Field Trip: Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Summer gardens at Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Daniel’s “Mom” and siblings Solen and Sagan had so much fun on a recent family trip to Colorado! The hollyhocks at Pagosa Springs in particular captured their imagination. About 20 different natural springs offer pools at temperatures ranging from 88 to

Creating Social Space

Creating Social Space

When people come together in social spaces, ideas are shared and communities are strengthened. It was an honor to help build this pergola designed by my friend and supervisor, Ariel Von Raven of Symbiosis Regenerative Systems. First, the basic hexagon

Fun with Fairies

Fairie Garden

This garden was built for a family with three little girls who like to make fairie houses. (And now my little boys want a fairie garden too!) Native moss boulders provide a mountainous backdrop to set the lay of the

Trees Helping Trees

Trees Helping Trees

Feeling chipper? Our trees at the latest Symbiosis permaculture project are! We cleared branches on a fence line around this small scale organic farm to make way for a new fence. The nutrient dense piles of brush were converted into

It’s All About the Water!

SolenSagen

by Sheryl Davis Planning for a vibrant aquatic ecosystem starts with a good pond design that maximizes water catchment potential and manages water retention with dams and spillways. This is a pond that Symbiosis Regenerative Systems was hired to design

Austin Books and Comics Reading

Austin Books and Comics Reading

Ok, it’s official! Eric the illustrator and I will be doing a book signing and I’ll be reading The Mystical Magical Abracadabracal Daniel McDougal McDouglas McFly at one of our favorite indie bookstores, Austin Books and Comics on Kid’s Day (October 14th)

Local Farm Site Prep

A small scale local farmer contracted Symbiosis (symbiosistx.com) to prep a pad for a new shade canopy for his annual veggies and to figure out creative solutions to keep them watered! Please follow and like us:

Hill Country Gardens

This was a fun project for Symbiosis (symbiosistx.com) in the Texas hill country building a garden oasis on this rocky hill top. We built raised bed gardens, a new chicken coop and a perimeter fence for deer and other critters.

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