Archive for June, 2012

Episode-105- Dehydrate Food For Savings, Storage And Use

June 30, 2012

Just some of the food you can dehydrate with the Nesco American Harvest Snack Master Dehydrator.              Currently there are more herbs than can be stored in the refrigerator and used before spoiling. There’s a rich bounty of basil, chives, cilantro, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage and thyme. All are growing faster […]

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Episode-104- Physics Of The Future – Book Review

June 22, 2012

What I learned from Physics Of The Future The 4 stages of technology that major innovations go through as they

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Episode-103- Lawn Care For Dead Patch With Hugelkultur Swales

June 20, 2012

This is how I repaired a long term dead patch of lawn with swales built hugelkulutr style. New Growth in just 3 weeks! This used to be an unsightly ugly dead patch of nothing. Everything green now used to be just plain old dead dirt. The right soil mix, the right seeds, hugelkultur and the […]

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Episode-102- Make Gardens With Flowers, Fruit, Vegetables And Honey Bees

June 18, 2012

Tour our gardens with today’s video and see for yourself what is possible with planning, hard work, hugelkultur, seeds from and plants from Of course special credit goes to

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Episode-101- Top Ten Websites For Making A Better Life Part 2

June 13, 2012

Episode-100- Ten Best Websites For Making a Better Life – Part 1  (10-6) #5.  managed by Paul Wheaton of Missoula, Montana and is now the largest permaculture site on the internet! is great because

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Episode-100- Ten Best Websites For Making a Better Life Part 1

June 11, 2012

For this episode 100 I wanted to do something special and I couldn’t think of any better way than to recognize the websites that have helped me create because they have influenced me on how to live a better life. #10  TED is a nonprofit devoted to

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Episode-99- Inspect Honey Bee Hive A 5-12-12

June 6, 2012

The video for this episode depicts an inspection I did last month of Hive-A which was installed in April 2011. This hive has been doing well and is full of bees. So full in fact that I don’t see any evidence of a swarm occurrence.  I checkerboard the hive in March 2012 and I think

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Episode-98- Grow Strawberries And Make Strawberry Jam

June 4, 2012

           Since it is spring /early summer in northern Virginia a lot of the episodes have been of the permaculture gardening flavor but I assure you that it is all for making a better life. In this kind of weather I want to be outside as much as possible. During the […]

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