Year 1 Evaluation of Back to Eden Experience

I wanted to evaluate my first year experience with the Back to Eden garden. I decided to break the experience into sections: preparation, planting, productivity, weeding and watering, overall experience. My rating scale is from 1-10 with 1 being unsuccessful and 10 being absolute success. The effort to reward ratio will be covered in the … Continue reading Year 1 Evaluation of Back to Eden Experience

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Outside Day

My son heard the words, "work outside" and he decided he was ready to go. On the docket for today is swale digging! I marked out the land contour last weekend so this weekend my husband is taking the opportunity to begin digging. I have to admit, when I put time and effort into researching … Continue reading Outside Day

Marking Land Contour Lines

Ive decided I missed my calling in working with permaculture and land design elements, so I'm sprinting to catch up to it. We have to dig a swale on the property to control water flow across the land and to divert it away from our garden area.  First I had to determine the contour lines … Continue reading Marking Land Contour Lines