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Episode-266- Grow Green Onions And Chives At Home

Published on February 23, 2015 By Tony Teolis

Now the sowing season is in full swing. Every week from now until May I will be sowing new crops. This weeks see the start again of green onions and chives. I can’t wait til these are ready. The green onion grow big and tall if cared for properly. I start hundreds of them from […]

Episode-265- Planting Season And Guide For Northern Virginia

Published on February 21, 2015 By Tony Teolis

The 2015 Growing season is off to a fine start even though there is 6 inches of snow outside and the snow is still falling. The secret to my 7th growing season will be the same as it has been for the previous six. Plan and Prepare. It is obvious to me now that there […]

Episode-264- Backyard From Vision To Reality

Published on February 9, 2015 By Tony Teolis

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 […]

Episode-262- How To Harvest Oyster Mushroom Harvest From The Backyard

Published on February 4, 2015 By Tony Teolis

  Fried Oyster Mushroom Recipe  

Episode-261 – What A Wonderful Matt’s Wild Cherry Tomato

Published on January 31, 2015 By Tony Teolis

This amazing tomato video is of just one plant! Matt’s Wild Cherry Tomato Seeds from SouthernExposure.com Get some today. Support these folks on a Virginia farm. The Cherry Tomato plant Solanum lycopersicum is one of my most prolofic crops. The cherry tomatoes will produce from mid July through September and never fail in allowing at […]

Episode-258 – From Microsystems to Macrosystems Permaculture Practice In Suburb

Published on January 25, 2015 By Tony Teolis

This one microsystem amongst the many that make up our food forest is representation of how to incorporate several permaculture principles into one functioning system. See how many principles are applied in just this one small system. Send answer via contact page. Permaculture Principles

Episode-256- Harvest Mason Bee Cocoons

Published on October 7, 2014 By Tony Teolis


Published on October 6, 2014 By Tony Teolis

Ughhh!!! September came and went already and I haven’t posted since August 20th. Wow! Just goes to show the food forest and the rest of life are keeping me that busy. Taking care of the honey bees this year is the easiest and I love the top bar management system over the Langstroth. Not a […]