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Preparing the permaculture garden canvas

Preparing the canvas is the beginning of any painting. What you paint on determines, to a large degree, the quality of the outcome. I know a painter that used oil paints on slabs of wood when he couldn’t afford canvas. The slabs were sometimes planed and polished, and sometimes left raw. Two totally different effects [...]

By | 2017-06-14T06:58:02+00:00 June 17th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Divide and conquer

It’s exponential. Remember that concept from grade school? “Use exponentially when you want to say that something's increasing quickly by large amounts. Your friends and colleagues will be pleased to hear that your vocabulary is growing exponentially. The root of exponentially is the French verb exponere, meaning “to put out.”” Hahaha. ‘To put out’. That’s what can happen, when you get a [...]

By | 2017-05-24T18:44:00+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Hiring-Garden Manager

Snow's Hillhouse Microfarm and Vacation Rental is looking for a qualified, experienced, and knowledgeable gardener to oversee small-scale production of food and flowers and do yard maintenance, starting June 5th. This seasonal position generally begins in March with seed starting and continues through harvest, with hours increasing to 20-30 hours per week as the growing season [...]

By | 2017-05-23T18:36:12+00:00 May 18th, 2017|BLOG, Jobs|0 Comments