EARTH REPAIR CORPS

Permaculture Design Course – Fall 2019

6-Weekend Intensive Permaculture Design Course Join us on the Blanco River while expanding your knowledge of sustainable design systems. During this Permaculture Design Course, participants will be introduced to the ethics, principles, and methods of Permaculture while learning… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – April

April 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode Penstemon/Beardtongue species Pictured: Penstemon cobaea, Penstemon triflorus, Penstemon baccharifolius, Penstemon tenuis Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)  The Penstemon genus features many different species of small perennial herbs with a great variety of… Read More

PDC Grad Interview Series – Jim O’Donnell of Austin’s Wildland Conservation Division

Earth Repair Corps is 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 is… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – March

March 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Tinantia anomala – False Dayflower Family: Commelinaceae False Dayflower is a delicate perennial herb native to central Texas that loves to grow in the… Read More

Permaculture Design Course – Winter/Spring 2019

6-Weekend Intensive Permaculture Design Course Kick off 2019 on the Blanco River while expanding your knowledge of sustainable design systems. During this Permaculture Design Course, participants will be introduced to the ethics, principles, and methods of Permaculture while… Read More

Festival Beach Food Forest Revisited

01.09.2019 Written by: Kirby Fry – All Images © Woody Welch 2019 Read our 2015 post on Festival Beach here.  Three years after the design and installation of the Festival Beach Food Forest in Austin, Texas, Woody Welch and… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – January

January 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Elymus/Wildrye genus  – Prairie/Canada Wildrye and Virginia Wildrye – Elymus canadensis and Elymus virginicus, etc. Family: Poaceae Elymus is an agriculturally and ecologically important genus of mid-size cool… Read More

Crop of the Month – January

January 2019 – Crop of the Month Mulberry – Scientific Name: Morus rubra Family: Moraceae Written by: Kirby Fry Winter is upon us here in Central Texas and most of our favorite nurseries are now getting in their… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – December

December 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Juniper species, Juniperus ashei etc Family: Cupressaceae The many different sturdy and robust trees of the Juniper genus lend a resilient character to the landscapes… Read More

PDC Grad Interview Series – Mandy Krause of Parker Creek Ranch

Earth Repair Corps is 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 is… Read More