Many lessons learned with this one. At least the bed now has worms!
The Fig Variety Database can help you avoid buying duplicate or similar varieties, thus saving money. When using the FVDB variety search function, it is helpful to understand a few things (see video below): The variety search field will provide suggestions once you begin typing in the field. The variety search function will search on … Read moreFig Variety Database – Using the Variety Search Function
After getting my hands down into the soil of my swales, I’m totally sold as to their effectiveness.
Some have asked how things are going with my fig trees, so here ya go (in four parts):
Diverging from the Going Off-Grid series, I thought an update on what I’ve been doing would be in order. I call it, “Heading back to Eden”.
The costs of off-grid systems have come down over the years. However, solar power is still no small investment. But there are significant savings to be had by reducing our electric energy footprint. So, to put first things first, we’ll take a look at ways we can reduce electricity needs.
In order to build more familiarity with off-grid solar systems, we take a high-level overview of my home solar system.
Much of the Higher Octave audience would consider themselves “self-reliant” or “self-sufficient”, or at least striving to be so. I, too, am in that camp. But a series of recent personal events has caused me to consider a balance to this approach to life.