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Edible Garden – A Soil Story: The Beginning

  The Edible Garden project requires soil.  Lots of soil. It’s a garden after all.  And since it is being located on a patch of land that has been highly impacted over the past 50 years, it needs good healthy soil.  The options turn out to be,  a) buy the soil, or b) make the […]

European Beeches (over time)

 

Phenology 2013

Pond Deck Support

A new steel deck support that will eventually be decked with FSC certified wood was dropped into place today thanks to our operations team.  Start practicing your cannonballs. Fairly soon the gravel path on the left will receive a concrete walkway and steel trellis system.  When the pond fills this spring we will post another […]

Bernheim Chats with JCTC about Sustainability

On February 8th Bernheim staff met with Pamella Dunn and Maggie Peake from the Jefferson Community and Technical College system.  We look forward to working with JCTC in the future to explore where our organizations might benefit each other and the environment.

Children at Play moves forward

Beech Watch

Winter is a great time to look for the beech trees in the forest ecology.  Since the American beech (Fagus grandifolia) holds onto its’ leaves until the spring, you can really see how important they are in sections of the forest.  Their tan leaves and serrated leaf edges are easy to spot.

Edible Garden Pavilion starts as a scribble

At the moment this might not look like much more than a scribble on paper.  But we hope that one day this will be the pavilion at the Edible Garden project.  Furthermore, we hope it will be Kentucky’s first Living Building Challenge project.  It all starts with good ideas.  We thank Clive Pohl with Pohl, […]