Permaculture in the Garden: the Principles

The Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren developed the concept of permaculture in the mid-1970s. A new term was created from the words “permanent” & “agriculture” – i.e. permanent land use by humans. In the course of time, social aspects were also included, so that the word creation from “permanent” and “culture” outlines the broad…

Permaculture Garden: 10 Plants With Multiple Benefits

In a near-natural fruit and vegetable garden, diverse crops are important. They attract numerous useful insects, and birds and mammals also like to set up shop. In the end, the harvest is more abundant because pollination of the flowers was ideal and pests were exterminated in time. We present 10 remarkable plants for the permaculture…

Greenhouse Plan – So It Does Not Stand Empty in Winter

An annual plan for your greenhouse can be worthwhile. Most simple and even many well-insulated greenhouses are mainly home to tomatoes or cucumbers, increasingly also of peppers, aubergine or physalis. At most from April to October. In winter, however, the houses are often empty – for up to five months. We show you how to…

Winterize the Greenhouse: How to Insulate Properly

Would you like to winterise your greenhouse? It is almost always a little warmer inside than outdoors – but it will only remain permanently frost-free if the greenhouse is heated. Good insulation and air circulation are indispensable. Here are the best tips for successful overwintering. Until around mid-December, your potted plants will be fine even…