Covered it with water .
Stirred in some apple cider vinegar,
like they said, and
it started to ferment.
Two containers, one to soak and sprout,
one to ferment.
Feed from the ferment. Replenish the ferment
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|Rocks picked for a garden wall|
Fireweed shoots--Excellent greens
Certain bugs, wild plants and critters can help. In a wilderness garden you may cultivate dandelions, wild onions, wild parsnip, lambs quarters, mushrooms, chickweed, cattails. In fact one could have an excellent wild garden cultivating just wild plants.
Crops like garlic, potatoes and broad (fava) beans can be grown without the stress of everything else wanting to eat them. We grow these crops without any protection.
I asked my son what his first thought was on our gardening in the bush. He said food.
It is about the food, the sustenance.
Soil, your climate, exposure tothe sun, access to water, location of your plot, predators...
We've been fertilizing by mulching with green grass (before it goes to seed) covered with an inch of sand then covered with an inch of rotten wood. We have some chicken manure that we fertilize beans and greens with. After the crop is harvested we plant rye grass or Chinese vegetables. When the thick head is 6 to 8 inches high we turn it over.17 years Aki and I have done it this way. Kai can pick any 2 x 2 foot spot in the garden and pick enough worms for a day of fishing trout.