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Episode-264- Backyard From Vision To Reality

Tony Teolis/ February 9, 2015/ Gardens/ 0 comments

If I started over I would begin with a read of Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway. I would then map my property on a topographic map to verify surveyed contour and the ovelay my garden plans on that. The design would be a south facing U-shaped sun trap with swales on contours. I did not start that way but I

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Episode-218- This Is What Hugelkultur Looks Like

Tony Teolis/ October 7, 2013/ Gardens/ 0 comments

“Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do, especially in the inner city. Plus, you get strawberries.”     Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA Hugelkultur, Wood Core gardens, woody beds, hugel beds, whatever you wish to call it this is what it looks like but don’t ask Sepp Holzer if that fits his definition.

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Episode-210- What To Grow On A Quarter Acre

Tony Teolis/ August 11, 2013/ Gardens/ 0 comments

As summer comes to a close even a long close at that it’s important to capture what’s been growing this year because we’re in full production. The lot is small and the total growing space is just about 1,200 square feet or a little less than a quarter acre. With a lot of reading, trial and error (lots of errors)

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