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Vegetariat · 3W ago

Six Years of Permaculture

In February, 2011, I signed the contract with Roger Boddaert to create a permaculture fo...
Vegetariat · 1M ago

Installing a Swale

Last Saturday we hosted our first workshop of 2017, featuring Alden Hough of Sky Mountain ...
Vegetariat · 1M ago

Earthworks Workshop

Happy March! Finch Frolic Garden is officially open, and the trees are bursting into leaf and bloom. Birds are twitterpating and the ten inches of rain we’ve received since October are slowl...
Vegetariat · 3M ago

Zone 0: Taking Care of Yourself

I just spoke with a vibrant, funny friend of mine who happens to be in her 90’s. She told me that she had slipped in the bathtub and couldn’t get out (it was dry) for a day and a half. Cont...
Vegetariat · 3M ago

Manipulating Cold

In areas such as here in flatland San Diego we don’t receive a lot of cold. We’re growing ...
Vegetariat · 4M ago

Swales and Basins in Action!

This week here in Fallbrook, CA, at Finch Frolic Garden we received almost three inches of...
Vegetariat · 4M ago

Jackfruit: The Largest Fruit in the World

I'd heard a lot about vegetarians using unripe jackfruit in the place of pulled pork becau...
Vegetariat · 5M ago

2016 Marketplace and Last Tours of the Year

Our Marketplace is extended to Sunday, Nov. 20th, 9 – 2! At Finch Frolic we’ve come to celebrate the end of our season with a Marketplace. This year our Marketplace will happen one day only,...
Vegetariat · 5M ago

Adventures with Fruit: Pindo (Jelly) Palms

Evaluating the usefulness of the plants in your yard is a big part of permaculture; once you understand what each plant does, you will know if it is useful either to you, to wildlife or to t...
Vegetariat · 5M ago

Ghostly Spring Rolls

Vegetariat began as mostly a food blog. Now I talk more about growing food than cooking but if you go through the archives you'll find a lot of recipes. This one I thought was so cute that I...