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A Day on the Homestead

We get a lot done around here before noon, and you never quite know what a day will bring.

This morning, I woke before the rest of the household and had my quiet time with the Lord. 619 more words

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Supporting the long-term stewardship of privately protected areas

Thousands of rural landholders across Australia have entered into permanent conservation agreements to protect Australia’s unique flora and fauna. By turning their properties into privately protected areas (PPA), landholders are providing stewardship of our natural heritage that benefits society. 315 more words

New Paper

Transforming urban gardeners into land stewards

by Laura Mumaw

The American conservationist Aldo Leopold wrote about the importance of practicing a ‘land ethic’, adopting personal responsibility for the health of the land – the soils, waters, plants and animals of a place – for the good of the community. 265 more words

New Paper

Functional vs. Ornamental Landscaping

When my husband was in the Marine Corps, we bought a house in a cul-de-sac to avoid rent gouging and sketchy neighborhoods, and the outrageously long waiting list (2 years!) for on-base housing. 480 more words

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Swale Progress

It hit 73°F today… Weird winter we’re having…

In any case, we’ve been able to get a good bit of work done.

Here’s how the swale is coming along: 144 more words

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Spirit of the Water Essay Contest

What’s your connection to water? How does it inspire you? High school, undergraduate, and graduate students are invited to take part in the Spirit of the Water essay contest, sponsored by the… 344 more words

Conservation

Terracing the Garden Area

We’ve finally gotten enough rain to tell us where we shouldn’t put our garden… The problem being, we’ve already put our garden there…

The garden sits in the spot that receives the most uninterrupted sunlight. 369 more words

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