Learn More About Sustainable Gardening

Explore the resources below to learn more about sustainable agriculture practices, edible forest gardens, and so much more!

 
 
 The seven layers of an edible forest garden.

The seven layers of an edible forest garden.

Edible forest gardening and dave jacke

The 6th Ward Garden Park was designed with the help of Dave Jacke, an expert on edible forest gardening.  This type of garden is designed to mimic woodland or forest ecosystems, but instead of using native forest species, we have used primarily edible and perennial trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants.


Montana state university extension

Montana State University Extension is an excellent resource for learning about sustainable gardening practices that are suitable for the unique climate in Montana.

 Montana State University Extension

Montana State University Extension


 Helena Community Gardens

Helena Community Gardens

Helena community gardens

Helena Community Gardens is a non-profit organization committed to making gardening space available to all Helena residents.  Visit their site to learn more, or to find and rent a community garden plot near you.