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Biointensive Instensity

by Patty A. Gray, Garden Program Director

Our student Garden Planning & Planting Lead, Laura Navarro, has returned to Pacific’s campus and to the Robb Garden like a dirt-churning whirlwind. 505 more words

Biointensive Gardening

(Can You) Dig It

Or Not?

I know when it comes to cultivating the soil, everyone has an opinion about it. There are a lot of good reasons not to. 1,436 more words

Gardening

Just give me some acreage, seeds, tools... Reflections of an Ecology Action Intern

By Pauline Montemayor

I killed a rattlesnake. I didn’t think I had it in me, but I did. Before anyone calls PETA on me, there’s good reason as to why the snake had to go. 465 more words

Biointensive Gardening

Gophers and Snakes and Barn Cats - First Impressions of Ecology Action

By Pauline Montemayor

They weren’t kidding when they said the site would be rustic. Upon my arrival to Ecology Action’s site called ‘The Golden Rule’ at Ridgewood Ranch I noticed two things: it was quiet and it had a story to tell. 473 more words

Biointensive Gardening

Those Aren't Weeds!

It’s summertime in our garden! The Caldium, Marigolds and herbs are still holding their own, and after the recent rains, the time is right to plant cover crops. 86 more words

Cover Crop

What do you new Ags even do?

Last month Celine posted some photos of us volunteers, and a family friend from home commented – “Looks like a great time. Does anybody work?” A look back through the photos and I could see what he meant by his snarky commentary. 1,616 more words

Peace Corps

The last bed

What a sense of satisfaction to complete the initial double digging in the garden this week! It’s taken me two years to do all of the beds at least once, which is the first point I want to make today. 539 more words

Garden Techniques