5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden | 100 Acre Wood | Scoop.it
It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest...


Inspired in part by Masanobu Fukuoka’s book, One Straw Revolution, my family experimented with gardening methods which could increase yields with less effort. Fukuoka spent over three decades perfecting his so-called “do-nothing” technique: commonsense, sustainable practices that all but eliminate the use of pesticides, fertilizer, tillage, and perhaps most significantly, wasteful effort.


Here are the strategies we used which enabled us to greatly increase our garden yield, while requiring less time and less work.