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Permaculture Works...A Ten Year Transformation!

Just over ten years ago I bought a derelict cottage standing on three acres of wet, rush-infested, north-facing land.

This is how I transformed it, using only Permaculture and my own labour. 110 more words



Midwinter has passed, and with it, the counting down of the days towards the light.

Visitors have now left and the cottage seems eerily quiet…somewhere in the stone walls I can hear a mouse scrambling about. 284 more words


What's growin' on?

 Between four fun road trips with my best friend this summer…

and several fun gigs with our band…

…as well as not-so-fun computer problems, home decorating projects and now end-of-summer gardening chores, I’ve accepted the fact that I just don’t have as much time to write in the summer as I do during the cooler months. 557 more words

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Learning Lessons (the hard way)

I’ve been gardening for a long time now, but each season brings new lessons to my weedy classroom and this  summer of 2014 was no different. 557 more words

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Here we go again...

Are  you sick of my posts about gardening? If so, just hit delete today, because it’s really all that’s on my mind during these long days of spring. 1,093 more words

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Downtown Farming

Most of my readers know that I live downtown and am excited to be a part of the urban revitalization that is taking place in my community. 539 more words

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Frugal Friday- March 21st, 2014

Boy howdy, can I tell it’s spring! I am busy every day with community garden and personal garden stuff, as well as all the other things that fill up my calendar. 901 more words