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I ordered my trees from Stark Bros and had them delivered in July, not a suggested time for tree planting but it is what it is. I immediately began my earthworks after placing the order. Then I painted tree stakes and laid out my plantings. I finished just in time. I was amazed at how

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I had originally planned on doing a single post to sum up the earthworks I had done. However, it was so long I had to break it into two parts. The previous Earthworks post was all about the construction. This post is all about the swales and basins in action. Our driveway is a nightmare

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Once I caught on to permaculture it took very little time for me to put it into action. My first priority was to set up a few swales for the fruit trees I’d ordered.  It took me several days to dig out all of the swales. Of course, it may have gone faster if I

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I’d like to welcome you to Peacock Orchard. I am excited to have you join me in my pursuit of a sustainable and delicious life for myself and my children. I thought I would start with some background: I was born in the “burbs” in Cheyenne, Wyoming. I know, don’t laugh, I really am saying