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New schools for Planting a Future

We are happy to announce that we are taking 2 more schools into the project:

Muyala Community School is 86 km away from the greatnorth road (Livingstone road). 103 more words


A decent day's work

December is mostly cold, wet, and offering nothing in the way of growth for gardeners to enjoy. Though the seasons may have turned to winter, there are still jobs to be found. 517 more words

Piers Cooper

Plant that tree: Percy spreads her roots

I wrote about a tree that we bought the other day. The Sharon fruit tree. Now just after it arrived we had a day with minus one degree. 246 more words


The Gardens of Chiconia 26: The Wet is dry

It’s been a while since you saw anything much from the Gardens of Chiconia.

So here we go.  We’re having a very, very dry start to the Wet.   845 more words


Fruit Tastings

Wolfskill. I kept hearing about this mythical USDA germplasm reserve that sometimes hosts fruit tastings of the specimens that grow there. Someone told me they once went and wandered through a fig orchard, plucking ripe fruit as they walked, tasting the mind-blowing varieties. 414 more words

Fruit Trees

"I am a little weary of my life..."

‘Tis the season to be jolly, right?  It all depends.  George MacDonald’s opening line for his December sonnets describes a state in which I find myself these days: 348 more words

Spiritual Formation

Permaculture Paradise: Food Forest of Val and Eli

Hey Everyone,

I saw Val and Eli’s permaculture project quite a while ago when they released their first video. It was already amazing, but they have gone beyond that and created an entire food forest in their yard! 12 more words