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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.Β  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.Β  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.Β  Bringing in material is messy, and… Continue reading Sheet mulching 101

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Exude

Post-holiday reading frenzy! Winter includes a lot of hunkering down and that’s not always a bad thing. We received many wonderful books as gifts, mostly of the food growing and reaping variety. The gardening season is 5 months away by that doesn’t stop us from tracing our future along the contours of snowy hills. Here’s… Continue reading Exude