuro Higa is best known for his pioneering work on effective microorganisms (EM). It is precisely these microorganisms that are at play during bokashi composting.