Spring Permaculture Update: Part II

So much is happening on the farm these days that it won’t fit into one blog post. With three new interns and some dry, windy weather we are getting a lot of back-logged work done as well as seasonal chores. We recently expanded our annual beds…

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…and planted more tomatoes.

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We’ve patrolled for thistles, but after three years of manual control there are hardly any to be found.

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One of the first things we teach all new interns is pulling nails and salvaging timber.

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We’ve also been busy in the nursery.

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And planting native trees low on the property where soils stay moist year round.

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All hands on deck!

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Some other cool things happening on the farm are our first avocado flower buds forming.

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Our baby goats have become adolescent.

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And we have a new boar, but he’s still just a wee thing.

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Peace, Estwing

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