Tagged: permaculture

June Update

I haven’t been able to post anything for a while because our internet service isn’t really working. It is very frustrating. I’m not sure what the solution will be. The baby ducklings have grown...

The Big Push

Eight hundred trees are now planted in various locations around the property. Most of them are on the eastern two acres where the swales are. They are mainly in the swale berms. One hundred...

Swales

The swales have finally gone in! I enjoy all of the little projects that we do around here but this is what really gets me out of bed every day. It’s been a long...

Geoff Lawton PDC

Geoff Lawton has produced another amazing Permaculture Design Course which is presently ongoing. I decided to retake the course even though I went through his course in 2013. This course is completely online and is...

Backyard progress

When we bought the place… the previous owners had a large hoop house that they wanted to sell to us outside of the house deal. We ended up not buying it but they left...

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...

Where to begin

If you want to learn more about permaculture the best place to start is with the founder himself, Bill Mollison. There is a free online resource from Networkearth.org that has Bill’s lectures from 1994...