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Pop Goes the Garden – Really?

In Toby Hemenway’s book on permaculture, Gaia’s Garden, he has a chapter called “Pop Goes the Garden”. I could only hope and pray that all the time and money spent would lead to at least some things living. But man – he was right! I just had to share some recent pictures of my hard… Read more »

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Food Forest Arrives

After setting the stage, it was time to plug in the bigger pieces of the food forest. We went to One Green World out in Mollala that carries a great assortment of rare fruit and berry plants. They were great and very affordable. A couple hundred dollars later, and a sore back, the plants were… Read more »

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Nesting Outside

I ride the bus to and from work, so I must have been a site to see in January and February. I would balance my travel mug in one hand and several seed and nursery catalogs in the other. After a few different sketches on Photo Shop, I landed on one final design that would… Read more »

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What am I doing?

I should begin by admitting I can be sometimes obsessive and neurotic. That in mind, we managed to buy a house last summer and it has become my new obsession. First it was tango. Then it was ceramics. Now it’s my house. Our house. Our poor little house was passed through a family that somehow… Read more »