...and why the solutions are simpler than you may think.
...including how we create too much stormwater and then mismanage it, how we treat our soil like dirt, and why we may not choose the best plants.
...including techniques for working with water (you only need a shovel!), how to build soil without the need for fertilizers or costly inputs, and how to choose plants that work together to support the ecology of your land (and feed you, too!).
because every garden can contribute to protecting biodiversity; growing food, medicine, and pollinator habitat; building soil, and restoring the water cycle. Your garden, no matter the size, can have a positive impact.
"This course offered by Shades of Green Permaculture has allowed me to dig deeper into learning and appreciating the interconnectedness of nature, and the role humans can play to promote it. Get ready to be inspired!"
Not at all! If you steward any amount of space, it is never too small to have a positive impact. Plus, you'd be surprised what you can do in a tiny garden!
When I was young, I witnessed my parents being poisoned by the senseless use of pesticides and herbicides, and I have committed my life to creating viable and gorgeous alternatives to toxic and wasteful landscapes.
In these times, we should take every chance we get to take care of ourselves, our families, and our communities. Being in Nature is proven to increase our health and well-being, meaning more happiness, and lower stress and anxiety. I'm excited to share with you simple ways you can incorporate these pillars of health into your own yard.