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Tall Trees Strawbale Retreat Barn. Kate / Terry Kelly . Phone call. Will Meet.
Patel Playhouse – earlier in the month. Photos, links, emails.
Harriette and Sandy re Cedar Playhouse & strawbale wall.
NATURAL BUILDING & SUSTAINABLE SKILLS (including worktrade “WT”)
Continuing NVC and sustainable skill details along the way.
Project Cedar Cabin Air B & B project. WT Oct 23. Potlbelly stove repairs, move to Cedar Cabin SN, research pipes and other stoves (db) Design options for space. Drop down table. Red Chairs to Craigs List. Look for cool furniture. Quilt Ladder. Design the outdoor CT. Next Steps. Graph paper design. Stove pipe/new stove. Quilt ladder. Loft. Gene storm window.
Winter Greenhouse: Clear, bring plants from East River Farm, plant in beds. Water, straw mulch, wood chip paths, harvesting. WT. Angela’s plants: collard & Marigold. Tend & harvest.
Beauty around Greenhouse ! South side – raspberries cut, become mulch. North side: garden planting area, and vines on West Side. WT
Thatched Roof Restoration on Strawbale Studio– Moss removed by Deanne and Levi mostly! September: N ridge repair with Ellie. Scaffolds and ladders up, and then put away. WT
Compost Furnace Decommissioned. Phase 1. Area is Cleared by Shane WT & Deanne. Phase 2 Plumber, Dennis, evaluated then, came back to remove proply glycol antifreeze. Phase 3 All pipes & fencing removed !from the Compost Furnace ! Garden soil remains !
North Garden: cardboard, decaying wood chips, composted horse manure, maitake mushroom, urine, strawbale with urine, leaves. WT
New Meadow Garden: cardboard, wood chips, WT
Plant Garlic clovesin Mid Meadow Old Garden DB/SN WT
Korean Pine trees in Mid Meadow – check the situation (needed – to scythe around plants)
Scythe a Path to the East wood mulch pine. Matthew and Shane.
Firewood processing. Harvest downed wood, chain saw to cordwood, split, store in woodshelter and at fire locations Cut dead trees from the Piney Campground. Paul or Matt, Levi, Shane, Deanne WT Firewood to buildings. Shane collects, cuts, splits, stacks and distributes split wood to sites. Process / cut up wood with nails using jigsaw +.
Harvest wood for carving: sumak. Next step: cherry wood harvest, Shane.
Waterfall Pump out and stored in water in the house for the winter.