Sunday, May 31, 2009
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Planting log 130509
The herb patch on the Hugelkultur bed , lavender , sage , basil and a tiny tomato seedling.
The Hugelkultur terrace, logs of wood held in place with metal stakes , actually scrap iron bars , filled with goodness of rotting wood .
Greywater tank filter with the salvaged mulch
Beans for some nitrogen fixing . I took a handful of organic store bought beans and threw them all over the place .
And zucchini , the only plant that seems to understand the urgency .
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Is it a bird, is it a ..........
Labels: bike awesome stunt
Thursday, May 07, 2009
In the midst of a densely urban setting in downtown Pasadena, radical change is taking root.
For over twenty years, the Dervaes family have transformed their home into an urban homestead. They harvest nearly 3 tons of organic food from their 1/10 acre garden while incorporating many back-to-basics practices, as well as solar energy and biodiesel. (Film's Runtime 15:44)