Category: Permaculture


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Sharing helpful tips and tricks as we travel to a more sustainable lifestyle.


The 12 Design Principles of Permaculture

12 Design Principles of Permaculture

Rebecca Flad 

Alright, so you’re ready to jump into permaculture. Last week we covered the very basics of permaculture and today, we’re here to go over the twelve design principles in even greater detail! You may surprised to discover just how far permaculture can extend into your daily life! Let’s get right into it then, shall we? Here […]

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raising backyard chickens

The Basics of Raising Backyard Chickens

Rebecca Flad 

When it comes to raising backyard chickens, nearly anyone can do it. This is unless your city prohibits chickens. Most commonly, there are ordinances on roosters, but some larger cities and suburbs are beginning to crack down on backyard chickens too. If you’re in one of these cities, keep fighting the good fight to get […]

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permaculture garden

The Basics of Permaculture

Rebecca Flad 

Not too long ago, I too was wondering what permaculture was, how to get started and why so many people were raving about it’s amazing benefits. So, like any curious person, I stocked up on books, read through countless articles and watched some videos. Okay, maybe I am the cat that got killed by curiosity, […]

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Hugelkultur

What is Hugelkultur?

Rebecca Flad 

Hugelkultur means hill culture or hill mound. You’ve probably seen them at least once in your lifetime, whether it be passing by a garden or on the internet. They’re those raised compost garden beds. Okay, it may not be as simple as that, but hugelkultur beds are commonly filled with decomposing wood. They are also […]

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