Urban farming can be anything from growing a tomato in a pot plant on your balcony to a aiming at self-sufficiency. The obvious benefits are fresh food, less obvious benefits include a change of attitude toward food, lots of exercise and fresh air and making new friends with the shared interest. Check out the Brisbane Local Food group and my favourite Brisbane links.
When I started this garden and looked around at options, there was talk about low maintenance, sustainability (a much misused word), permaculture, and even using a garden as an extension of the house – with massive outdoor kitchens. So much choice, opinion, and conflicting advice. What to do? Priorities The first thing to consider is…