Berkeley Composting Method

January 14, 2017

The Berkeley Composting Method, sometimes called rapid composting, is possibly one of the most efficient ways of composting material quickly, and without much loss in organic matter.  But what is it?  And what are some of the benefits and negatives I’ve seen in its use over the years. Background I first learnt about the Berkeley … Read More

What is Regenerative Garden Design?

What is Regenerative Garden Design?

January 6, 2017

What is Regenerative Garden Design? The term regenerative garden design is not something new or unique to the way of practicing and designing gardens.  In many ways it’s a term built from the multiple fields and disciplines that I’ve come in contact with over the years.  There are three major contributors: the sustainability movement in Architecture, the permaculture … Read More

HappyDays 293

HappyDays 293

August 1, 2016

#HappyDays 293 Seeing what one man, a shovel and a lot of bricks can create 18 months down the line.

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HappyDays 292

April 6, 2016

#HappyDays 292 Wonderful hikes into the mountains to see tiny hidden gems and beautiful views

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HappyDays 291

March 28, 2016

#HappyDays 291 (Berkley)”How long is it going to taker to hike to the beach?” (me)3 hours? (berkley)”nooooo…. more like an hour” –Guess who was right–

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HappyDays 290

March 28, 2016

#HappyDays 290 One year ago this same shot looked nothing like this. Everything that you see what made by my own hands and with my designed systems.

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HappyDays 289

March 22, 2016

#HappyDays 289 Forgetting that the hardest boss I’ve ever worked for is definitely myself, need to learn to take breaks or sleep in or both.

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HappyDays 288

March 21, 2016

#HappyDays 288 Arrived to find a garden that, though slightly abandoned, is very much alive and among the two meter tall borages were many of the plants I originally planted as well as many who had self seeded.

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HappyDays 287

March 20, 2016

#HappyDays 287 When i first started learning Spanish I wanted more then anything to be able to explain thing, and now I can give most of a demonstration on microbiology inoculations and even answer questions for the most part in Spanish ^^

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HappyDays 286

March 14, 2016

#HappyDays 286 Making new friends and seeing old ones is why I travel.