Category Archives: Permaculture

My Love Affair with Seed Catalogues 10-28-2019

When I was a kid my favorite place to go with my quarter, given to me by my mom to buy something fun, was the 5 &10 Store. They don’t exist anymore – this was in the 50’s. For that … Continue reading

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Why I Shop at Thrift Stores for Clothing (and other things) 10-27-2019

For many years I have purchased my clothing at thrift stores. It’s a statement in life about how I wish to live. Besides the fact that I can purchase an entire wardrobe for what it would cost to purchase one … Continue reading

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Nano Particle Contamination and Solutions 10-14-2019

Recently I saw a post on FB promoting the use of nano-particle glutathione as a health product. Nano technology is a subject that has made me very interested and in the hundreds of articles I have found and read, I … Continue reading

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Fruit tree planting – how long till you get fruit. 10/15/19

I was asked recently how long does it take a tree to fruit once planted. And this came into my email: Fruit Trees: Years to Fruit from Stark Brothers Nursery – they ship all over. Does it really take as … Continue reading

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Reforesting the planet – fast

I came upon this post on Facebook and realized what a tremendous idea and technology this is. I’m all about solutions and this one is worth sharing. We keep hearing about climate change being human intervention. Yes, we are polluting … Continue reading

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Increasing Yield 9-4-19

In Permaculture* Design, we are always working to increase yield in our land while always increasing fertility and restoring top soil. In modern agriculture, yield is more of a statistic than a measure of viability of the land. The USDA … Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Mulching 9-2-19

Mulch – what a funny word for such a wonderful happy garden maker. Mulching is one technique I have used for many years. I see these perfect gardens with open rich black earth and green plants beautifully profiled there, and … Continue reading

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