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Hi there! Welcome to the PawPaw Patch blog, a place to learn and grow. We've been up to this for a while, so I want to share what we've learned in the field so we can accelerate change together. Stay a while and say hello!

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With the amount of time we’ve all had to spend at home the past two years, it’s no surprise that folks have turned their focus towards home improvement projects.

How We Turned a Contemporary Home Into an Ecological Sanctuary in the City

Feb 9, 2022

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Lawns are arguably the most iconic staple of the American residential landscape. They’re also one of its most costly components—in terms of both economic and environmental impact.

Lazy Lawns and Why We Love Them

Jan 24, 2022

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As more and more folks turn towards regenerative practices throughout their lifestyle choices, permaculture-based landscape management is finding its way into an increasing number of neighborhoods with homeowners associations (HOAs). 

Permaculture and Homeowners Associations

Jan 11, 2022

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The season for harvesting roots is here! Despite the unseasonably warm temperatures we’re currently experiencing in Atlanta and elsewhere throughout the country, now is the ideal time to dig roots for food and medicine.

Harvesting Roots for Food and Medicine in Winter

Dec 28, 2021

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The short days and chilly nights of the season send me into nesting mode each year, and I start to use a handful of things with increased frequency. With the official start of winter just one week away, I’ve found myself reaching for rosehips. 

Why Rosehips Are a Winter Favorite

Dec 13, 2021