Gardening · Homesteading

Building A Food Forest With Edible Perennials

One of our long-term goals on our homestead has been building densely planted food forests, where most are perennial. Planting once and eating every year has been my goal for long-term sustainability. While we have carved out garden beds to grow in (because of deer) that are fenced, 2 of the biggest beds grow wild… Continue reading Building A Food Forest With Edible Perennials

Gardening · Homesteading

Never Stop Chasing New Ideas

A few weeks back, a long-time permaculture instructor gave a free talk on the island. She has decades of experience, and why wouldn't we want to explore it? It was enough that after attending the discussion, I attended the first two days of her 2-week long permaculture certification class. Taking the entire class wasn't within… Continue reading Never Stop Chasing New Ideas