Hugelkulturis an old German concept/word meaning “hill-culture”. Wood is buried under topsoil (either in a hole or right on the ground) and as it breaks down, it holds lots of moisture and provides sustained nutrients for plant growth.
We’ve been wanting to try some Hugelkultur mounds at some point but I have had a bit of an eyesore that has needed dealt with for a while see in May of 2011 we decided that we wanted to get a few paw paw trees. Continue reading →
Ma here. I’d like to introduce Enloe, 11 weeks old, 20 pounds of loving puppy sweetness. His mom is a Catahoula mix and dad is full blood Great Pyrenees. Enloe is the newest addition to Off-Kilter Acres. Were we planning on another dog? Continue reading →
Ma here, I promised myself again and again that this year I was not, I repeat NOT getting any new baby chicks. I’ve been repeating no. no. no in my mind for months now. So why do you see a baby chick sitting in my hand? Continue reading →
At one point a couple years back, you could find me in the kitchen on a regular basis baking up all kinds of sweets and goodies. I must admit that I laid off for quite a while for several reasons, the biggest of which was that my friend Will Power seems to have run off with little Miss Patience. Continue reading →
I have been so stir crazy with the spring taking its time getting here that just about every waking minute is spent thinking about permaculture, thinking about all the fruit trees and berry bushes and garden veggies that I have to plant that it’s just about to make me go crazy. But today at lunch I remembered a project that we talked about, and actually started, before we were plunged in to the Continue reading →