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A busy autumn

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 in Blog, Sustainable food production

Our first fruit trees are finally in the orchard, and it is fitting that they are Iowa (Bailey) peach seedlings from our neighbor Margaret, my Guru of All Things That Grow. She has been so generous with her advice...

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More ‘shrooms and the bluest blue

Posted on Sep 20, 2014 in Blog, Permaculture

Our neighbor Kerri Leach texted me yesterday and said, “Want some shitakes?” and I said “Sure! C’mon over” and then realized, “Wait, WE grow shitakes! Wonder if those darned...

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Fall is upon us

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in Blog, Sustainable food production

Fall has officially arrived with our first frosty morning. That means getting...

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Growing in the cool season

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 in Blog, Permaculture, Sustainable food production

It has suddenly gotten a bit nippy around here, a bit too cool for early...

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WWOOFer projects 2014

Posted on Aug 21, 2014 in Blog

Our latest WWOOFers Jon and Bea left a permanent (and great) mark on Draco...

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