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Bob Ewing
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Attended Ryerson
Lives in Canada, east coast
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Mulching Tips
There are a number of benefits to adding mulch to your garden beds. They include: 1-water/moisture conservation - mulch works like a sponge in that it will hold water and nutrients close to the soil, shields the soil from the drying effects of sun as well a...
There are a number of benefits to adding mulch to your garden beds. They include: 1-water/moisture conservation - mulch works like a sponge in that it will hold water and nutrients close to the soil, shields the soil from t...
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The Season's First Robin
I have been looking but not expecting to see my first robin of the season. this is a personal yearly tradition, the robin, along with coltsfoot, signal the true arrival of Spring and indicate that growing season is near. This year the snow has kept both the...
I have been looking but not expecting to see my first robin of the season. this is a personal yearly tradition, the robin, along with coltsfoot, signal the true arrival of Spring and indicate that growing season is near. This...
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Trees Backyard April 11, 2014

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Landscaping with Fruit: A Brieif Book Review
Lee Reich’s
recent book , Landscaping with Fruit from Storey Publishing shows you how to
have a great looking yard and eat it too. The subtitle of this guide gives an indication of what waits
inside; “Strawberry groundcovers,
blueberry hedges, grape arbors...
Lee Reich’s recent book, Landscaping with Fruit from Storey Publishing shows you how to have a great looking yard and eat it too. The subtitle of this guide gives an indication of what waits inside; “Strawberry groundcovers, ...
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The Resilient Gardener
Gardeners pay close attention to weather forecasts, however, even the
best forecaster does not always get the long term conditions right. The
gardener can consult an almanac or a ground hog but whatever they do,
there is little substitute for the underst...
Gardeners pay close attention to weather forecasts, however, even the best forecaster does not always get the long term conditions right. The gardener can consult an almanac or a ground hog but whatever they do, there is litt...
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Considering Chickens: First Thoughts
Keeping your own chickens and harvesting their eggs is a step
towards being able to feed yourself during tough economic times. In
addition to the food value of the eggs, there is the economic value in
the ability to trade some eggs for other items and ha...
Keeping your own chickens and harvesting their eggs is a step towards being able to feed yourself during tough economic times. In addition to the food value of the eggs, there is the economic value in the ability to trade som...
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Food Is the Entry Point to a Strong Regional Economy
Food production in urban centres may well be the place to
begin developing strong local economies. To begin with everyone has to eat and
most of us want to do so on a regular basis. This is a common ground that can
be used to bring people together to discus...
Food production in urban centres may well be the place to begin developing strong local economies. To begin with everyone has to eat and most of us want to do so on a regular basis. This is a common ground that can be used to...
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backyard Apple Tree; Late August 2013

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Flowers That Speak of Love
The Acacia blossom represents concealed love and chaste love
while Arbutus says I only love you. The Aster is the symbol of Love and
daintiness. The red Chrysanthemum says I love you while a yellow
Chrysanthemum speaks of a love slighted. The Daffodil te...
The Acacia blossom represents concealed love and chaste love while Arbutus says I only love you. The Aster is the symbol of Love and daintiness. The red Chrysanthemum says I love you while a yellow Chrysanthemum speaks of a l...
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In his circles
80 people
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138 people
Juanita Brooks's profile photo
Susan Holland's profile photo
Amanda Hachey's profile photo
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Sophia Novack's profile photo
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project designer-developer
Employment
  • self
    project design, present
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Currently
Canada, east coast
Previously
Toronto
Story
Tagline
change yourself, change your world
Introduction
It is time, actually, it is well past time, for a new narrative; a new relationship to all around us.
Education
  • Ryerson
    social work, 1977 - 1981
  • Permaculture Visions
    Permaculture, 1999 - 2000
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