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Winter on it's way

posted 21 May 2017, 03:19 by D Graves   [ updated 21 May 2017, 03:22 ]
After some help from John, with a 'border' around the door, when he was visiting earlier this month, the dome is completed. This will keep more of the rain and wind out. Plantings doing well and looking forward to them thriving in Spring!dome completed

Also, John and I built this wood feeder for the heater in the greenhouse:
rocket mass heater wood feeder

Here is a short video of it in action:
It is working well and means the fire will burn for several hours without us having to check on it (as long as the pieces of wood are nice and long!).

The mushrooms are loving the wet March and bits of rain in Autumn. Here is a dense flush on the dam wall:
mushrooms

Another helper made a video of Dylan's answers to some general permaculture questions: