Records our experiments, thoughts and activities as we convert a concrete covered farmyard into a permaculture haven. Includes forest gardening, no-dig vegetable growing, wildlife habitat creation and solar powered irrigation.
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Latest Blog Posts for Oak House Permaculture
- Understanding Soil Ecosystems
- The Forest Garden Begins
- Year round salads
- Minerals and plantson Apr 13, 2015I've been doing some research into minerals and plants. I want to make sure the soil I've revealed from under all that concrete is now capable of being as productive as possible and I've found out a few things about how vitally important minerals are...
- Spring Nativeson Apr 7, 2015 in plantsI've got a bit of a native plant obsession going on at the moment. Actually, it's been building over the last couple of years, ever since watching Monty Don's around the world in 80 gardens and seeing the beautiful home garden by Chilean architect Ju...
- Perennial Runner Beans - Year 2on Dec 17, 2014So last year I planted out my runner beans, the variety chosen specifically to try and keep them alive through the winter. And this year, to my delight, when I peeled back the straw mulch I'd wrapped them up in last autumn, they were still alive!They...
- Plant Led Soil Improvement
- Salad Leaves in a Perennial Polyculture
- Creating a Vegetable Garden the No-Dig Way
- Perennial Runner Beans