I couldn’t wait to put this episode together because I have been wanting to share our experience with this year’s strawberry harvest. The video begins and ends with proper credit given to the honey bees in my back yard. The top bar hive is doing really well and I show you what it looks like inside. The video then moves
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 days Monday to Friday I
6-13-15 Notice the Finish Area sign! Six months later it’s time to measure the commitment to get in shape for a Tough Mudder. I’m sure it will be fine. I’ve surpassed bigger preps in shorter times but this one is for the books. Which is why its here. Tough Mudder training requires time. Time to train, time to train harder and
I have how the food forest started to get full all good things in June and this last part shows some of the reaping of all the sowing. Sure it takes a while to get something from my land but being able to plan for it and actually see it is all part of wanting to expand permaculture knowledge. The
The dog and I were just outside this evening in the dark and its not just the ole sloping backyard instead it’s a sponge full of life. It has rained 6 of the first 12 days in June 2014 and for that we are grateful. Almost a full two inches in a time when it’s usually scarce. The dearth might be
The goal with my permaculture plans as the food forest takes shape is to have the sweetest home in the neighborhood. Literally the sweetest. With all the different berries, fruit trees, kiwi vines, grapes and more I am bringing new meaning to Home Sweet Home. Nothing starts that feeling in spring better than strawberries which are being picked now and
Growing radish is an awesome return on investment plant that brings forth produce in a short amount of time. So short that it is the shortest of all the plants I grow. All it takes is for radish seeds to be planted i s good loose soil that’s watered, weeded and mulched. The Voila within 28 days you have food.
Wow! I have not posted ever since I wrote all those things in April I was going to do next. Well I did and I am and there’s more to do. So that’s what happens in May. There’s some cool vids of the new bees (mason and honey) being installed coming next. Apples, peach, strawberries, comfrey, rhubarb, horseradish, lavender and