Book Notes: The Permaculture Handbook :: Chapter Fifteen

Resuming my highly personal notes on Peter Bane’s The Permaculture Handbook (2012), here’s Chapter Fifteen: Living with Wildlife. Any misrepresentations of Bane’s words or work are mine alone and completely

Slice of Heaven: Trustom Pond NWR

On 8 May, we had breakfast at Slice of Heaven Cafe on the island of Jamestown, Rhode Island — — btw, best oatmeal ever: steel

Sentinel of Another World

One winter day something will shine out from an everyday object and the darkness will flood with light. Something we have seen a thousand times

Earth Knows No Desolation

“Earth knows no desolation. She smells regeneration in the moist breath of decay.” –  George Meredith  * My neighbours have plumy ornamental grasses whose seven-foot tall

Harvesting Leaves

Gardening hasn’t really gotten into full swing here yet in northern New England but soon it will and I’ll have lots of garden details and

To Stand at the Edge

“To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feel the breath of a mist moving

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