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The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...Keyhole-style gardens are widely considered an efficient way to produce food because they eliminate the wasted space created by paths found in both traditional row gardening and raised bed gardens. They also create a healthy, rich soil that delivers maximum nutrients to your plants. The efficiency of the keyhole gard...

Lasagna Gardening - How to Build an Easy Vegetable Garden
Food production

Lasagna gardening - the easiest vegetable garden at home?

...garden, for a full discussion on lasagna gardening pro's and cons see here . The steps to creating a backyard lasagna garden are: 1) Lasagne gardens; Lay out the garden boundaries When lasagne gardening, design the perimeter in whatever way floats your boat – use a string line, lay down some logs or old 2x4s to h...

The Pros & Cons of Lasagna Gardening for Growing Food
Food production

Lasagna Gardening: the pros & cons of a lasagna garden

...Gardening Drawbacks vs. Benefits Growing lettuce and greens in a lasagna garden There is some work and time involved in successful lasagne gardening, but there would be with the construction of any raised garden bed or vegetable patch; for example, another small space gardening solution – the keyhole garden . Y...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 8 great tips for growing food in small spaces

...Keyhole gardens Keyhole gardens are designed to maximize space by eliminating the need for walkways as found in traditional row gardening or with raised beds. The design is also intended to be draught-resistant and deliver nutrients via compost throughout the entire growing season. Keyhole gardens are a raised styl...

Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

Invasive plants are defined as plants from other continents, countries or even other regions of Canada. Humans have been introducing foreign plants to new lands since the 17th century, for horticultural, agricultural or medicinal purposes. Due to a lack of natural competitors they can often propagate swiftly and compl...