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Time to Light the Flame

Here on the East Coast of North America, the summer solstice and first summer full moon have just come to pass. We seem to be getting all the precipitation that should be due on the West coast!          All this to say that our Leaf season is coming to a close, opening the… Continue reading Time to Light the Flame

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Progress Report

Can it really Be? One whole year later? Sheet mulching is a wonderful way to reclaim eroded and bare earth into surprisingly fertile garden spaces.  You’ll find a step-by-step guide to our process here. What used to be barren ground is now loaded with both wild and cultivated flowers that provide habitat and forage for… Continue reading Progress Report

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Sheet mulching 101

Once upon a time, there was no house.  Prior to 2009, this site was your typical Laurentian bush – swamp and forest, thick underbrush from past logging with medium growth deciduous and coniferous forest. Then a house was built – trees were cut, foundation was laid, and construction began.  Bringing in material is messy, and… Continue reading Sheet mulching 101