Tag Archives: gardens

la caza de churros!

(the snail hunt!) best defense yet against invasive snails is applied human energy once a week their population is definitely kept in check right now. the test is likely to come when the rainy season returns, as they seem to … Continue reading

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En El Jardin

Plugging along in the garden. We dug up two of the beds for some hugelkultur-inspired experimentation. (Similar to a cold-frame project of mine that has been showing promising results in its first year. Read more about hugelkultur in general here.) … Continue reading

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Building a New Compost Pile

Vegetable gardening in the production zone presents a number of challenges (opportunities, hopefully). Clay soil – most of the biomass of a rainforest is above ground, alive in lush vegetation. The topsoil is notoriously thin (Terra preta being a notable … Continue reading

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