A few months ago, I was contacted by a client that I worked with last year. She wanted to throw a party for her husband’s 40th birthday. 291 more words
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Via Ron Davison, who maintains a blog HERE.
I have a knee-jerk reaction against the term “political correctness.” In my life, I’ve never heard anyone denied their right to say unkind things– but I’ve heard a lot of people say unkind things followed by “I guess I’m not ‘politically correct,’ hur-hur, hur-hur,” apparently believing that the suffix converts them from bigots and bullies into Fearless Defenders of Free Speech. 45 more words
Food forest is alive and beginning to put forth her bounty. The Granny Smith apple tree has multiple clusters of small apples; the Arkansas Black apple tree has the biggest fruit as you can see above in the cover photo. 101 more words
Sheet mulching with cardboard is my favorite way to suppress weeds especially around fruit trees in my food forest. Each year my fruit trees get their pine straw mulch pulled back for a fresh layer of cardboard to go down to prevent weeds from robbing nutrients from my apple and plum trees. 166 more words
Compost in its simplest form is taking organic materials and stacking in such a manner so as to allow them to decompose into an indistinguishable black residue we call compost. 398 more words