Create your own sustainable backyard ecosystem! Use Permaculture methods to work with nature in the design and creation of your yard and home gardens. Grow plants that work cooperatively together to build your soil, retain water in your landscape and create an edible forest of food for your table. Presenter Michael Reed is a South Valley farmer, certified Permaculture designer and instructor, and a founding member of Save New Mexico Seeds. Learn about vegetable garden placement, microclimates, good plant combinations, growing techniques and more.