Throughout my permaculture garden I have lots of different compost systems and ways to improve the soil. This makes it easy create abundant and healthy food gardens. My soil improvement strategies include:
chop and drop
Compost bin - producing great compost and attracting soil life to the area around it. I'll simply lift the bin off, spread the compost around and make my new no-dig garden here. I move the bin to the next area needing attention and start again. I call it the 'compost tractor'.
I have received many requests to make films about how I compost. This is the first of a new series of films I will make about the compost systems in my garden. Some of the films I've made before about building soil, soil fertility and worm farming are:
Supporting the development of healthy and alive soil feeds healthy plants and makes healthy food growing simpler. In this 7 minute film, I explain my approach to using compost bins in my garden and how I make compost in situ. I use my compost bin as a 'compost tractor' - moving it around my garden to places that most need to have a boost.
In the film there is a cameo of one of my regular garden visitors - a kangaroo with a joey in her pouch. Being surrounded by nature is one of the things I love most about my garden and ecovillage life.
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