I have spent the past month attempting a Central Texas version of the perfect weed barrier in Gaia’s Garden.http://www.amazon.com/Gaias-Garden-Second-Home-Scale-Permaculture/dp/1603580298 The author says the barrier is forgiving. So, I have been hauling off cardboard boxes from work, wetting them down and then dumping composted manure, live oak leaves, and my home compost on top. So far so good! I experimented with a swath in the back yard before venturing into the front.
After two weeks, this is what I have been able to accomplish:
That’s the back view. Here’s a side view:
My new obsession with permaculture practices has led me to a personal crisis of sorts. What’s happening to me? Where are the pictures of me as a sexy vampire?
Is this a picture of a cabbage I grew from seed?