Sorry I am late yet again but it has been one heck of a busy last couple of weeks around the OKA. The good news is I have a huge update for you this evening and there are more in the pipe mostly in the way of bee related videos and pics but more on that later. Continue reading
Category Archives: Permaculture
Roundup For A Sustainable Future.
Last Thursday the latest addition to the OKA herd made her grand entrance. Some of you who have been around or know us personally already know that Ma and I have a rather weird sense of humor. Continue reading
Rooter Pot Update and Other Things Goin On.
Other Peoples Trash
I made friends with a guy from down under, a fellow permie and an aficionado of all things nitrogen-fixer. We’ve made a couple trades and this go round I ended up with some varieties that are going to be questionable at best for the climate here on the farm. Continue reading
The last few days I have been getting my chop and drop on. Continue reading
Turns Out The World Is Round
That’s right it’s round and we didn’t fall off of it or anything we’ve just had a really weird and exciting winter. Never fear though, we are back and in top form. We will be ramping up the posts because we are going to be ramping up the projects here on Off Kilter Acres.
Late last fall our internet started acting wonky for lack of a better word. One minute it would run fine the next it was Continue reading
The Rooter Pot Experiment Pt. 01
I saw these Rooter Pots a while back and thought I might like to give them a shot. I made the purchase and then researched them. I didn’t find much on them so I hope that’s not a terrible thing. They are basically a special built tool for air layering. I have tried with a plastic bottle and I have tried with plastic Continue reading
They want you to feel good about the poison you spray.
This RM43 Weed Killer business showed up in my facebook feed the other day. I guess it showed up there because I tend to like gardening and general messing around on the farm. Now, what I do not like is spraying poison. Now, I figure at the very least all Continue reading
Battle Of The Invasives
I hear so much stuff about invasive plants. “Oh you don’t want to plant that it’s invasive!” or “You better get a jug of RoundUp! That stuff will take over.” About a year or so ago I found a plant growing in the woods across the road and inquired on social media as to what it was. It turns out the only right answer that I got was from a Kansas University Plant ID Twitter account. That person told me it was the “Dreaded Autumn Olive” Continue reading
Composting & More Repurposing
Ma here. Pa and I have been very busy this spring. Figured we’d best get another post up before we get too far behind. Check out or new compost bins, ain’t they just purty? Continue reading