Category Archives: Soil Care

POP Field Trip: Truelove Seeds

All summations have a beginning, all effect has astory, all kindness begins with the sown seed.Thought buds toward radiance. The gospel oflight is the crossroads… Read More

Early Spring Orchard Care Tips

Happy Spring, Fellow Orchardists! With the past few weeks of balmy rain and bud and flower break, we wanted to remind you of some early spring tips for tending to… Read More

Building Living Soils with Biochar

  This edition of POP Tips written by 2016 Orchard Apprentice Alkebu-lan Marcus and Education Director Alyssa Schimmel. What if you could turn vegetative waste like twigs, wood… Read More

Poultry in Orchards

The permaculture chicken niche – http://permaculturenews.org/2013/05/12/managing-the-working-chicken-video/ Looking for an organic method of reducing insect pests in your orchard? You might want to consider poultry! There are… Read More

Soil Building: Sheet-mulching

Sheet mulching is a simple, cheap, and environmentally friendly technique that helps you build nutrient rich soil while also getting rid of pesky weeds or unwanted… Read More