A Star is Born

Remember back in 2012?  I don’t, really.  Thank goodness for blogging.

That was when I first discovered the keyhole garden from a fellow blogger.  It’s only taken two years, but finally, the keyhole garden is in business.  (Thank you, Jocelyn!)  Unfortunately, due to a very full schedule through the end of June, it may get sloppily planted with more expensive seedlings from the nursery rather than sowing seeds.  I’m just too antsy to wait and do the whole thing in nature’s time (seed to fruit).

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Keyhole – The Smarter Garden

Is it a coincidence that I hear about an entirely new gardening concept, from two different people, within two different contexts, in the span of a day, and the same person gets mentioned as the expert on the subject?

I think not.

Keyhole gardening. I’ll be adding it to my sustainable gardening repertoire. Keyhole gardens are built where water is scarce, where people don’t have abundant food sources at a local grocery store that they can easily waste choose from, or where land is locked in perpetual drought conditions and food cannot be easily grown.  They are named for the shape — which looks like a keyhole from above.

Texas Co-op Power Magazine: Keyhole Garden

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