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Swale System in Action!

Here’s a short video to show you our gutter to swale system in action. Back in May, during our Water in the Landscape Workshop, participants constructed a swale on Broken Ground’s property to collect water both from the gutter and graywater from our washing machine. I’m happy to report that the system is functioning beautifully! On Monday, with […]

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Five Tips to Get Your Garden Started – Soil and Seeds

It seems like it’s already spring in Montana…although we know better! But this milder weather is certainly inspiring me to start ordering seeds and planning my garden. My spring workshop line-up is out so if you haven’t taken one of my workshops, check them out here. I would love to help you get started on your first garden

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The number one question to ask yourself before starting or expanding a garden

As the seed catalogs start arriving in the mail, my tendency is to start leafing through them, earmarking the pages with new and interesting varieties of vegetables that I want to experiment with in the spring. Striped tomatoes, crazy-looking squashes, purple carrots, beautiful melons…and the list goes on… Pretty soon, though, I realize that I

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