The black-and-yellow writing spider is a large and bold specimen, and quite shocking to encounter in the garden. What is their role in the garden? Are they venomous?
Archives for September 2013
Do you loathe kitchen work? Is figuring out dinner for your family the last thing you feel like doing after a long and tiring day? Here are four kitchen tips for having homemade meals all week.
The Permaculture Yard Class was an opportunity to take a guided tour of our micro-farm and learn about the ways in which we used permaculture design to improve efficiency and yield. In this post, we’ll review the day in pictures.
Take a tour of our neighbor-friendly edible landscape.
If peppers are overwhelming your kitchen, here are a few simple ways to freeze and dry sweet bell and hot peppers.
Cherry trees are a good choice for home fruit production, but pests can sometimes be a problem. Here’s how we planted our cherry trees using a permaculture guild – a combination of plants that works together to produce more healthy cherries.
The sprawling suburbs are the bane of any good environmentalist’s existence. With wide expanses of lawns and roads, they represent American consumerism to a T. Is it possible to rebuild the fabric of a functional culture? Follow my challenge to create a suburban community garden and help to rebuild a sense of community.
This-Land.org presents the 1st annual Home, Garden and Farm Permaculture Tour in the Cincinnati-Ohio River Valley Bioregion, on September 14th and 15th, 2013. The tour will feature homes and sites highlighting sustainable living techniques. At each site, guests will receive a guided tour, where they can learn how to implement the techniques demonstrated. Come, be…