Sunday, August 7, 2016 -- 1pm to 5:30pm.
Where: Perth, ON.
Cost: $35, includes HST.
Join us for a detailed tour of two permaculture sites, featuring: water-harvesting, hugelkultur beds, a chicken tractor, edible and medicinal plants, and more! Visit Agapé Gardens, and Bonita and Sébastien's garden.
April 30-May 1 (Perth); August 6-7 (Perth); September 17-18 (Ottawa); October 22-23 (Ottawa); November 5-6 (Ottawa)
by Bonita Ford. Creative Commons - Attribution, Share Alike, 2015.
A colleague asked me about my top plants for perennial polycultures in our region (hardiness zones 4b/5a in Ontario and Québec). This is also a popular question on our garden tours and in our classes! From our observations, here's what I came up with...
September 26, 2015
Learn how to create gardens that will provide food and medicine year after year, while taking care of nature.
Are you interested in gardens that require less work over time, that offer diverse harvests throughout the season, and that take care of the soil and water?
Interested in wild edibles, animal tracks, microclimates, shelter, active and passive observation, and relationship with place?
Why do I love these gardens? Why do people love these gardens? There is something empowering about many hands transforming a lawn into a productive food garden. There is something magical about cardboard, compost and woodchips as the main ingredients for soil fertility.