Inspiring Woman Growing a Huge Amount of Food in Her City Permaculture Garden

The Plummery is a suburban home where a tiny urban permaculture garden measuring only 100sq/m (1076 sq feet) produces over 400kg/900 pounds of food year-round.

Kat Lavers describes her approach to gardening, including vertical and biointensive growing, and how important it is – and possible! – for city dwellers to be food resilient in the face of natural, financial and social crises. We were very inspired by how little day-to-day effort goes into creating such an abundance of food!

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50 Comments

  1. Ikuo Tigulu on February 10, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    What an intelligent woman. Amazing.

  2. the mountain raven on February 10, 2021 at 5:16 pm

    Awesome!!

  3. Norman Coutts on February 10, 2021 at 5:16 pm

    That was great to see . Thanks.

  4. Sharon Loomis on February 10, 2021 at 5:17 pm

    How do you change a lawn but not all?

  5. cera fade on February 10, 2021 at 5:19 pm

    Stunning and brave!

  6. Henrietta Veres on February 10, 2021 at 5:19 pm

    Great, do you have own seeds?

  7. Happen Films on February 10, 2021 at 5:21 pm

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  8. Ly Dia on February 10, 2021 at 5:21 pm

    So inspiring. Want this for my neighborhood

  9. olives koster on February 10, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    I love gardening this channel gave me so much idea its so amazing ill watch this over n over again 👍lets exchange
    https://youtu.be/5xEP1XkJjNI

  10. Offtime Activities on February 10, 2021 at 5:24 pm

    honestly , madam , you are doing a great work. i appreciate your effort . mother nature and God sure loves you.

  11. Fred Sting on February 10, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    Hi. What is that arrangement?

  12. Holly Martin on February 10, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    "Only" 100sqm. In the UK that’s considered a large garden!
    We’ve got a decent-sized garden at the moment – big enough to throw the ball for the dog, it’s got a large garage and a shed, plus a decking and patio – I’ve just measured it: 47sq/m!
    Love love love this video – but I honestly thought her garden was much smaller than it is until I measured my own!

  13. Jorge Gustavo Ortiz on February 10, 2021 at 5:31 pm

    Very inspiring… 👏 👏 👏

  14. Beyond Sustainable Living on February 10, 2021 at 5:33 pm

    I’m working on this too (not WWOOFing but the urban homesteading). My lot is small (backyard is 40X25 = 1,000 sq ft.and much smaller front yard) but it’s so encouraging to realize you’re growing so much in that similarly small amount of space! I’ve got all the edible and medicinal herbs and other perennials in the front yard and mini orchard and veggies in the back where there is a bit more space and sun. It’s such a fun journey. And so fun to see other people doing the same. You should write a book on your findings about how to plant optimally for space and companion planting. You’re way ahead of me and such an inspiration. Thank you for sharing your experience. <3

  15. dotnb on February 10, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    A beautiful life!

  16. DS Garden Journal on February 10, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    Watching this for the third time now. I find you so inspiring. I hope I can have a garden like yours someday and animals too (starting with chickens). 🌻

  17. Sandeep Singh on February 10, 2021 at 5:36 pm

    🇮🇳🇮🇳💓🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  18. СЕЛЬСКИЕ БУДНИ Городской Семьи on February 10, 2021 at 5:36 pm

    Thanks for the Russian subtitles

  19. Beverly Blades on February 10, 2021 at 5:37 pm

    This video is so inspirational…thank you very much… Will get back to Australia one of these days so will be sure to visit…I’m on the other side of the world…in the Caribbean…

  20. kid forever on February 10, 2021 at 5:37 pm

    I love your vidio🥰. Btw did you sell your harvest or not?

  21. Learn German with Marzipanfrau on February 10, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    That’s so cool. <3

  22. Junryl Cambio on February 10, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    Wow im appreciated your so beautiful and you have skills and ability to do something Wow…..

  23. pierre treille on February 10, 2021 at 5:43 pm

    Bravo !

