Phenological Engagement is the practice of learning one’s local ecology through visiting the same site regularly throughout the year, getting to know who’s living there and the significant events of their lives in reference to both solar and lunar time. I’ve been engaged in the practice here in Edmonton for three years, beginning with a year of study in Blackfoot Phenology with Ryan Heavy Head, now Ryan First Diver. I’ve learned enough now to begin sharing some of the regular events I’ve noticed at my site, Forest Heights Park, for each lunar cycle.
Join Nathan Binnema, Secretary and long time volunteer of Edmonton Permaculture Guild as he shares his practice of Phenological Engagement. Phenological Engagement is a practice of learning one’s local ecology through visiting the same site regularly throughout the year, getting to know who’s living there, and the significant events of their lives, with reference to […]
Sheet Mulching: Sheet mulching is a great way to build your soil! You can sheet mulch right over grass, weeds or to improve poor soil. We recommend sheet mulching over the use of a rototiller anytime. The best time of year to mulch is late in the fall or early spring but really, sheet mulching can be applied […]