Category Archives: Permaculture Farming

Winter Babies – Goats, Rabbits, BSF Larvae

As I was preparing my house for the rental market I figured I’d give the rabbits some time outside in the yard. They cleared up all the weeds and ate the remainder of the winter kale. They also made some … Continue reading

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Swimming With the Fishes – The Death of My Aquaponics System

Here in the Pacific Northwest our climate is not conducive to growing Tilapia, but I wanted to try it anyway. Unfortunately keeping the water temperature warm enough for the fish was not practical in our outdoor system and with the … Continue reading

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Greening My Very Own Desert – Planting in Harsh Climates

With the recent fires, the super hot/dry summer, and the unfinished well I don’t exactly have the ideal scenario for planting vegetation on the property. In the past I did some fairly in depth research on the work of Geoff … Continue reading

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Well, That Sucks – Fixing Our Burnt Up Well

Many of the components of our well burned up in a fire a few months ago. We have now had 2 fires come across our property since it’s purchase a few months ago. Getting water flowing again was at the top of … Continue reading

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FIRE!

The news said the fire was causing a stage 3 evacuation of the town where our farm was located, and we were about to drive straight into the center of it. Sometimes there is no right answer to a situation. … Continue reading

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Hive Split – Turning 1 Hive into 2

When a strong bee colony begins to get crowded they will swarm and go find a new home. Beekeepers don’t want their investment to fly away, so one way to prevent swarming is to divide your hive into two hives. … Continue reading

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