Compost Bins

Tony Teolis/ January 19, 2015

ALL ABOUT COMPOSTING Fairfax County wants you to compost your kitchen scraps. If you don’t compost your scraps they go here.   Lorton, VA Recycling and Household Hazardous Waster Disposal Centers  Now we have better systems. Resources How To Compost Composting for the Homeowner Making Compost from Yard Waste  Avoid rats and never compost meat or dairy products! Backyard Permaculture Video

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Episode-254- Plant Fall Crops With Compost

Tony Teolis/ August 20, 2014

Today’s episode is a three part video that show what I am growing for fall and how I’m going about doing it. Ron Finley said growing your own food is like printing money and I listen to him. The driving force behind my production is the compost pile I have in the back and this first video depicts it after

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Episode-212- Grow Tall Sunflowers With Compost

Tony Teolis/ August 22, 2013

Today video depicts a few months of the growth of one patch of sunflowers I have growing. There are dozens of sunflowers growing this year and the big ones were started in indoor back in April. The patch depicted today however was grown from just planting the seeds in a small 2 foot square patch of ground in the front.

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Episode-45- Recycle Waste To Make Compost and Grow More Food

Tony Teolis/ February 11, 2012

My appeal to growing food was enhanced by the idea of valuing all resources and not letting anything go to waste unnecessarily. This is what defines Permaculture Principle #6. Permaculture consists of 12 principles defined by Sepp Holzer, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren as an approach to designing human settlements and perennial agricultural systems that mimic the relationships found in

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Episode-269- The Front Yard Food Forest

Tony Teolis/ March 15, 2015

Front Yard Permaculture Its been 3 Years since I tried to grow in the front yard. For more on that visit Episode-55- Grow Food Not Lawns But Not In The Front Yard  Since I’ve learned so much especially about swales and guilds and birds and bees and flowers and butterflies in the backyard it’s time to turn on the green in the

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Hugel Gardens

Tony Teolis/ December 31, 2014

Call 703-402-1763 or Email tonyteolis at todolisthome dot com With available resources from your community I can design and build you a hugel garden that plugs into your landscape and adds productive long term food plants. Hugelkutur is building raised beds on top of a layered foundation of big old rotting logs, twigs, Branches, compost, wood chips, upside down turf,

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Episode-247- Easy Way To Provide Water For Honeybees

Tony Teolis/ July 6, 2014

             It is taking me time to catch up on all the things I have been recording around the home from the beginning of spring but I get to things eventually. Today’s video was taken in April before the spring was in full swing. I’m at the point now where my management cycle has been

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Episode-224- Build A New Garden In Less Than 5 Minutes

Tony Teolis/ November 18, 2013

Actually it’s not possible to build a hugel bed in such a short time especially the way I do it. However, putting this video together was fun and you can see in a brief span of time the effort and resources required to get started on a fine garden bed that will last for years and years.