By Mark MacDonald
Garlic is one of the most universally accepted culinary ingredients, appreciated around the world for its pungent flavor and its incredible versatility in complementing meat, vegetables, breads, and eggs. It is grown commercially all over the world, notably in China, where over 12 million tons are produced each year.
Provided below are […]
by David Fried
Sometimes what a cat likes, an insect hates.
Throughout time, people who have time outdoors have known what to plant to keep insects from biting them constantly. We seem to have forgotten some of these plants and their usefulness and ease of growing.
Growing food without poisons. Painting by Gabriel […]
Elderberry syrup made with honey and dried elderberries.
By Kay Aihla McGrenaghan Cafasso
Permaculture design and gardening continues all year, even when the growing season is at rest. It is essential to continually ask: How we can we be more efficient with our time and energy, live with greater health consciousness, meanwhile working with […]
Food for thought: How do we meet human needswhile preserving ecosystem health?
The sixth Annual Permaculture “Through the Seasons” Design Course, an internationally recognized interactive course based on a 72 hour curriculum, is scheduled to start May 15th. Over six weekends from May through November, D Acres Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead will […]
June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – “Simply invoking the word nature can get you in trouble these days.” … So starts Chapter 2 of Green Builder Media’s Celestia Project. Addressing biofilia—our instinctive bond with nature—this narrative gets to the bottom of why we need to preserve or restore ecoosystems.
The challenge for the next […]
Book Review by N.R. Mallery
Two Plant Geeks, One-Tenth of an Acre — and — The Making of an Edible Garden Oasis in the City
By Eric Toensmeier, with Contributions from Jonathan Bates, 235 pages, Chelsea Green Publishing
Since one of my loves is gardening and sustainable living which is ingrained in my […]
Wednesday, July 17th, 6:30-8:30 pm 57 Emerson Brook Drive, Gilsum, NH
Please join us on Wednesday, July 17th at 6:30 pm, for a tour of two gardens in the Emerson Brook Forest. Both gardens are permaculture (permanent agriculture) works in progress. The first garden, located at the Sustainability Project’s wheelchair accessible center, was designed and […]