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The Alternative Kitchen Garden podcast, produced and presented by Emma Cooper, is all about growing edible and useful plants in an environmentally-friendly way. It is completely free to download and listen to.

Square Foot Bed
A Square Foot Bed at Ryton Organic Gardens

Spring has sprung and I’ve been busy in the garden – sorting out the water butts and the compost heaps, and sowing seeds. The First Lady has been busy too, starting a new vegetable patch in the White House Garden. There’s a great piece about how they could have made a more sustainable garden over at Transition Culture.

This episode is all about Square Foot Gardening – Mel Bartholomew’s technique to crop a lot of crops in a small space and minimal resources and effort. Plus we learn a bit about hugelkultur and the AKG Sprouts are planting potatoes in containers.

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