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It’s Time to Plant Garlic for Next Year’s Crop

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 […]

Using Permaculture Plants to Repel Insects in the Yard and Garden

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 […]

Winter in the Permaculture Home Kitchen

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 […]

NH Permaculture Day

Permaculture “Through the Seasons” Design Course

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 […]

The Celestia Project Chapter 2: Let “Controlled Chaos” Reign

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 […]

A Sustainable Food System on a Typical Inner-City Lot!

Book Review by N.R. Mallery

PARADISE LOT

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 […]

Garden Tour in the Emerson Brook Forest

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 […]