I'm in the process of overhauling this site to reflect the fact that I'm shifting the business's focus toward permaculture design. There are a number of reasons why I'm doing this:
Ragweed pollen affects millions of allergy sufferers, but only when it blooms in late summer. This International Ragweed Day (tomorrow, June 21), learn how to put it to constructive use in your garden!
Read the full article at Permaculture News!
I've been asked to give six 20-minute talks to middle-school students tomorrow on the topic of "Sustainability." I decided not to pull any punches! See the presentation here: http://prezi.com/onnnfjxpltdv/edit/#0_24309637
Comfrey (Symphytum spp.) has a great reputation as a "dynamic accumulator" of soil nutrients, but there's precious little published evidence of this fact. I decided to do my part to change that, with the help of some before-and-after soil tests.
Read the whole story at Permaculture News.
Back in September, I attended a class in Kansas City on Designing Edible Forest Gardens, and while there I was interviewed by Craig Lubow for EcoRadio KC. (The instructors of the class not unavailable to interview.) You can listen to it here -- the interview begins at 38:43 and ends at 58:20.
I just read an article that is a thought-provoking critique of permaculture, by none other than Peter Harper of the Center for Appropriate Technology.
revised 1/28/2013 for presentation at Butler Community College, El Dorado, KS.