The National Heirloom Festival

We have attended the Heirloom Festival before and always love this conference. It is filled with kindred spirits who care about their food, their planet earth, their community, and most importantly, their gardens. Plus, it is totally affordable!!! If you are looking for something to do this coming week? Come on down. Make sure you …

Our Medicine Wheel Garden

Man does not thrive on food and water alone… In addition to growing food producing plants at our urban homestead food forest, we also have an interest in growing unusual medicinal plants in the desert.┬áHere is some of what we have been successful growing: Basils Blackberry Borage Black Cohosh Chaste Tree Elderberry Eleuthero Root (Siberian …

Architectural Permaculture

Mankind is Natural Many participants in the Permaculture movement, forget the idea of man as an ‘natural element’ in the garden. In other words, they try so hard to adhere to natural layouts, that they forget that the gardener must be a participant and living inspiration to the design. Central to permaculture are the┬áthree ethics: …