Permaculture Tips and Tricks

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Spend lots of time in the hammock.... Guest (not verified) Observing is a key principle of Permaculture. I've found that the best observing is done from a hammock. Spend as much time as possible in the hammock!read more 07/12/2009 0
Nine tips for chemical-free home weed control Kirsten By Travis W. Gannon, Ph.D., and Fred H. Yelverton, Ph.DWeed Science Society of AmericaIf you're taking a chemical-free approach to home weed control, you've most likely discovered it can be a more 08/4/2013 0
Observe from your hammock Guest (not verified) Spend lots of time in the shade in your hammock! You can really get a good sense for how nature does more 08/16/2009 0
Always add vitamins and electrolytes to water for newly hatched chicks! Kirsten Always add vitamins and electrolytes to water for newly hatched chicks. If they don't receive enough vitamin E in the first 8 weeks, or so, their brains may not develop properly; they may more 07/21/2013 0
Homemade Mosquito (or Fly) Catcher Kirsten Found this on facebook..Modern technology has brought us many benefits, including mosquito traps that cost hundreds of dollars, but sometimes we overlook simple solutions to difficult challenges more 08/11/2013 0
Top 9 plants you can't kill in Texas Kirsten Birds & Blooms — America's # 1 Bird & Garden Magazine — has compiled a list of the top nine plants for Texas that are not only tough as nails, but pretty, too! So turn your black thumb into more 07/25/2013 0
Use a clothes line instead of your dryer Guest (not verified) Hanging your clothes to dry on the clothes line has many benefits - for starters, it saves energy, money, and time.
It's especially good in the summer to keep your  house from being heated up by more
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Selling Backyard Eggs (not at a Farmer's Market) - Rules, Regulations, Licenses, etc. Kirsten I sent three emails to various agencies asking for clarification on selling eggs. Here's the reply from the one agency who had a substantive reply. Please note that I edited his email address at more 07/25/2013 2
Organic Gardening Rules Kirsten By Tom Harris, Ph.D.The Hill Country GardenerMalcolm Beck is a San Antonio organic gardening guru who is known all over the country. Over the last 50+ years he has developed six basic rules more 08/4/2013 0
Soil Amendments Kirsten When we create organic gardens we usually add rock dust and other things to make the soil better for gardening. These amendments are intended to support the soil food web, rather than harming more 07/21/2013 0