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Have you ever thought of having a garden using natural farming methods, but it didn't work out, or you don't know where to start?

This quick video will be a simple introduction to how I do natural farming and the importance of maintaining a constant ground cover to help suppress weeds and encourage healthy plants!



I've found it's easiest to start with a ground cover of less vigorous winter plants or a light mulch cover. If you have a heavier mulch in place, you can also remove it for planting, and then add a small amount back after the seeds are planted.

I'm going to be experimenting with a few different ideas and new plants this year!

Have you ever planted a garden using natural farming methods? What are your best tips from your successes? What have been the hardest things to overcome?

I'm looking forward to natural gardening together!
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Natural cover crop!

Getting ready to plant some seeds soon!
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Natural cover crop (aka weeds)
Natural cover crop (aka weeds)
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Natural cover crop
Natural cover crop
 
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