Category Archives: Permaculture


 New Chapter I finally had the last of my Black Locusts cut down two weeks ago, and for a while my backyard looked like a WWI trench warfare battlefield.  Wood and debris was everywhere, and huge grooves that looked like trenches were engraved along my yard where they pulled out the four huge 18 foot
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Before Planting

 I couldn’t believe how easy it was to get my property checked for underground pipes and cables.  First thing I did was go out and mark with a spray can the areas where I wanted to dig my holes.  Then I dialed 811 which connected me to the national switchboard, which then routed me to
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Converting lawn areas into food growing areas is only one aspect of permaculture.  For me it is one of the most practical and rewarding ways to begin a lifestyle that reflects the principals of sustainable living that I am striving for.  Many of us on a tight budget cannot afford to invest in the environmental
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