Angela Birrittella is a writer and self-taught nature lover living in Wisconsin. She grew up in a midwestern apple orchard and fell in love with plants at a young age. An instructional designer by trade, she converted her quarter-acre city lot into a mini-food forest she calls “the micro-farm.” Angela strives to demystify permaculture and make growing your own food accessible to all.
Areas of Expertise
Sheet Mulching (aka Lasagna Gardening) for the Practical PermaculturistSheet mulching, sometimes called sheet composting or lasagna gardening, is a fool-proof strategy for suppressing weeds and building soil. By…
SalsifyCommon Names: Oyster Plant, Goat’s Beard, Vegetable Oyster Routinely misunderstood, salsify has often been labeled a weed. However, with five…
CalendulaCommon name: Pot Marigold, Scotch Maricold. Calendula is an exceptional, easy-growing addition to any garden. With a seemingly endless number…