Winter doesn’t have to stop everything in the garden. Now is the time to dream, to plan, to set goals. Now is the time to sit in the window surveying your garden with a hot drink in your hands.
The book Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making sets out a guide to developing a holistic goal for your farm or business. I have been reviewing each section of the book, and the next part of discusses the tools that we can use to manage ecosystem processes in brittle and non-brittle environments. These […]
Holistic management considers four fundamental and interelated processes that function within our ecosystem/environment: Water cycle Mineral cycle Energy cycle Community dynamics These processes are the foundation on which we can build our holistic goals. The holistic goal should be formulated around how we want to influence these processes, as any improvement in one will result […]
The book Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making sets out a guide to developing a holistic goal for your farm or business. I’ve previously posted an introduction to Holistic Management, and part 2: four key insights for the reasons why holistic management is important. In this post I discuss how to write a […]
One of the hard lessons in life that I had to learn was distinguishing between needs and wants. Sometimes I had a hard time knowing which was which. Sometimes, when I ignored that little voice in my head telling me I didn’t need that item, I got myself in to some financial hot water. Lessons […]
Whenever I say “yes” to one thing I have to say “no” to another. This year I’m saying no to say yes. Will you join me in saying yes to to the important?