A Sustainable Aquatic Ecosystem
A big hole, bigger dreams, some resources, disasters, and a summer later, we have a pond. And there were ducks.
Ponds as Spigots and Nutrient Additive Systems
The moment when you realize that the biofilter for the pond is actually also an algae wine cask for the flowers.
Hot Water means Boiling Hot
We have to have the water heater set to really hot water to insure things we wash get sterilized. Not good for hand washing.
Lesson: Magnetism 101
Students will learn the mystery of magnetism. From the quantum to the electro-mechanical students will explore all types of magnets.
The Formal Garden Rooms
A tour of the beauty of the formal garden rooms at Mezzacello. Waves of color, texture, and varied heights to attract and support life.
Pond Update for 2022 Part 1
Lots of new, fun stuff coming online for the aquatic ecosystem at Mezzacello. New pumps, filters, harvesting, and wetlands!
Lesson: Solar Water Purifier
This is a fun way to better understand the water cycle AND learn how nature purifies water in the atmosphere. This is energy too.
Bioreactor Compost Engine Update for 2022
A Spring 2022 update on the bioreactor/compost engine at Mezzacello. I am currently on my 2nd 1000L batch, this year.