Where does TGN get its Horsetail - Equisetum hyemale?
Well, that is a good question! I've worked with selected wildcrafters I know have excellent harvesting ethics, including Doug Simons himself. But it is very difficult to source. I have to have the best quality, free of contaminants. And that is hard to find. Getting wildcrafters to deliver just doesn't fit their nomadic…
Permaculture Design Certification In Puerto Rico next Feb. (2024) - early bird discount
Come join Stephanie Syson is beautiful, lush, tropical Puerto Rico next Febuaray and get certified as a permaculture designer. I'll also be teaching a few segments too. Early bird discount now - for those who realize they will want to go tropical next Feb... https://caribbeanagroforestry.org/permaculture-design-2024…
Do you recommend starting a homestead in Puerto Rico?
My name is Erin Acevedo. I'm 60 years old and live in Ipswich, Massachusetts. My husband's family is from Puerto Rico. We like to go there on vacation. 🌈 @Marjory Wildcraft Do you recommend starting a homestead in Puerto Rico? I am concerned about all the changes involving agenda 21 & 2030. I'm not vaccinated either. I…
Survival Garden plan for tropics / Puerto Rico
OK I was hoping for some feedback here. I am building the below plan for my landscaper to assist me in setting up my gardening plan. I referenced a lot of Marjory & David the Good in putting this together, particularly David's newest S FL Survival Gardening book. FYI we get about 80in rain a year (seemingly more than S FL)…
Designing terraced garden beds
Hey y'all, I'm planning my garden here in Puerto Rico. I have a big hill in my yard. I can't regrade it because of local permissions. I'm thinking to make terraced beds - what size and how would you design it? In his new South Florida Gardening Survival Guide, David the Good talks about flat ground beds no longer than 25ft…
Sargassum as garden fertilizer?
So I'm in the Caribbean and our beaches get full of sargassum during some parts of the year. This is a big regional issue. The stuff piles up on the beach in large piles that make it difficult to access the water and decompose releasing hydrogen sulfide. Is it worth trying to harvest this stuff as garden fertilizer and…
Permaculture Design Certificate
February 14th-26th 2022 Stephanie, TGN's biodynamic farmer, is hosting a Permaculture Design Certificate course in sunny Puerto Rico! I highly recommend soaking in all Steph has to teach...and I bet @Marjory Wildcraft might even make an appearance! See more information and purchase tickets here:…
App for homegrown food in Puerto Rico
@Marjory I thought this may be of particular interest to you.