  24. Happy Lady on February 10, 2021 at 5:49 pm

    I believe that we’re not supposed to live like we do now what destroys us
    and our planet ! We’re not supposed to get dressed in 5 min. and eat
    breakfast in 1 min and drive with the subway while we’re surfing in a fake
    social media , sit 8 hours in front of the Pc eat fast and in the end of
    the day watch Netflix to get more manipulated ! People please let us be
    simple and let us save our beautiful planet, we belong to the nature
    it’s our nature, it’s our truth..

  25. Maja Smith on February 10, 2021 at 5:49 pm

    What a beautiful human being!

  26. Fatima Rahman on February 10, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    I just can’t wait for summer….. I have also a very big garden. For 5 years I am gardening. For our whole family…. We grow enough to feed ourselves for 8 months. We don’t need to buy fresh foods at least 8 months. This year I will be make another space for growing many more foods to store for winters. I am very excited.

    Don’t think much. Just do it….whatever place u have. Just start…. It’s to relaxing…. Very awesome…. I just love my garden like my baby…..

  27. Sandeep Singh on February 10, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    Super hit all videos🇮🇳🇮🇳💓🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  28. Balikugat Movement on February 10, 2021 at 5:52 pm

    Great job on spreading knowledge on how to be self sufficient. We need more people like you around. Keep it up.

  29. M H on February 10, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    I’ve had so many doors close… even career because of covid. I enjoy your content ask .

  30. Auf Tour im Garten // Garden Tour on February 10, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    A great example of how much one can grow in a relatively small place.

  31. Ria TW Official on February 10, 2021 at 5:56 pm

    So inspiring, i hope i can build atiniy house and garden in my town 🙏

  32. Баян Орумбаева on February 10, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    How wonderful! Thank you so much!

  33. Jonathan Chitwood on February 10, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    I applaud producing in small spaces. But, if the video is accurate, that’s a tenth of a pound per square meter. And if they are weighing harvests with inedible carrot tops like portrayed in the video. They’ve got far to go. Sorry to be the Debbie Downer. But this is ag lifestyle porn.

  34. ilusonelada on February 10, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Loved this

  35. Qv Vs on February 10, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    Hi 966536437074 966572444787 dear I need work

  36. olives koster on February 10, 2021 at 6:02 pm

    Wow i love those natural growing vegetables its a perfrct film for all the people and thesecwill serve as a good example for all of us 👍lers exchange..https://youtu.be/EaCFmF3NzTw

  37. Home Grown Veg on February 10, 2021 at 6:02 pm

    Hello. Am I OK to call this permaculture ??? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OUkZ4PNSZY&t=2s

  38. Marie on February 10, 2021 at 6:03 pm

    Hi, can you talk about storing food that I grow in the garden please? You are an inspiration, thank you 👍😉💕🍀

  39. Ashalatha Sasidharan on February 10, 2021 at 6:04 pm

    Inspired!

  40. susan shafer on February 10, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    How do I make a plan for my lot? Any books you think could help?

  41. To Sokmuy on February 10, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    Love this lifestyle

  42. VIPUL MEENA on February 10, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    If you are reading this comment then please use the Search engine – Ecosia as it plants a trees after every 50 searches you do , in countries where they are mostly needed. Seriously just browsing the net can stop global warming and make our planet more green !! try it , it works

  43. Rikhi Kang on February 10, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    I’m curious to know what Kat is growing during the Winter? I live in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Would love to know what to grow throughout the year. Any advice would be great. 🙏👍

  44. ⵡⴵⵔⵝⵏ on February 10, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    Beautiful

  45. G KAUR on February 10, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    I really appreciate your channel🌿

  46. Just Saying HG on February 10, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    My favorite video on this channel.

  47. s lynn on February 10, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    Starting this for my family! Container gardening and using all my available space. I cannot wait to create our own beautiful edible paradise on earth. Every family should do this!

  48. Nicole Yei on February 10, 2021 at 6:12 pm

    WE WANT MORE OF THIS AMAZING LADY!

  49. zdainty's kitchen & lifestyle vlogs on February 10, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    Thanks for continuing inspire other to produce edibles on our own yard❤️keep vlogging dear

  50. allil87 on February 10, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    ❤️

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