Check out the Clever Design Ideas series of articles for some visual inspiration and tips on ways to incorporate design principles into your micro garden for maximum effect.
Do you feel your garden is hard work? Too much digging, weeding, watering and fertilising? For minimal results?
The principles for doing less work, with greater rewards are simple. These are just a few of my secrets for creating an easy garden. Dig in!
Easy Garden Ideas
1. Good Design
- One of the secrets to less work in your garden is thoughtful planning. You may feel overwhelmed if you aim for perfection. I spend time applying Permaculture principles to ‘design out’ potential problems. You can refine and add to your plan later.
- Begin one project at a time. A simple DIY edible planter is a good place to start. Once you gain confidence, you can create the next element in your garden.
- Locate your edible containers and food gardens close to your kitchen for easy access.