Don Orkoskey's Blog
On Don Orkoskey's blog you'll find articles I've write mostly about design, photography, ecological issues, social issues, and warnings about terrible companies. Read at your own risk. For questions, comments, or complaints write to me via the contact page.
Hillside Hugelkultur Revisited
February 27, 2014: Hillside Hugelkultur Revisited by Pittsburgh photographer and permaculture designer Don Orkoskey shows what 6 months of natural erosion looks like.
Small Engineered Wetland & Climate Change
October 25, 2013: Photographer, artist, and designer Don Orkoskey talks about small engineered wetland & climate change mitigation.
Experimental Permaculture: Steep Slope Stabalization
June 23, 2013: Pittsburgh photographer and designer Don Orkoskey reports on his experimental permaculture project: steep slope stabilization in Pittsburgh.
Western PA Permaculture Crop List
March 6, 2013: Pittsburgh photographer and designer talks about the plants that will be a part of his property in his western PA permaculture crop list.
Natural Building Progress
January 22, 2013: Pittsburgh photographer and designer Don Orkoskey talks about the natural building progress on his straw bale house project.
The Sustainability of City Living
February 6, 2012: Don Orkoskey talks about the sustainability of city living in this think piece about urban food growing and the benefits of urban density.
The Amazing Benefits of Wattle Fences
December 6, 2011: Don Orkoskey talks about the amazing benefits of wattle fences. Both sustainable, and beautiful these are truly incredible antient tech.