Most of us know that soil fauna (arthropods, nematodes, bacteria, fungi, etc.) are vital to soil health. These little critters help break down the dead vegetation matter in and on top of the soil, making the nutrients in this matter available to the living plants. They also help the plants fight off parasites and diseases. […]
Edmonton Resilience Festival is back and better than ever!
Each of us would like to lead a healthy, fulfilling and meaningful life for our own sake as well as that of our family and community; this can often seem overwhelming, especially when we try to balance those goals with environmental and social responsibility. Welcome to the 2nd Annual Edmonton Resilience Festival April 29th to […]
Spring? Climate Change for Designers
The weather was gorgeous yesterday. I spent the warm sunny afternoon pulling grass roots out of the garden bed next to the south wall of my house. Some always manage to sneak in underneath the mulch and plants during the summer, and the first I see of them is the following spring, when little bunches […]