Category Archives: permaculture

Easy Care Fruit Trees and Shrubs

by Kate Wilson There’s something romantic in the idea of walking out into your yard and picking an apple off of your own tree and taking a big juice bite out of it! This notion becomes even more intense once … Continue reading

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Deer Control?

Written by Kate Wilson The most popular room in our house is the screen porch, despite its small and somewhat awkward size. Even on cold winter days, if the sun is out, we’re out on the porch. It happens to be … Continue reading

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Building a Cob Oven

  A few weeks ago, the Oakland staff had the unique opportunity to work with Weston Lombard of Solid Ground Farm and he taught us how to build a cob oven. Cob is nothing more than clay, water, straw, and … Continue reading

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