Tag Archives: North Carolina Retreat

SPRING PLANTINGS: A NORTH CAROLINA VEGETABLE GARDEN

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Camille and I spent the first two weeks of March (2016) working at Blue Ridge Napping Institute in Moravian Falls, North Carolina.  Our main task was to help (owner) Tom direct seed and transplant hardy and semi-hardy vegetables into his … Continue reading

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SOIL EROSION

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Today at Blue Ridge Napping Institute, Camille, our friend Jess, and I helped Tom open the flood gates on his pond in order to flush out two years worth of sediment. Before we opened the gates, the pond’s dam was … Continue reading

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THE DAFFODIL: A FRUIT TREE COMPANION

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I spent my second day at Blue Ridge Napping Institute searching the surrounding forest for wild daffodils, and then digging them up and transplanting them around the base of fruit trees in Tom’s small orchard.  (Blue Ridge Napping Institute is … Continue reading

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