The Power of Earthworks Terraces for Small Farms. Unlock benefits like erosion control, water preservation, and thriving crops with these straightforward strategies.
Keep nutrients, reduce soil loss, and protect your land with erosion control methods. Erosion control planting prevents future maintenance problems.
Erosion control is the practice of managing runoff from storms. Controlling erosion prevents water pollution, soil loss, and wildlife habitat loss.
Asking how to clear trails by hand misses the larger challenges of trail maintenance. Here’s how to manage larger trail systems that are overgrown or in disrepair.
An exciting year for the Martinsville Eco-House, part of Prosperity Homestead’s Permaculture Demonstration Site. From corrective brick work on chimney and old furnace exhaust, to timbering the property to correct erosion problems.
The right paths can reduce mud, but they can also retain water. They make access to your growing areas much more enjoyable. What I did was dug 24″ deep trenches about 24″ across the top on contour with double reach beds in between, then filled those trenches with shredded wood chips. This post is for
It was a pleasure to help with the largest hugelkultur bed in Henry County VA (Ridgeway) — quite possibly the largest in all of south central Virginia. At more than 240 feet long this earthworks will hold more than 35,906 gallons of water. This post is for Members Only.
Every inch of rain has the potential to wash away tones of soil. Erosion control helps preserve nutrients, protects growing spaces, and lowers costs.