INDEPENDENCE DAYS #37

My continuation of Sharon Astyk’s now-completed “Independence Days” project (June-Aug 2022), which offered a framework for recognising how we’re building resiliency, community, and accountability that

INDEPENDENCE DAYS #15

I followed along with Sharon Astyk’s now-completed “Independence Days” project, which ran for 10 weeks, from 17 June to 26 August, and was an “exercise [to build]

Book Notes: The Permaculture Handbook :: Chapter Sixteen

Continuing my highly personal notes on Peter Bane’s The Permaculture Handbook (2012), here’s Chapter Sixteen: Trees and Shrubs, Orchards, Woodlands and Forest Gardens. Any misrepresentations of Bane’s words or work

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

Pruning

I went to a pruning demonstration in town on Thursday night, in windy temps in the 20s. Brrr! Two women from the University of New

More Signs of Spring

Today I cleaned up the font and side gardens, another 2-1/2 hours of work, mostly trying to figure out what is trying to kill my