How Do His Veggies Grow? The No-Dig Way

No dig garden In this article from June 2008, Lisa Boone profiles Pat Marfisi, who has mastered the Australian art of growing vegetables on a lasagna of alfalfa, straw, and compost, with a schmear of bone meal in between. He hardly ever has to water his plants. His exact method is here: [http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-hm-nodigside12-2008jun12,0,3026262.story]

Update: What to Do the Second Year http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-hm-sequels28-2009mar28,0,3890846.story Boone updates the previous story with tips for how to keep the Australian method working in the second year.

http://articles.latimes.com/2008/jun/12/home/hm-nodig12

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