DIY Instructions

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This section of the site is where you find all the interesting DIY (do it yourself) step by step instructions for your sustainable garden.

If you have any requests, please contact me, and I will write them up and post them here.

Also, if you have any instructions for permaculture/organic gardening/ sustainable gardening  projects or ideas you would like to contribute, please  send them to me at:

and I’ll post them here (with  full credits to you of course!), the aim being  to share any helpful information.


Here is a list of the current instructional guides on this site (updated frequently!):

  1. Hot Compost – Composting in 18 Days
  2. Starting Your Permaculture Garden
  3. No Dig Gardening
  4. Chop and Drop Gardening (Sheet Composting)
  5. How To Plant a Fruit Tree
  6. How to Prune Grape Vines – Cane and Spur Pruning Explained
  7. Backyard Orchard Culture
  8. Raised Garden Beds
  9. Wicking Bed Construction
  10. DIY Self-Watering Pots and Mini Wicking Beds
  11. Hugelkultur Bed Construction
  12. Espalier Support/Trellis
  13. Grape Vine Trellis
  14. Building a Small Water Garden
  15. Bokashi Composting – How to process waste that can’t go in your compost or worm farm
  16. Bokashi Soil Generator – Turn food waste into nutrient-rich soil
  17. Recycled Plastic Drum Rainwater Tank
  18. Home Made Plant Rooting Hormone – Willow Water
  19. Strange Brew! Homemade Garden Sprays
  20. Tree Pruning, How to Remove Tree Branches Correctly
  21. How to Kill a Tree Stump Without Poisonous Chemicals
  22. How to Build a French Drain
  23. Starting Annual Vegetable Seedlings Indoors
  24. Propagating Hardwood Cuttings
  25. Propagating Softwood Cuttings
  26. Rooting Edible Plant Cuttings in Water
  27. Self Watering Tray
  28. Grafting Eggplant onto Devil Plant
  29. Self-Cleaning Wheelie Bin Water Tank
  30. Worm Farming
  31. Building a Broccoli Box Worm Farm
  32. Build a Worm Tunnel Vermicomposting System
  33. Plant Labels & Watering Trays from Recycled Containers


Remember to check back here often, or even better, subscribe, there’s always more to come!

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