Re: Vegatables that help convert grassland into workable veggie patch?
- From: Baz <baz@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 23:42:11 GMT
NT <meow2222@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in
+1. Cardboard is excellent. I'd also plant something light excluding
the first yr, like nettles, pumpkins, courgettes, rhubarb, etc. If
you've got compostable material, that can go down under the cardboard.
Permaculture will wipe out most of the unnecessary physical work that
annual gardens require year on year, but it means getting used to a
whole different set of fruit & veg.
I am very interested in this method of gardening, but why does it mean
getting used to a whole different set of fruit & veg?
Can't we just cut a hole through the cardboard and plant our usual veg.?
Just asking before I lay the cardboard and chuck the muck on top.
It will be the brassica bed and potato bed which gets it(now) for next
Of course I can see that sowing root veg. seeds would be a problem, or will
From Thursday I have 3+ weeks off of work for Christmas, and weatherpermitting, I will be in the veg. patch doing some remedial work.
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