These streamers have been installed to help keep birds from flying into the windows and injuring or killing themselves.
A recent storm brought days of consistent rain and filled the courtyard pond.
The smoke tree in the background brightens the courtyard with a different color each season of the year.
The newest bed of healthful, delicious greens.
Hugelkultur are no-dig raised beds that hold moisture, build fertility, maximize surface volume and are great spaces for fruit, vegetables and herbs.
This large rainwater holding tank is one of several on the Monastery property that allow rain water to be stored and used later during hotter and dryer weather.