Perimeter Permaculture All Life is Intelligent!

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Musings

                            Recently I was working in the garage when I heard a car coming up the road revving really loud. I knew...

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Missouri bound

After a very long drawn out process we are now the owners of 40 acres in Southwest Missouri! Over a year ago we decided that it was time to leave. At that time we...

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Hosta cooking

Check out the latest video on how to cook hostas! Most people don’t realize that hostas are edible. Actually they are a delicacy in Asia. Here is an easy way to harvest, prepare and...

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Soil Conservation

I accidentally stumbled onto a cool picture in the front of a dictionary from 1945. The picture shows several different soil conservation techniques from the era. Since the Dust Bowl was in recent memory...

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Rootstock

Today I was happy when I heard UPS in the driveway because I was pretty sure it would be my persimmon rootstock that I ordered from the state of Virginia’s forestry department. How cool...

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Top 5 Seed Catalogs

Top 5 Seed Catalogs This is the time of year that the new seed catalogs begin showing up in our mailboxes. Once you get on a seed catalog list you begin to get catalogs that...

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Old Southern Apples

Heritage Apples Since I’ve been delving into the southern apple world lately a lot of information has come to light. It’s a shame that we southerners have, for the most part, lost a lot...

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Silverthorn Infusion

Silverthorn Infused Vodka About a month ago I harvested some silverthorn berries. Although they didn’t have much flesh on them to get a taste of I thought they might be good candidates for infusing...