🍵The many uses of cleavers! (aka velcro plant, goosegrass, or catchweed)🌿

Galium aparine, also known as cleavers, velcro plant, catchweed, or bed straw (plus many other nicknames) is a common weed you may find growing in or around some of your shrubs or under your trees. You’re also likely to spot them clinging to your clothes after walking back to your car from a creek or … Continue reading

🌲New Class! How To: Gardening Year Round, Working With Nature🌿

We’re offering a new series of classes this summer on Vashon Island, starting with this one! Tickets can be purchased here. Classes will be held on John’s homestead in Vashon; maximum 12 people. This workshop will be both hands on and informational, and aims to equip landowners to care for their land in an ecological … Continue reading

Feature: The Mudgirls Natural Building Collective

Who are the Mudgirls? Founded 10 years ago, they are an amazing network of women builders on the west coast of BC, Canada. Specializing in using local, natural and recycled materials, they can be hired to build with you (with a strong focus on education) or for you, organizing a work party. They are experienced … Continue reading