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Healing the Soil: AMP Grazing & Holistic Management

Healing the Soil: AMP Grazing & Holistic Management

As good stewards of our land we homesteaders not only have an opportunity but  an obligation to provide  for the  future abundance of generations  to come.  The level of carbon in our soils is an agreed upon metric for how well your soil life is doing.  Holistic Planned Grazing (HM) and Adaptive MultiPaddock (AMP) are two of the best tools at our disposal as land managers to improve the health of our soil.  Here’s a video of some of the good…

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Building Soil With the Help of Weeds

Building Soil With the Help of Weeds

There comes a time for anyone who manages any sort of land resource when the decision of what to do about unwanted or undesired plant growth (aka “weeds”) needs to be made.  There are a couple different schools of thought on the subject.  They essentially boil down to to camps…..you either address the symptoms  (i.e. spray, pull, or poison the weeds) or you address the problems (i.e. determine what is causing the weed infestation and rectifying that situation).  I personally tend…

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Dynamic Accumulators: Add These Versatile Plants to your Spring Seed Wish List

Dynamic Accumulators: Add These Versatile Plants to your Spring Seed Wish List

Spring Garden Seed Wish List…Dynamic Accumulators! I’ve made mention in previous posts about utilizing dynamic accumulators as a method to heal your soil and combat unwanted plants (AKA weeds) in your homestead garden and pastures.  You can check out my musings on Soil Health and Combating Canadian Thistle without chemicals by following the links.  Today I thought I would retouch on the theory behind dynamic accumulators, and provide you with a nice list of plants along with the nutrients/minerals they…

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