Keyline is an important farming technique being used to restore the landscape on many Australian farms, but believe it or not, it also has application in your garden! Most gardens are too small to contemplate ploughing, but understanding the ideas behind Keyline helps us understand how we can reduce compaction, and increase the amount of water our soil can hold. Keyline is a simple technique that will reduce the amount and frequency you need to water, and make your garden more drought resistant.

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