Monthly Archives: October 2011
My daughter, Hannah, came for a quick visit this weekend, did her laundry, enjoyed a BEE-u-ti-ful farewell moment, and back to Baltimore she went! Awww…Hannie…! …and my Beekeeper….! Love you, Sweeties!
I want to send you to Meenal’s post on the Food Action Group website, though, I will reiterate a good piece of it here. Time has a way of creating history and the Food Action Group is growing a very … Continue reading
Glad to share the dill patch with plenty of these painterly butterflies-to-be!
I have two active worm bins. Our waste goes to them worms. They eat and excrete and wiggle and mate and populate. When exposed to light, the worms dive down and I can remove the top layer of fertile castings … Continue reading
It feels really wonderful to pick figs and raspberries and alpine strawberries on a sunny breezy crispy fall morning!
A lot of specific knowledge and expertise accompanies permaculture design… swales, bunyips, vermiculture, etc, etc, etc. Forget it…for now. Here is what … Continue reading
…was delicious! I used our home grown leeks and butternut squash to go with the first cut of this Tahitian melon. I wanted to eat this one early as it was in the worst condition and, probably, wouldn’t store well. … Continue reading
These sweet potatoes were harvested from our Food Action Group’s LaMott community garden plot; the test plot for very, very low maintenance crops. Yup. Outright neglected. This is the first time I’ve been involved in growing sweet potatoes. These are … Continue reading
I’m working on an “in the background” running slide presentation that gives a hint as to the nature of permaculture and edible landscaping. I’m hoping it will help to inspire others to make positive changes in their own landscapes. Let … Continue reading
I was hoping to add a statement to my amaranth post that said, “Do the same with quinoa.” I tried just that bitter mess myself. I won’t recommend it to you! There, most certainly, is another way with quinoa.