Today I want to share with you guys a different type of rat trap that is 99.9% effective*. Through the years rats learn to deal with the standard traps (you know, the ones you see in cartoons with hunks of cheddar on them). A lot of people get so frustrated that the traps aren’t working […]
This post is answering a few questions that D Rogers posted in the comments section of our last post: How often do you add the pond water? You can add the pond water as often as you like – depends on how many water changes you want to do out of your pond. At minimum, […]
We have created an OFFICIAL Maui New Earth instagram account. This is where we will be posting daily on our job sites and our current projects. Make sure to follow @mauinewearth - we would love to connect!
Maui New Earth has acquired a boat! But not without an adequate adventure to accompany it. We traveled from Maui to Oahu by plane, and then Oahu (to Molokai) to Maui by boat. Join us on our adventures and see parts of the backside of Molokai that no more than a few handfuls of people […]
I’m going to try and take you on a journey of the last 30 to 40 years of my relationship with this planet. Perhaps the story will bring you closer to the understanding of where you come from and where your food comes from and what our role is as stewards of this planet. Understanding that for […]
It is interesting to observe the contrasts between children and adults in their reaction to worms. Adults shy away in disgust while children lean towards in intrigue. We have been so programmed in our culture to fear dirt and bacteria and bugs, when there is so much knowledge and healing in these things. We have […]
As we step closer to beginning our challenge of eating only foods we pick, harvest, catch, forage for, kill, we are practicing the techniques we will be needing to ensure adequate variety in our diet. One of these techniques is catching prawns. So off we went the night of the new moon to a nearby […]
A previous client approached me in August 2014 on how to address the problem of nematodes that found their way into the greenhouse that I designed for them. Below are my recommendations. The problem in this greenhouse (used to grow tomatoes that are safe from fruit flies) is that ants as well as mealybugs have taken […]
Nutmeg, a favorite spice for the holidays, has a surprising aesthetic element! The red wax-like arils that surround the seed are removed and dried to make the spice, mace. We are excited to have happened upon this seed – the tree will make a delightful addition to the Maui New Earth lab’s food forest.