Creating a Life of Plenty

July 8, 2014
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A Master Class in Gardening: Part 3, Mount Vernon’s Espaliers and Cordons

Espalier is the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth for the production of fruit, by pruning and tying branches to a frame, frequently in formal patterns, flat against a structure such as a wall, fence, or … Continue reading

July 7, 2014
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A Master Class in Gardening: Part 2, Building the Soil Organically

The principles of sustainability have been forgotten over the decades since the industrial revolution and particularly since the advent of modern industrial farming.  The simple concepts seem so foreign and new age to us today because we have lost touch … Continue reading