Regenerative Gardening Resources

Ecological gardening, regenerative gardening, self-sufficient gardening, sustainable gardening - the terms we use don't matter! Using publications from Learning from Nature, you'll  get more support with growing food by improving the eco-systems in your garden.

Solidly grounded with the latest research and grower experiences, our publications are easy-to-read, concise and practice-oriented. Get hard copies, printed-on-demand from our award-winning environmental printers, or e-publications direct to your inbox.

Grow Food without Fertilisers

GETTING YOUR SOIL ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONING AGAIN

With the costs of fertilisers escalating people are switching to using alternatives like legumes, compost, and biofertilisers. But there is another option that we tend to overlook - getting the ecosystems in our soil to supply nutrients to our crops.

We’ll show you how to use this eco-logical approach. It’s not complicated! Your plants will get five-star catering directly from your soil ecosystem rather than via the intermittent inputs you supply!

Discover how >>

Eco-logical Gardening Handbook

Getting the ecosystems in our gardens functioning again, we can get more support with growing food by relying on Nature's Free ecological services.

We reduce the costs of growing food for us and our environment, relying less on fertilisers, pest controls and other external inputs. We harvest nutritious food and create resilient production systems for when the weather turns bad!

Create a self-sustainable garden >>

Drought-proof your Garden

USING COST-EFFECTIVE ECO-LOGICAL TECHNIQUES

Water is essential for our gardens to thrive and provide healthy food for our families. Standard solutions help, like spreading mulch, growing drought-tolerant plants, using irrigation and greywater. But there is an eco-logical solution we tend to overlook - getting more water into and stored in our soil.

So if you are asking yourself, “what can I take to reduce the impacts of drought?"

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GrowMap

THE KEY TO GROWING FOOD THAT LOOKS AFTER ITSELF

Wouldn’t it be great to grow food that looks after itself – strong, healthy, and self-sufficient plants that produce food for you rather than insects!

Then you need a GrowMap for your backyard or community garden! You’ll get to know your growing conditions and grow from your strengths, using plants that do well in your existing conditions.

No special skills or expensive equipment are required. Set aside one morning. Have fun getting your children involved.

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Living Mulch

TIRED OF MULCHING? GROW MULCH RIGHT WHERE YOU NEED IT

How much do you spend on mulch every year? Just to watch it disappear and need replacing...

Mulch is useful, but spreading mulch is not the easiest, cheapest, or best thing to do. You and your soil will be better off growing living mulch.

Find out how >>

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