How to Use Lasagna Gardening Methods in Raised Vegetable Garden Beds!!

We’ve just built some new raised garden beds and we will be filling them up with soil and compost + other materials using lasagna gardening methods. This technique has some great benefits for your plants and vegetables because it provides a top notch mix of nitrogen and carbon compost materials in the soil. I am… Continue reading How to Use Lasagna Gardening Methods in Raised Vegetable Garden Beds!!

Chop N' Drop Your Way To A Better Garden

In this video, I show how I use the chop and drop permaculture technique to add organic matter and nutrients to my garden beds. List of dynamic accumulators: [ad_2]

How to Start a Garden – Best Beginner Organic Gardening Tips

Learn how to start an organic garden with the best results. Watch these beginner gardeners install their first organic garden. They use Back to Eden Gardening methods which are no tilling, no digging and organic using free wood chip mulch! The benefits of organic, no tilling method are enormous and have been extensively studied by… Continue reading How to Start a Garden – Best Beginner Organic Gardening Tips

Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate by Gabe Brown

Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate presentation By Gabe Brown was done at the 2017 AERI Expo held in Butte Montana. AERO’s programming is grounded in the conviction that communities are the best place to create the kind of change we envision. We believe, and our programs reflect, that the best way… Continue reading Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate by Gabe Brown

Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate by Gabe Brown

Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate presentation By Gabe Brown was done at the 2017 AERI Expo held in Butte Montana. AERO’s programming is grounded in the conviction that communities are the best place to create the kind of change we envision. We believe, and our programs reflect, that the best way… Continue reading Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate by Gabe Brown

Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate by Gabe Brown

Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate presentation By Gabe Brown was done at the 2017 AERI Expo held in Butte Montana. AERO’s programming is grounded in the conviction that communities are the best place to create the kind of change we envision. We believe, and our programs reflect, that the best way… Continue reading Sustainable Farming and Ranching in a Hotter, Drier Climate by Gabe Brown

How To Water Veggies In An Unheated Cold Frame, Polytunnel, Or Hoop House

From November through February here in zone 5a, we rarely water the veggies in our cold frames and polytunnels. And when it’s coldest, from mid-December to mid-February, we usually don’t water them at all. In this video, I talk about when and how we water veggies in our cold frames and polytunnels. OYR is all… Continue reading How To Water Veggies In An Unheated Cold Frame, Polytunnel, Or Hoop House

Grow a No Till & No Water Vegetable Garden with Little Effort

John from goes on a field trip to share with you a garden that doesn’t get watered the whole season and is never tilled. You will also learn how this garden grows with little labor effort as well. In this episode, John visits Rory, one of his viewer’s gardens to give you a tour of… Continue reading Grow a No Till & No Water Vegetable Garden with Little Effort

How We Garden: It's all about balance

Our approach to gardening is an ongoing balance between sometimes harmonious, but sometimes conflicting, goals. If you shop on Amazon, you can support OYR simply by clicking this link (bookmark it too) before shopping: In no particular order, here are some of the goals that I try to keep in balance: -grow a lot of… Continue reading How We Garden: It's all about balance

2013: A Year of Gardening on the Cheap

One of my goals when I started this channel earlier this year was to show that you can grow a lot of food without spending much money. Our biological approach to improving soil fertility – which relies primarily on compost, vermicompost, mulch, and compost tea – costs almost nothing. Saving seeds also helps us keep… Continue reading 2013: A Year of Gardening on the Cheap

Taking Frugal Gardening To A New Level-Our $105.13 Garden

Take frugal gardening to a whole new level by taking advantage of free resources and focusing on improving soil fertility by using methods borrowed from natural farming and permaculture. OYR is all about growing a lot of food on a little land using sustainable organic methods, while keeping costs and labor at a minimum. Emphasis… Continue reading Taking Frugal Gardening To A New Level-Our $105.13 Garden

10 Gardening Products & Practices I’ve Abandoned & Why

Over the years, I’ve abandoned a number of the gardening products and practices I grew up with or used in the past in my own garden. This process of elimination has led me to a low cost, low effort approach that gets excellent results by focusing on what really works. If you shop on Amazon,… Continue reading 10 Gardening Products & Practices I’ve Abandoned & Why

Coffee Grounds: How And Why We Use Them In Our Garden

Used coffee grounds are a great free resource to put to work in your garden. They enrich the soil with nitrogen and other minerals, improve soil structure, and increase organic matter in the soil. We use them in compost, vermicompost, and as a mulch. Why not give them a try in your garden? OYR is… Continue reading Coffee Grounds: How And Why We Use Them In Our Garden