Forest Garden Update Fall 2017: Explosive Growth, Living Mulch, New Beds

It’s time for another tropical forest garden update after a little over four years since the garden was started. A year ago it looked great as you can see in this video: Our Forest Garden is Finished! Things have changed … Continue reading →

Our Forest Garden is Finished!

After a little over three years I’m very happy to say our tropical forest garden is finished. The hard work of raising the garden beds 12” with about 60 dump truck loads of amendments is done. The trees are well … Continue reading →

2 Year Forest Garden Update: Forest Gardens as a Hedge Against Drought

This is my annual video update of our forest garden. I’m calling it ‘Forest Gardens as a Hedge Against Drought’ for reasons I’m about to explain. Right across the road from our garden you can see the barren, dry rice … Continue reading →

How We Plan to Double the Production in our Forest Garden

Despite a bad drought, our forest garden is coming along nicely thanks to truck loads of compost, lots of hand irrigation and some decent rains. The garden has grown significantly since my last forest garden update. … Continue reading →

Our Tropical Forest Garden and Homestead Update: One Year+ Later

Tour of our finished homestead. The forest garden is now a lush haven for humans and native wildlife. Our banana plants are around 9’-16’ high and producing nicely. After a long delay, I’m posting another video about our homestead and … Continue reading →