Monthly Archives: July 2011

THE STORY OF A PERMABLITZ

I just put a post up on Transition Cheltenham’s Food Action Group’s blog. It documents our last permablitz event as well as the processes and activities related to that event. If you are interested in permaculture or transition town actions, … Continue reading

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Pennypack Farm and Garden Tour

I mentioned that our garden will be part of the Pennypack Farm and Garden Tour on September 18th in a past post. Well, I have more information for you! I present that information in this LINK. Cheryl and her team … Continue reading

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Plant Guild Update

In my post, “A Lesson,” I documented efforts to begin regeneration of the soil around our hurtin’, and literally, “weeping” cherry tree. I finished the sheet mulched bed and began to design a plant guild which will, hopefully, help this … Continue reading

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Carrot Harvest

Cucumbers are gone. Indie had to dig a little deeper. Literally.

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July Permablitz Invitation

You’re invited to the 3rd Permablitz organized by Transition Cheltenham’s Food Action Group (read about 1st Permablitz here & 2nd Permablitz here)                                                                                                                      What we’ll do Regenerate Our Suburban Soil & Manage Our Stormwater Come work with us in creating … Continue reading

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These are not cucumbers.

The vegetable garden in the front yard attracts visitors. I love that people stop in the midst of their walk or drive to talk about gardens and the weather. Some of these people ask me gardening questions. They see so … Continue reading

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Food….Action!

Monday was filled with projects of Transition Cheltenham’s Food Action Group. I will be linking this post to the Food Action blog where you can learn more about the group’s work. I, also, recommend checking into the Transition Cheltenham’s website … Continue reading

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a matter of taste

While I go for the “Uzbekski” cuke; Indie, consistently, goes for the “Muncher.” Go figure…

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A Lesson

There is a weeping cherry tree in our front yard. Sad sappy wounds, thinning foliage, and dry brittle branches speak of it’s decline. There used to be two small evergreens under it. One got crispy and died in a year’s … Continue reading

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Community Events

I have been watching for this Echeveria to bloom. Pretty suspenseful, isn’t it? This plant was a generous gift from Cheryl Wilks of Flowers on Location. I am not familiar with this tropical plant and had no idea what to … Continue reading

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