Tree Planting at Shipe Park

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Thanks to Austin Energy, we’re getting some trees planted in two parks as mitigation for Austin Energy projects that resulted in removal of trees close-by. One is Shipe Park, the other is Pease Park. The trees at Shipe have all been planted and here’s a picture of the crew, plus volunteer Jack Nokes and dog Petey. Our thanks to APF …

We’re plotting some dirty restoration

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Here they are, our much ballyhooed Pease Park Soil-Restoration Test Plots. What you see here is a long view of several plots. Each plot is divided into six parts – three tilled, three untilled. Each part is then treated with a layer of either Dillo dirt, liquid compost (also known as compost tea), or nothing. Below the first picture is …