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I have been developing a process that directs the energy (and manure) of the chicken into a specific piece of soil. Rather than unleash the chickens in the garden I decided to take the garden (at least bits of it) to them.
January 31, 2010
I first heard about the Stirrup hoe from Nelson Lebo during his interview on Two Beers with Steve. As it sounded like a must have tool I set about finding one. It turns out this hoe is known by many different names, including: - Stirrup Hoe - Hula Hoe - Scuffle Hoe - Oscillating Hoe
After a bit of searching around the web I purchased mine from Koanga (see link below) http://www.koanga.org.nz/shop/garden/hu...
September 02, 2010
A low-tech method for small scale production of biochar, a valuable soil additive. I used douglas fir cones that I raked up from around the trees, packed in the central canister and 'baked' with a fire of coal and wood scraps from the workshop. http://www.holon.se/folke/carbon/simple...
September 25, 2010
Explore the extensive, established forest garden
Learn how to create and exploit niches
Mixed and companion planted polycultures and guilds
Plant succession for ecosystem transition and transformation
Working with chooks, ducks and pigs
Overview of useful hand tools
Digital presentation / slideshow in bad weather