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2013 Homestead Permaculture Design Course (PDC) – Registration now open 1

In the midst of summer we are turning our thoughts to the fall. Now is the time to start plants for your fall garden.  You can also plant a second round of summer veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans and summer squash.  They will have plenty of time to ripen before the first frost – ...

Soil Food Web Compost Tea

The other day we decided to show the apprentices of the Ecovillage Training Center how to make a biological compost tea.  We started out by getting our supplies.  Thermophilic compost, five gallon bucket, aquarium pump and stones, biodynamic prep 501, fish fertilizer, sea kelp, comfrey, water, molasses, and some solar power.  We then proceeded to ...