EARTH REPAIR CORPS

Native Plant of the Month – October

October 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Plateau Goldeneye, Toothleaf Goldeneye, Chimalacate – Viguiera dentata  Family: Asteraceae Plateau Goldeneye is a 3-6 foot semi-woody perennial herb/subshrub that can be seen blooming… Read More

Crop of the Month – October

October 2018 – Crop of the Month Pomegranate – Scientific Name: Punica granatum Family: Punica granatum Written by: Kirby Fry   Once the fall rains begin in late September or early October we can begin to plant our edible beneficial… Read More

PDC Grad Interview Series – Paul Oveisi of Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden

Earth Repair Corps will be publishing a series of interviews with Permaculture Design Course graduates who have used the education & resources they gained from the course to further their careers in the world of sustainability. Our hope… Read More

Permablitz at Proffitt Ranch Recap

Permablitz at Proffitt Ranch, Marble Falls, Texas – 2018 09 29 Hi All, The Permablitz season has officially begun. We kicked it off at the Proffitt Ranch in Marble Falls during the last weekend in September. Photos by… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – September

September 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Indian Mallow – Abutilon species, Abutilon fruticosum  Family: Malvaceae (Mallow Family) Plants in the Abutilon genus are collectively called Indian Mallows and occur across Texas in a variety… Read More

Crop of the Month – September

September 2018 – Crop of the Month Cabbage – Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea Family: Brassicaceae (the Brassica family) Written by: Kirby Fry   September is one of Central Texas’ main planting windows.  As soon as summer temperatures drop… Read More

Ten Elements of Sustainable Design

Earth Repair Corps – Ten Elements of Sustainable Design Written by: Kirby Fry 2018 09 07   Following is a list of 10 design elements that may be found within sustainable human settlements – organized from the lowest amount of… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – August

August 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Maximilian Sunflower – Helianthus maximiliani  Family: Asteraceae/Aster Maximilian Sunflower is a very hardy perennial herb, and a staple flowering plant of the prairie that… Read More

Crop of the Month – August

August 2018 – Crop of the Month Green Bean – Scientific Name: Phaseolus vulgaris Family:  Fabaceae (the Legume family) Even though it is hot and dry this time of the year, gardeners are gearing up for their fall… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – July

July 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Wax Mallow/Turk’s Cap – Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii Family: Malvaceae (Mallow family) Wax Mallow is a hardy and productive native perennial mallow that has… Read More