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Sunday, 14 October

06:19

Forest Gardening in Practice

I have been developing a bit of a forest garden in my urban back yard, so when Tomas Remiarzs new book, Forest Gardening in Practice, was offered as a prize at permies.com I decided to see if I could win a copy. I am pleased to report that I actually did win a copy of this very informative book.

It features an in depth look at the history of the development of forest gardens, or food forests, and why they are becoming so popular around the world. The concept is only about three decades old, and seems to have taken root in Great Britain, where Robert Hart was an early adopter. His property is one of many around the world that are profiled as case histories in the book.

This approach to gardening draws heavily on permaculture principles, so the importance of understanding how ecosystems evolve with many layers of plants, soil, insects, humans and other animals is stressed. There is a step-by-step guide to how to create your own food forest. The book is heavily illustrated with color photographs and other imagery.

Forest Gardening in Practice  is intended for private gardens as well as community endeavors. And then if you get the bug to go into business with your forest garden, there is much advice for doing that as well. All in all, I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the concept of maximizing the potential edible output of your land in an ecologically benign way.

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Saturday, 13 October

13:00

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 447 Funky Junk Interiors

Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 447 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello my friends! I hope you are enjoying the fall season that appears to be in full throttle mode in most areas! Its chilly when I bike ride, so I must look like quite a sight! Heavy jacket, gloves, joggers []

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04:00

LIVE PODCAST TOUR: Come join us for Good Company on the Road! Design*Sponge

Im so excited to announce that Im heading out on the road to celebrate the new Fear(less) issue of Good Company Magazine with a live podcast tour! What does that mean? Ill be traveling to NYC, San Fransisco, Minneapolis and Seattle to host a panel event with local creatives where well be talking about how we face and overcome our biggest fears.

But the best part is: well be recording the panel LIVE for the Good Company Podcast which means that your questions will be answered on air and available to listen to  in podcast (and transcript) form for anyone around the world! Want to join us? Grab a ticket or sign up at the links below and well see you on the road soon! xo, Grace

01:00

In the Netherlands, a 100-Year-Old Home Made of Many Styles Design*Sponge

In the Netherlands, a 100-Year-Old Home Made of Many Styles, Design*Sponge

In the Netherlands, a 100-Year-Old Home Made of Many Styles, Design*Sponge

There usually comes a point in every homes life when it gets pigeonholed and labeled as being of one particular style: Rustic, modern, traditional, etc. While I understand this need to efficiently categorize, I say we scrap solitary labels and bring back the slash! Take Moody Magpies Manda Collins and her husband Billys seaside escape outside Amsterdam, for example. In simple terms, its an eclectic home. But its so much more. Its quirky slash traditional, has Dutch slash French influences and features high-end antiquities slash thrift-shop finds.

The mix of accessories is set against a backdrop that the previous owners would barely recognize if given a tour today. Since moving in, Manda and Billy have increased the square footage at the rear of the house, added room for them to comfortably dine there, and theyve also given it a second sitting area. The way theyve positioned the kitchen table within this addition is particularly unique. Not a move you see often, Manda and Billy have pushed the table up under the island (where bar stools would typically be) effectively extending the countertop, adding extra seating and giving the space an unexpected wink.

The four-month-long renovation not only provided Manda and Billy with this fantastic additio...

Friday, 12 October

11:59

Ice Cream Cart

Are you looking of the perfect Christmas gift for your little ice cream lover?  This adorable ice cream cart is made of wood, and features rolling wheels and a roomy ice cream storage area.

As part of the Handbuilt Holiday series that Jaime Costiglio and I do in the ten Fridays leading up to Christmas, we share free plans so you can build it yourself.

It is our gift to you!

I do the plans (below) and Jaime does the build - so do take a second to hop over and read Jaime's build post, with lots more photos and build details.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS AND BUILD DETAILS AT JAIMECOSTIGLIO.COM

 

Enjoy the free plans following,

Ana

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