• CHANGES

    Buffalo grass The other day we receivedBuffalo Grass plugs that we ordered, which will finally finish off the pathway in the front yard….


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  • SOL FEST TRIP

    UPDATE PTF site’s been updated! Published some recent news stories and great informative articles on thefront page… SOLFEST TRIP REPORT Here’s a summary (with help from JM) of what transpired…


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  • VEGGIE FUELED

    Photos courtesy of Julia Perkins, freelance photographer: Image © Julia C. Perkins “HI, MY NAME IS JULES, AND I WAS A GASAHOLIC” And I’ve haven’t…


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  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    BACK ONLINE You can tell from the lack of postings here on the diary, that things weren’t normal. Our computer crashed on Tuesday (June 1st) or was Wednesday — whatever!???? Anyhow,…


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  • REWIND

    Biodiesel Mixin’ Mixer Backing up just a bit: Sunday, May 16, The Biodiesel Mixin’ Mixer was another success with many attendees from across the Southland. Thanks to…


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  • GREENS & THINGS

    Giant leeks ANOTHER HOT ONE The heat is on again today! Thankfully, being in a semi-desert environment we are able to enjoy crisp cool mornings before…


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  • GREENS & THINGS

    Giant leeks ANOTHER HOT ONE The heat is on again today! Thankfully, being in a semi-desert environment we are able to enjoy crisp cool mornings before…


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  • ECO MAYA FESTIVAL

           LA Eco-May Festival                   The EE Solar Crew                     PTF’s Booth On Saturday and Sunday, some of the PTF crew were out in…


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  • SPRING IS IN THE AIR

    Everywhere I look around…. It’s a lovely day today. The sun’s out, skies are blue, air’s fresh and clean.  The rain seems to have hastened the decomposition of the wood…


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  • HEAT WAVE

    While parts of thenation are in a deep freeze, we’ve had a warm spell this whole week – so warm, in fact, that in the evenings and…


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