Category Archives: Permaculture

Transformations

 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
Continue Reading…

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
Continue Reading…

Permaculture

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
Continue Reading…