NATURAL FERTILITY

All gardens, regardless of their inception or design, have a natural tendency to revert back to a “feral state”, the moment human intervention ceases. Beneath what might appear to be disorderly and chaotic, however, lies a process where the garden is aligning with nature’s rhythms, and returning to a state of optimum fertility, balance, resilience, and efficient energy

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SOIL

For a garden soil to be well-structured, it should be composed of 45% mineral components such as gravel, sand, silt, and clay, 3-6% organic matter, and 50% unoccupied space, which should be evenly filled with 25% air and 25% water. For effective gardening, it’s often suggested to aim for soil that has a 45% mineral

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CARBON

Organic matter plays a crucial role in soil health and productivity, entering the soil through two main mechanisms. Firstly, the “Liquid Carbon Pathway” [1] involves plants releasing organic compounds like sugars, proteins, and lipids into the soil through their roots. These compounds are produced during photosynthesis and serve as essential nutrients for soil life. This

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