Tag Archives: water harvesting

Swale Update

  We’ve had quite a bit of rain lately- giving us a chance to see our new swales in action.  Our previous post gave the skinny on our goals with the swales, if you are curious.  The seeds we spread … Continue reading

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Earthworks for Water Harvesting

  One end of our property has a stream bed that is dry almost all of the time, accept when we have heavy rains.  It is fed by uphill runoff and springs to some degree.  In 2010 heavy water flow, … Continue reading

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Planting on Contour

We are now into our 5th growing season at Peace of Earth Farm.  In the beginning there were many trees to clear and garden beds to create.  Our initial strategy was to start building gardens close to the house and … Continue reading

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