Tag Archives: BioChar

Snowy Day Musings and Wonderings

Incredibly dry 2016 growing season, in the southern Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. From mid-May through early July: no measurable rainfall. Two weeks of medium rainfall in July, then again, no measurable moisture until late October. Amazing, that in … Continue reading

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Winter at an Urban Oasis

  2015 has just slid in, under the closed front door; liked the woodstove’s gentle warmth, and decided to stay awhile… Each December, at Barefoot Permaculture, we  have a 2 weekend sale and open house : “Clay & Straw”, during … Continue reading

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Spring Tales of an Urban Oasis: Orchards, Bees & BioChar

Nice to have been keeping a flowering chart (since 1996) for our urban orchard. As each new fruit variety is added here at Barefoot Permaculture, so is its name added to our flowering chart (which records the date of first … Continue reading

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