Composting

Composting for Permaculture

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Composting is one of the most fundamental practices a gardener can engage in, and is a process used on any permaculture site.  It recycles organic “waste” and turns it into valuable, highly useful material which is used to enrich the soil in vegetable beds, and around trees and other plants. This practice, returns nutrients to […]

The Permaculture Garden

The Permaculture Garden

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Mimicking the synergies of nature One of the principles of permaculture is to do the least amount of work for the greatest yield.  Anyone who has gardened for an extended period of time is naturally on the lookout for easier ways of doing things. And it seems to me that over time, virtually every gardener, […]

A week at Deep Dirt Farm

A Week at Deep Dirt Farm

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Kate adds extra salt to the fresh duck eggs we fry for breakfast in the outdoor kitchen. Like four times more salt than I usually use, and I am not on a low salt diet. This daughter of a Welsh farming family traded her verdant wet birthplace for the desert long ago, and her body […]