Man, did I take on a huge project!
About a month ago I was having a slow saturday so I started fumbling around Vimeo and YouTube for permaculture related videos. First, I really have to say, there is some amazing content out there. I would recommend it as a rainy day passtime to anyone. One documentary that I stumbled upon was called Back to Eden. You can watch it in its entirety on Vimeo. The story mostly follows one man Paul Gautschi, and his methods for mimicking some of the natural decomposition patterns of the forest to create lush, fertile soil for your home garden.
The basic method that Paul follows is creating a temporary barrier between your base soil/lawn by using layers of newspaper or cardboard and then topping it with layers of topsoil and wood chips...Read More