Swales

From the get-go, our blank canvas was screaming for swales.  Even with just a preliminary study of permaculture, you realize what resources you have and how to take advantage of them.  We had a sunny, open space on a slope.   It was easy to see that heavy rains would wash down the slope, flooding… Read more »

Starting seeds indoors

The winters may feel long for most people in zone 5, but to those of us 4 season gardeners, our winter is about two months long.  I take December and January off, with only my houseplants to half-heartedly care for.  Early February, onions and leeks are sprouting in my basement under lights, followed soon after… Read more »

Our Beginnings

Two years ago, almost to the day, a small group of volunteers eager to promote sustainability saw the potential in an almost acre of land on the Fremont Township property.  For several years prior, it had been your run-of-the-mill veggie garden with long rows of veggie with limited diversity and lots of weeds.  These volunteers… Read more »

Latest
  • Swales

    From the get-go, our blank canvas was screaming for swales.  Even with just a preliminary study of permaculture, you realize what resources you have and how to take advantage of them.  We had a sunny, open space on a slope.   It was easy to see that heavy rains would wash down the slope, flooding… Read more »

  • Starting seeds indoors

    The winters may feel long for most people in zone 5, but to those of us 4 season gardeners, our winter is about two months long.  I take December and January off, with only my houseplants to half-heartedly care for.  Early February, onions and leeks are sprouting in my basement under lights, followed soon after… Read more »

  • Our Beginnings

    Two years ago, almost to the day, a small group of volunteers eager to promote sustainability saw the potential in an almost acre of land on the Fremont Township property.  For several years prior, it had been your run-of-the-mill veggie garden with long rows of veggie with limited diversity and lots of weeds.  These volunteers… Read more »