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Roasting bay (laurel) nuts in a popcorn popper

Roasting bay (laurel) nuts in a popcorn popper

sustainable+agiculture+designing+small+farm | Permaculture: designing for a sustainable future

Permaculture: designing for a sustainable future

The Land that Keeps Giving... an article about living off the land, four season farming, and no pesticides. I want to read this man's book!

Living Off the Land in Maine, Even in Winter

Mason Jar Soil Test  |  Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay. A #Toolsforyourvegetablegarden

Mason Jar Soil Test | Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay. A #Toolsforyourvegetablegarden

Permaculture design is a system of assembling conceptual, material, and strategic components in a pattern which functions to benefit life in all its forms.

Balcony Garden Dreaming: Low-tech tricks for drawing your edible garden ideas into reality

Willow spiling is the most common and best known green solution for bank revetment. The technique uses woven living willow to form flexible, live, growing structures which resist and deflect water flows, enabling the bank and vegetation to naturally re-generate and stabilise to prevent further erosion.

Willow spiling for bank revetment. The technique uses woven living willow to form flexible, live, growing structures that resist and deflect water flows, enabling the bank and vegetation to naturally re-generate and stabilise to prevent further erosion.

Construct a Chicken Moat for effective garden pest control. Surround your garden with this double-fenced chicken run to keep bugs at bay.  The moat is simply a strip of dry land, enclosed by two 2 parallel fences, which surround the garden. Throughout the day, the hen patrol moves all around the garden (but never in it), munching on all those things hens love: weeds, seeds, worms, tiny pieces of stones and (best of all) bugs.  Read more: (mother earth news)

Construct a Chicken Moat for Garden Pest Control

Construct a chicken moat for effective garden pest control. Surround your garden with this double-fenced chicken run to keep bugs at bay. Let chickens take over your garden pest control efforts with this innovative "chicken moat.

The key to this super-cheap but fully featured and large greenhouse is recycling. If you go out and buy the components, however, it will still run you only $200 at most. The results speak for themselves, with a massive space to plant and grown greenery of any stripe.

15 Easy DIY Greenhouses For Your Backyard

What is a Food Forest? | Edible East Bay

What is a Food Forest?

I've tried my fair share of natural weed killers. Here's what works (and what's less than stellar) at keeping weeds at bay.

I've tried my fair share of natural weed killers. Here's what works (and what's less than stellar) at keeping weeds at bay.

Build a Gypsy Wagon in the Woods - All It Takes Is Ingenuity, Elbow Grease And (mostly) Recycled Components | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Build a Gypsy Wagon in the Woods - All It Takes Is Ingenuity, Elbow Grease And (mostly) Recycled Components!

How to Build a Gypsy Caravan from Recycled Materials. Have you ever dreamed of creating a small sanctuary in the woods? Rachel Ross explains how you can build a relatively inexpensive Gypsy caravan from recycled materials.

How to homestead wherever you are with what you have. Learn to become more self-reliant by providing basic needs such as food, shelter and clothing.

How to Homestead - (Not Quite) Like Grandma Used to Do

You don't have to move off grid to learn how to homestead. Just take a lesson from grandma and work to provide for your family with the best of old and new.

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