Reading Spring Blossoms

Reading Spring Blossoms

An important strategy for designing a food forest system is to choose plant species and cultivars that extend the harvest season throughout the year. In the springtime, we can read the blossoms of the landscape to teach us what trees will fruit early and which trees...
Eagles, Floodplains, and Permaculture

Eagles, Floodplains, and Permaculture

Greetings From the Floodplain, Listening to the land and observing the relationships between animals, plants, water, and soil provides the only true template for Regenerative Design. Good designers always take the time to listen, observe, and be curious about what...
Spring Vegetation Management of Nutrient Pumps

Spring Vegetation Management of Nutrient Pumps

Greetings from a blossoming California, With the vernal equinox around the corner spring has already sprung it’s growth and beauty on the West Coast. This is the time of year where we see all kinds of different vegetation management techniques been implemented. The...
Natural Check Dam Captures Massive Erosion

Natural Check Dam Captures Massive Erosion

Greetings from the Creek Bottom! While hiking in a beloved park I came upon this incredible scene. This creek is learning to deal with thousands of tons of erosive material that washed out of an enormous upstream gully. Trees on the bank of the creek fell into the...