Category Archives: Permaculture Property Design

A Glacial Sheet Mulch! Like the Ice Age, but cardboard and straw!

I finally made my new garden bed with a cozy Sheet Mulch! Before: And After: Since I moved into my new community garden plot last fall, I have been trying to scrounge, gather, or acquire,  by mostly legal means, the … Continue reading

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Architects, Farmers and Utopias, Oh My!

In a recent article on Io9, I came across this article: 10 Failed Utopian Cities that Influenced the Future Reading through the Utopian dreams and failed society reboots of architects like Frank Lloyd Wright and industrialist Henry Ford, I can’t … Continue reading


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Building Tim, The Tiny Worm Tower!

When I first moved out to the HQ on the Heart Diamond Ranch, my first project was to establish a small, but intensive food garden. I chose a location with easy access to water, the appropriate amount of sunshine hours … Continue reading

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Permaculture Design on the Rath Property in Ruidoso, New Mexico: Part 1

On Monday June 4th, 2012 at 3:00 PM, lightning sparked a fire in the White Mountain Wilderness near Ruidoso, New Mexico. Before it was contained, the Little Bear fire devastated over 44,000 acres of forest, grassland and homes, fueled by a thick understory … Continue reading

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