Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America
Many people don’t have access to a garden either because they live in an apartment or have contaminated soil. Growing veganic food in a container allows people to grow fresh local food in any location.
There is more than one way to prepare the ground for planting. In no-till, organic matter is built up on top of the lawn without damaging the underlying soil structure. Digging or tilling is a quick approach to loosening the soil when first beginning a garden. And with raised beds, the soil is built up above the normal ground level.
Natural ecosystems have a wide diversity of plants, animals, and soil organisms, and ideally so should our gardens. Gardening is a way that we can participate in bringing biodiversity back to altered landscapes.
This article gives some general tips about starting a new garden for beginners.
There is no single way to "do" veganic gardening. This article presents some of the key approaches that work well for a home-scale veganic garden, including container gardening, Ruth Stout technique, biointensive, lasagna gardening, forest gardening, permaculture, and self-fertilizing gardens.