Day Thirty-Four in the Neighborhood

After coming back into the house this morning after a short hike about the neighborhood and preparing to hit the road this week for master planning and teaching: Astute designers rigorously attempt to lift the veil of a land base and penetrate to the essence of what...

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Day Twenty-Five in the Neighborhood Management and Design As a designer of small to large acreage I know that pretty pictures and scintillating narratives do not a comprehensive Permaculture design make. It does not end here. Nature has an intriguing way of...

The Backyard

                        Backyard. I often wonder at this term. Is it something we cannot see like our own anatomical rears? Must we hold up a mirror to catch a glimpse of it somewhat like a wart or mole...

April 26, 2015

              What about spring? Or the earth’s movement Along the ecliptic? Or autumn’s eyes on the Southern Hemisphere? Leaves burning into multifarious colors Flowers blooming on apple, cherry, persimmon, Trillium?   What...