25 March 2010

Grow Your Own on a Budget - Seed Saving

This is an honest and inspiring interview by Madeline Mckeever of Brown Envelope Seeds in Cork and a great example of how you can turn your life around by opening up your mind http://silvercircle.ie/voices/620-saving-the-seeds.html.

We started our veggie garden on a shoestring - there were weeks when even a bag of compost was too expensive, and weed membrane and wind break fabric were a distant dream.  We've always tried to re-use/recycle as much as we can - our beds are edged with old roof joists from the house renovation.  You don't need a big budget to grow veggies, just be prepared to let people know you'll take their rubbish!

1 comment:

  1. That was an inspiring interview, thank you for sharing the link. It sounds like they will need to hire a couple more people soon.:)


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