How to use less #water with Vita Gardens products.

The beauty of raised gardens – like the Keyhole Garden – the water doesn’t tend to drain into the earth. It is retained inside the bed.

Water Wise Gardening with keyholes

What’s A Keyhole Water-Wise Garden? Back in March I posted that I’d be gardening with a keyhole this summer. You can see my keyhole in the above photo, a kit by Vita Gardens.

Vita Urban Garden Sighting at Green Organic Cafe in Sarnia, Ontario.

Gardens world garden prototype sits outside Greens Organic Cafe. They will grow kale in their raised bed all year

Keyhole gardens: a drought-friendly twist on raised beds - The Washington Post

Americans whose gardens have been toasted by prolonged drought might consider a landscaping concept from Africa. It’s called keyhole gardening, and some believe it’s the ultimate in raised-bed design — a sustainable combination of composting and planting.

Sarnia's Lerryn and Eddie DeJong are in Rwanda where he is helping out with a project being supported by his employer in Sarnia, Vita Gardens.  Handout/Sarnia Observer/Postmedia Network

At the end, Abdul walked me back to the van and held my hand the whole time as we spoke about our families.

Starting a new planting adventure... #keyhole gardening.  When filled and planted it will be a composting,  drought tolerant garden.  But, my evening temperatures are still in the 30-40's.  Really want to get all those #tomatoes and #peppers I started from #seed planted!! Ready for veggie growing season!  #gardenchat #growyourownfood

Starting a new planting adventure... #keyhole gardening. When filled and planted it will be a composting, drought tolerant garden. But, my evening temperatures are still in the 30-40's. Really want to get all those #tomatoes and #peppers I started from #seed planted!! Ready for veggie growing season! #gardenchat #growyourownfood

Greens Organic Cafe uses Vita Gardens to grow their own kale in an inner-city environment.

Greens Organic Cafe, a local restaurant uses Vita Gardens to grow their own kale in an inner-city environment.

Eddie spoke to Sharon Asakawa about Keyhole Gardening and his trip to #Rwanda

Eddie spoke to Sharon Asakawa about Keyhole Gardening and his trip to


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