Spring at Lillie House

It’s springtime and we’ve been busy planting our final round of intensive plantings in our forest gardens. This year, we’re adding dozens of new perennial and self sowing species to our collection of edible and medicinal plants and we’re pretty excited about them.  We also re-dug part of our ditch and swale system that handles water from the down-spouts that drain half of our roof area.  In the four years this little water system has been in place it has created a massive amount of soil, which had completely filled the drains and swales, causing them to stop functioning properly. … Continue reading Spring at Lillie House