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Earth Medicine -(Nettle & Seaweed Protectors)

Nettle Nourishment!  Links on stinging nettle, seaweed, & other green medicines, including low dose radiation protection idea. 

Nourishing Stinging Nettle (Urtica sp.)- Once juiced, blended, dried & crushed, or cooked they lose their "sting" and are the temperate climates first spring wild…


Added by Heather K on April 9, 2011 at 4:22pm — 2 Comments

Videos- Permaculture & Horticultural Lectures -plus- Edible Forest Garden Talks


Gardens of Destiny (creating edible forest gardens & seed-saving)…


Added by Heather K on February 6, 2011 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Herbal Medicine-Making Resources: Websites-Equipment-Books

Nourishing ourselves through a living relationship with plants & fungi on the land we walk on is a lifelong journey. A first step in deepening our herbal medicine making knowledge is to learn to safely & respectfully harvest for wild salads, soups, teas, salves &…


Added by Heather K on November 28, 2010 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

Celt's Garden - Walking the Talk, in Baby Steps

Watch the weather now. When the nights start to drop below 50 degrees F, it's time to get the green tomatoes. If you have your tomatoes on stakes, you may be able to drop the stakes and cover the vines with row cover (Remay, Gro-Therm.) Mine are a happy sprawl of vines and cages, so I'm going with Plan B: go out this weekend and harvest all the tomatoes. Packed in shallow fruit boxes with newspaper above, below and between layers, they will keep indoors. Keep it to two layers deep maximum, as… Continue

Added by Celt M. Schira on September 24, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Cover Crops-Green Manures & Soil Restoration

With Pleasure I Walk through our small garden, tossing cover crops seeds under the still standing fall plants, knowing the seeds when sprouted will protect the soil from erosion, increase soil tilth, increase bio-mass, and result in some food for both the birds & our family.

My Favorite Autumn Cover Crops for Sowing are Crimson Clover, Fava Beans, & Tyfon Greens.

I often spread a thin layer of straw (not seedy hay), onto any bare soil. Be careful not to…


Added by Heather K on October 11, 2009 at 3:30am — 12 Comments

A Friendly Permaculture Critique of the Obamas’ Vegetable Garden

Another great blog post from Rob Hopkins at Transition Culture...

A Friendly Permaculture Critique of the Obamas’ Vegetable Garden

by Rob Hopkins, Transition Culture

If I had written it as a Transition Tale in the Transition Handbook, it would have ranked as being even more ridiculous than the Beckhams’ cob retirement house. However, here we are, and Michelle Obama has started to dig up part of the White House lawn and turn it into a vegetable… Continue

Added by David MacLeod on March 25, 2009 at 12:02pm — 3 Comments

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