fried fish with vegetables dish on teal plate

How to build an aquaponic pond system

  • K. M. Wade 
  • 5 min read

Don’t have space for a veggie garden and fishpond? With aquaponics you can have both in the same space and harvest fresh, healthy, tasty veggies and fish from your own garden.

Fresh harvest of carrots, cucumbers, and chilis.

Create a Veggie Garden at Home

  • K. M. Wade 
  • 6 min read

There’s no such thing as a brown thumb. Everyone can grow heathy, tasty veggies at home. Here’s how you can get started.

Pink yarrow


Yarrow isn’t just a pretty flower. Learn how to grow it and about its medicinal, permaculture and companion planting benefits in this plant profile.

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Hyssop is an aromatic and edible, herbaceous perennial that belongs to the mint family. It’s used in perfume and has medicinal properties.

A photo of a variety of herbs interplanted in one bed

What is companion planting?

  • K. M. Wade 
  • 5 min read

Companion planting is a special type of polyculture where different species are interplanted for the benefit of all.