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

Three days of growth

Squash seedlings

I was gone Friday through Sunday at a writing retreat, and the garden exploded both inside and out while I was away.

Ripe strawberry


Heading broccoli


Tomato flowers


Potted eggplant and brussels sprouts

Which means it's time to leave the keyboard, weed, and transplant!

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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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Comment by Jayne Wead Wed May 23 07:10:43 2018

Hi Anna and Mark,

I am wondering how the lessons of 'no-till' -- The one straw revolution -- might apply to making your lives easier?


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