Alaska's Permaculture Community
We've been spoiled. Here in Spenard we normally don't see too many mosquitos but this year they have been legion at the house. Because I don't like to use chemicals on my body anymore than on my garden, I have been doing what I call episodic gardening. I work up front for a short while, then zoom to the back to do some work and when I can't dodge the little drillers anymore I go inside for a bit.
We are "snowbirds" and because the spring in the midwest was also late we…Continue
Posted by Cathy Alcorn on June 18, 2013 at 7:04pm
It was too hot to take notes, but the gist of it was:
1. We will keep the Ning Site because it's the only way to find us. There are people refusing to use Facebook.
2. We need someone to run the Ning site.
3. We need to fundraise for the Ning site ($200/year)
a. Christine would like to donate money
b. Dohn would like to ask for donations at the garden tour
c. Leslie P. would like us to have a booth at the Harvest…Continue
Posted by Cindee Karns on June 18, 2013 at 6:48pm
Hi, I am going to be commercial fishing out of Kenai June 20 to about August 8. Do you know anybody who would like to water my gardens while I am gone in trade for enjoying the organic vegetables like lettuces, kales, chard, snap peas, beet greens, herbs, strawberries, raspberries, etc.? I live in Roger's Park, mid-town. Also, does anybody know of a reasonable lawn cutting business? Please call me at 274-4242. Thanks! Liz
I couldn't figure out how to reply to the email I got about whether or not to keep the ning site up, since the email address was a do-not-reply to one, so I'm replying this way. Although I don't come to the ning site often, there are nuggets here that I don't see any place else. Unless we can get everyone up to speed on facebook the ning site will still be my go to site for things like Liz' information about her round houses she's participating in designing or the local seed company in…Continue