An important aspect of organic farming is observation and learning.

Piece taken from The Organic Grow Book written by Karel Schelfhout. Many customers are hooked by appealing labels and promises. And yet it is far more important to know what, exactly, the package or bottle sporting them contains. Ingredients such as coconut fibres and peat moss may be organic, but are you really sure you […]

Worm Composting for the Home Gardener

By Alfred Day Decker, Permaculture Designer, Teacher, and Consultant Some people know me as the “Moses of Urban Worm Composting in Barcelona” because a decade ago I started using worms and microorganisms to convert organic waste into a rich fertilizer for plants. Known as “vermicomposting” or simply worm composting. As a Permaculture gardener, it’s one of my favorite techniques for […]