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We’re Hiring !

By Tayler | Jan 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

         Intake Closed for these Positions   We’re seeking outstanding applicants for two new positions in Victoria, BC, starting this Spring. Please apply for a specific position and let us know why you’re a good fit for that position! … Continued

We’re Looking for a ‘Landscape Shop’ in Saanich/Central Saanich (For Lease)

By Tayler | Oct 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

         Hey folks, Our business has grown and we’re looking for a barn or large garage to lease in Saanich/Central Saanich to act as our ‘Landscape Shop’. This would not be a public location. It would be for use … Continued

What’s Wrong With My Fruit Tree? Holistic Pest & Disease Management Tips

By Tayler | Apr 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

         Spring is here and so are the first signs of fruit tree pests & diseases. In this blog post, we hope to share an alternative ‘paradigm’ with which to view pest and disease issues in your fruit trees. … Continued

We’re Hiring

By Tayler | Mar 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

         POSITION FILLED – Thank you.                         We’re looking for someone hard-working, and super-positive about edible & ecological landscaping to join our team, 2 days a week to … Continued

The Fungal Garden

By Tayler | Feb 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

         The Fungal Garden Over the past 10 years, we’ve spread many hundreds of cubic yards of wood chips across gardens, orchards & edible landscapes. We do this for the many benefits they provide: – increased water retention – … Continued

Preserving the Garden Harvest

By Tayler | Jul 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

         Now that we’re into the height of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, the fresh garden produce overfloweth. In the farmer’s markets and in the local grocers there is a rainbow of colours and flavours to choose from. In … Continued

A hatchet and seeds on a stump

Why the Name Hatchet & Seed

By Tayler | May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

         We often get asked, why the name?   While I (Tayler) was studying International Development at the University of Saskatchewan, I came across a chapter in the book Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction by Paul Robbins (2004), on the … Continued

Seeking Regenerative Business Advisory Board Members

By Tayler | Jan 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

         Help us find the right people for our Regenerative Business Advisory Board! This year marks our 10th year in business, and as always, it continues to evolve. With new opportunities ahead of us, we’re seeking a 2-3 experienced, professional … Continued

11 Ways to Retrofit your Landscape & Lifestyle With Permaculture Principles

By Tayler | Jul 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

         “Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.” – Bill Mollison We’ve got ourselves into a real civilizational pickle.   The modern world relies on the very same “cheap” fossil fuels and … Continued

Edible Flowers in the Backyard Garden

By Tayler | Jun 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Let there be flowers… Edible flowers can turn any meal into something intriguing and magical. They provide vibrant colours that cannot be found in the produce department, but like veggies, they are filled with minerals and vitamins. In the vegetable … Continued

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