Starting Vegetable Seeds

I admit it … I went a little crazy when ordering vegetable seeds in January. Over 30 glorious packages arrived from West Coast Seeds in early February (adding to my seed hoarding habit). Since we haven’t got a greenhouse built yet, … Continue reading

Small Scale Garden Swale

A ‘swale’, or ditch, is a shallow depression in the ground, designed to collect or redirect water. Swales, in permaculture, are used to mimic the water-collecting and water-holding abilities of a thick forest mulch. Swales have been used for centuries … Continue reading