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How To Create Permaculture Gardens In The Suburbs

Welcome to the introductory post for 5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs. How To Create Permaculture Gardens In The … Continue ReadingHow To Create Permaculture Gardens In The Suburbs

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5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs

I created 5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs because I have been gardening for 10 years and I want to … Continue Reading5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs

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Microgreens At Home Growing Begins Again #271

       In March 2015 I began growing microgreens and didn’t stop until the the outside growing season started … Continue ReadingMicrogreens At Home Growing Begins Again #271

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June Is Here And You Better Be Ready For It!

6-13-15 Notice the Finish Area sign! Six months later it’s time to measure the commitment to get in shape for a … Continue ReadingJune Is Here And You Better Be Ready For It!

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Episode-275- Eat The Growing Microgreens

The rewards of growing microgreens.

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Episode-270- Microgreens To grow At Home

I love growing greens and eating from the yard and in the winter we grow sprouts and thought we were … Continue ReadingEpisode-270- Microgreens To grow At Home

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Weekend Chores March 2015

     Weekend chores its all about food and being green. There’s lots of talk about being green and but doing green … Continue ReadingWeekend Chores March 2015

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Episode-269- The Front Yard Food Forest

Front Yard Permaculture Its been 3 Years since I tried to grow in the front yard. For more on that … Continue ReadingEpisode-269- The Front Yard Food Forest

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Episode-268- Mason Bee and Raspberry Update

I have been promoting the mason bees a lot lately and for good reasona. The first is educational. I have … Continue ReadingEpisode-268- Mason Bee and Raspberry Update

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Episode-267- Inside The Hugel Keyhole Garden

This video show the hugel keyhole garden 5 months from its construction. A lot of effort went into the design … Continue ReadingEpisode-267- Inside The Hugel Keyhole Garden

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Episode-266- Grow Green Onions And Chives At Home

  The sowing season is now in full swing. Every week from now until May I will be sowing new crops. … Continue ReadingEpisode-266- Grow Green Onions And Chives At Home

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Episode-265- Planting Season And Guide For Northern Virginia

2015 Planting Times The 2015 Growing season is off to a fine start even though there is 6 inches of … Continue ReadingEpisode-265- Planting Season And Guide For Northern Virginia

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Episode-264- Backyard From Vision To Reality

If I started over I would begin with a read of Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway. I would then map … Continue ReadingEpisode-264- Backyard From Vision To Reality

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Episode-263- Parsley Starts Now February 7, 2015

https://todolisthome.com/shop/ It’s time to starting sowing the spring greens and that begins with parsley. Petroselinum crispum. What I have posted … Continue ReadingEpisode-263- Parsley Starts Now February 7, 2015

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

  Fried Oyster Mushroom Recipe  

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Free Mason Bees

   This video show the Blue Orchard Mason Bee Osmia Lignaria cocoons that are hibernating in my fridge. The camera … Continue ReadingFree Mason Bees

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

This amazing tomato video is of just one plant! Matt’s Wild Cherry Tomato Seeds from SouthernExposure.com Get some today. Support … Continue ReadingEpisode-261 – What A Wonderful Matt’s Wild Cherry Tomato

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Episode-260 – Lady Squash Bug Removal In Three Steps

Lady Squash Bug Epilachna borealis Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

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Episode-259 – Feeding Top Bar Beehive

What a good time for me today as I checked in on the top bar hive.  That’s colony D and … Continue ReadingEpisode-259 – Feeding Top Bar Beehive

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

This one microsystem amongst the many that make up our food forest is representation of how to incorporate several permaculture … Continue ReadingEpisode-258 – From Microsystems to Macrosystems Permaculture Practice In Suburb

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October

Ughhh!!! September came and went already and I haven’t posted since August 20th. Wow! Just goes to show the food … Continue ReadingOctober

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Episode-255- Top Bar Bees in July 2014

  Song of the Day –    OOH CHILD The Five Stairsteps (video)

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Amazing lightning show in the sky

I recorded this on August 3, 2014. The was no thunder. Just a lot of lightning bursting behind clouds in … Continue ReadingAmazing lightning show in the sky

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Episode-254- Plant Fall Crops With Compost

Today’s episode is a three part video that show what I am growing for fall and how I’m going about … Continue ReadingEpisode-254- Plant Fall Crops With Compost

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Episode-253- Food Forest Fun Food Findings

I have how the food forest started to get full all good things in June and this last part shows … Continue ReadingEpisode-253- Food Forest Fun Food Findings

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August

It is now past the middle of August and summer has played out beautifully and better than planned. I began … Continue ReadingAugust

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Episode-252- Food Forest Part 4 of 4

The fourth and final video of the series shows what is growing in the front yard. The guild around the … Continue ReadingEpisode-252- Food Forest Part 4 of 4

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Episode-251- Time For Top Bar Beehive Update

I have been showing a lot of the fruit, flowers and vegetables growing around the property permaculture style but I … Continue ReadingEpisode-251- Time For Top Bar Beehive Update

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Episode-250- Food Forest In Full Swing Part 3/4

This third installment of the Food Forest in my bakyard show how the backyard extends to all around the house. … Continue ReadingEpisode-250- Food Forest In Full Swing Part 3/4

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Episode-249- Food Forest And Permaculture Showcase Part 2/4

Here is part 2 of the food forest videos. This video shows how the swales that I built in the … Continue ReadingEpisode-249- Food Forest And Permaculture Showcase Part 2/4

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Episode-248- Food Forest And Permaculture Showcase Part 1/4

I finally get a chance to share with you a view of the food forest I have envisioned growing. The … Continue ReadingEpisode-248- Food Forest And Permaculture Showcase Part 1/4

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Episode-247- Easy Way To Provide Water For Honeybees

             It is taking me time to catch up on all the things I have … Continue ReadingEpisode-247- Easy Way To Provide Water For Honeybees

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Episode-246- Plant Comfrey And Parsley Part 2

This is part 2 of the parsley and comfrey planting this year. The last video showed what the comfrey looked … Continue ReadingEpisode-246- Plant Comfrey And Parsley Part 2

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Episode-245- Plant Comfrey And Parsley In The Backyard

This how the gardens get started this year. I begin with comfrey from Nantahala Farm & Garden in North Carolina  and the … Continue ReadingEpisode-245- Plant Comfrey And Parsley In The Backyard

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Episode-244- How To Inspect The Top Bar Hives

The video in today’s episode is a month old already but I get to things eventually. I am taking a … Continue ReadingEpisode-244- How To Inspect The Top Bar Hives

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June

The dog and I were just outside this evening in the dark and its not just the ole sloping backyard … Continue ReadingJune

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Episode-243- 7 Steps For Growing Tasty Tomatoes

 Solanum lycopersicum The tomatoes have been in the ground long enough now that I had to set up a trellis … Continue ReadingEpisode-243- 7 Steps For Growing Tasty Tomatoes

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Inspect The Honey Bees

The film shows this inspection in pretty good detail.  Music credit goes to – http://danosongs.com Joker with Honey Lips and of … Continue ReadingInspect The Honey Bees

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Episode-8- Get a New HVAC Without Getting Ripped Off

     HVAC-911  CALL NOW (703)628-4090 Gardening chore Russian Honey Bee Hive Installing and feeding a new package of Russian honey … Continue ReadingEpisode-8- Get a New HVAC Without Getting Ripped Off

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Episode 273- Spiral Garden

Can’t imagine building the pyramids because 1,000 pounds of stone is all I can take in a day.

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