Here it is folks – the aphid armagedonator. Commonly known as the ladybug or ladybird, the Coccinellidae is a top class predator of garden pest insects. Pretty much anything that wants to suck the life your of your plants is fair game, as is the case in these images (bulk of aphids are on the right). …
Growing Lemongrass from a stalk is fairly easy, as demonstrated in this post.
Would you pay $16 for a lemon tree, or $6 for a single mango?
Photo of a bee that has the face of a man with a beard.
Collecting leaves is a cheap and easy way to get all the carbon you need to make a perfect compost.
When I give tours of my place I’m usually asked why there are stalks of some dead plants all over the place. Now as unsightly as they are (normally explained away as ‘permaculture is in the eye of the beholder’), the stalks are the only above ground remains of the mighty Jerusalem Artichoke. By keeping …
This article discusses the use of Epsom salt in gardens as a pest deterrent and nourishment booster, for healthier and beautiful plants.