The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.



We sprinkled orchardgrass seeds on a few bare spots last winter. The grass grew slow and the weeds grew fast, so only a few clumps survived.

But the orchardgrass is staying green deep into the winter. Perhaps it has potential as late goat browse?

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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