All About Herbs

Welcome to the first post of many dealing with herbs. 

Herbs are one of my favorite plants as they provide so many benefits to us as humans and to the ecosystem they’re a part of.  There are so many wonderful herbs that will grow in our area it seems almost limitless as the uses and places we can plant them.  Just a few benefits of herbs are: Continue reading “All About Herbs”

What is a banana circle? Why you want one and how to install it.

Have you ever heard of a banana circle?  It was a recent discovery of mine and one I wondered about for quite some time before deciding to actually install one myself.  Bananas are cheap so I figured it would be best to dedicate the room to other types of fruit trees instead of bananas that only produce once and then die.  However, there are many benefits to having a banana circle that may entice you to consider one or more into your permaculture design.

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The Need for Permaculture Design & Education in Southeast TX!

I have found there is a need for professional permaculture design in my region. I have only been able to find a single designer in the Houston area through all my searching and ironically I didn’t even find him from searching, he was a name mentioned in Toby Hemmingway’s book Gaia’s Garden.  This is not good for the nation’s 3rd largest city! Continue reading “The Need for Permaculture Design & Education in Southeast TX!”