Our Little Thing - Creating A Sustainable Lifestyle In Patagonia

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October 2011 Blog Posts (8)

THE LAWN MOWER

 



We have a hectare of pasture and it grows like wildfire. We've contemplated getting a sheep, or a goat but have planted lots of trees and they'll disappear along with the grass. We bought a scythe, but can't seem to find the time to use it. Then our friend Arilo, who supplies us with the wood…

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Added by Paul Coleman on October 29, 2011 at 6:28pm — 3 Comments

HARE NEXT TO THE WINDOW... TURF WALLS DELIVERING NATURE TO US

I awoke one morning to find this character munching the grass just outside our…

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Added by Paul Coleman on October 21, 2011 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Purpose

Paul

May I ask the purpose of the turf "room" from yesterday's blog and today's turf wall?

Added by Jack286 on October 17, 2011 at 9:53pm — 4 Comments

The 20 Meter Turf Wall

The two terraces in front of the wall provided the turf, which I cut in rows and then smoothed to size by removing the…

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Added by Paul Coleman on October 17, 2011 at 9:34pm — No Comments

THREE THINGS AT ONCE... A TRENCH, A TERRACE AND A WALL.

Recently we have begun working on a new poly-tunnel where we will grow warm climate vegetavles and fruit and…

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Added by Paul Coleman on October 16, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Project Page at EarthbagBuilding.com

Hi Paul, Konomi and Tribe,

I want to say how much I have enjoyed browsing this site and watching some of the videos, and am feeling like I know you, even though we have never met. I am totally in accord with your sensitivities about living simply with nature and making your life with your own hands and mind. It would be wonderful to some day actually visit that glorious place you call home.

My wife, Zana, and I are now living in the high mountains of Colorado, in a little …

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Added by Kelly Hart on October 15, 2011 at 10:21pm — 1 Comment

More On The Presidents Visit To La Junta



The presidential visit yesterday to our small village of La Junta came like a breath of fresh air to its citizens, literally. Three days of heavy rain stopped and the sun came out just before President Pinera arrived by helicopter at 4.30 in the afternoon. With him were the first lady, Laurence Golborne, the Minister of Public Works and Pilar Cueros Maldones, the…

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Added by Paul Coleman on October 6, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

President Pinera of Chile visits La Junta!!!

Imagine our surprise to discover the President of Chile about to give a speech just a…

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Added by Paul Coleman on October 5, 2011 at 10:42pm — 4 Comments

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