the permaculture orchard: beyond organic is available for download on june 1st!

May 30 2014

Click here to download this video on June 1st!
The orchard can be a magical place; endless acres of peaches, pears, or apples in gorgeous bloom by the roadside, producing delicious fruit . But an orchard, by definition, is a monocultural crop – [continue reading]

Growing Raspberries this Summer in Your Family Garden

May 8 2013
5 Simple Steps for Pruning Raspberries Picking ripe raspberries straight off of their canes and popping them into your mouth is a summer delight that kids can carry with them into adulthood as fond memories from their childhood! But perhaps no other small fruit commonly found in Western MA  gardens mystify their owners as do [continue reading]

Fresh Berries from the Garden!

Apr 10 2013
Pruning Blueberry Bushes April is a great month to get the family outdoors and getting their landscape ready for the spring. Families can rake the leaves missed in October, pick up fallen branches, cut perennials back… But the pruning of shrubs is not quite as obvious of a spring chore. While many varieties of shrubs [continue reading]

5 Late Winter Family Gardening Tips

Mar 13 2013
5 Gardening Tips for Late Winter Spring is just around the corner and planning your garden with your kids while there’s still snow on the ground can be both fun and educational.  There’s no shortage of garden prep that you can be doing right now. Here are five things you can do to plan and [continue reading]



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