“The natural way of gardening is a big change from the traditional way. It is human nature to resist change! This change will be much easier to accept if you take a good look at a forest or natural glades.
Excellent video by One Yard Revolution YouTube channel, one of my favorite gardening channels now. This is the goal for much of our garden – all the spaces in between trees, bananas, papayas, pineapples, etc. are being planted as explained in this video. These are all robust, fast, easy to grow plants that keep growing every year with minimal maintenance. These perennials and self-seeding annuals are planted in an intensive polyculture, much like you’d find naturally in nature. It’s no surprise that gardens like this attract massive quantities of earthworms and effective microorganisms. ‘Weeding’ primarily involves thinning the plants and eating them.
“When this was a lawn, we had to work very hard to keep weeds under control. Now that it’s a vegetable garden, we do next to nothing.
The continuing drought in California is contributing to higher food prices. As explained in this Zero Hedge article the drought is expected to get much worse. It could even turn into drought of epic proportions according to some new scientific studies. This is serious stuff. California provides 80-95% of many fruits and vegetables. It’s time to prepare.
This is very, very bad news for Monsanto, pesticide, herbicide and chemical fertilizer companies. I won’t shed a tear for them.