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Humid August in an Urban Oasis

   Record amounts of moisture for western North Carolina (including Asheville, home of Barefoot Permaculture’s permacultureasheville.com). By mid-July, we were already several inches above the average total yearly amount. For the first time in our garden/orchard history, water was not … Continue reading

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Urban Oasis Mid-Summer 013 Musings…

  A soft, Sunday morning, gentle patter of July rain. During early hours 4/10” fell onto a soil already softened from an unusual first 10 days of just under a foot of rain. At the time of this posting (24 … Continue reading

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Spring Tales From An Urban Oasis

Our protective strategies during the last two gnashings of late season icy teeth, paid off. Our Greek Village Figs, shown in previous posting, have 59 large, ripening figs (early crop on last years’ new wood) as well as lots of … Continue reading

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Musings Of A 12th Night Merrymaker

After an enjoyable yet slow paced first 9 months of 2011, just as our Moonglow pears were picked and stored in a cooler, my year took off at a gallop that lasted 3 months, mostly away from home. First was … Continue reading

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