Monthly Archives: September 2011

Creating a new polyculture bed

This summer I have become more convinced that depth of soil is a super important factor in determining how well plants grow.  This is mainly due to observation of plants in deeper beds performing better than those in shallower soil.  I … Continue reading

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Polycultures on holiday

I have just returned from a lovely week in sunny Cromer, north Norfolk.  This post is therefore not about my own garden but about some of the lovely polyculture related things I saw in the area. At Felbrigg Hall, a … Continue reading

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We have had an unusually dry summer

This is the driest summer in these parts (Shropshire) for years and for the first time I have had to resort to watering the polyculture patches.  Since I began growing perennial veggies they have only been watered to help young plants establish, after … Continue reading

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Potted Polycultures (2)

This is a follow up to my post Potted Polycultures (1) on 2 July ( https://annisveggies.wordpress.com/2011/07/02/potted-polycultures/).  I have planted polycultures in pots partly to see what happens and party because I ran out of room in the garden.  All pots were … Continue reading

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