Episode-242- Sweet And Easy Strawberry Bed For Spring

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 […]

Episode-98- Grow Strawberries And Make Strawberry Jam

           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 […]

Episode-3- Strawberry Pyramid Planter Plans To Make A Tiered Planter

Strawberry Pyramid Planter Plans  Putting in my new 3 tiered strawberry planter which istriangular shaped . 1. How the decision to grow more strawberries was reached Perusing catalogs and wanting to grow more fruit Thought about trying something new like elderberries or gooseberry Spoke to my wife about it without actually asking for an opinion […]

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 share with you the best ways to grow food and flowers in the suburbs. You will be healthier as will the local environment. You too can have great food without working too hard or spending […]

Garden Hacking Courses For The Suburbs

“UNDER CONSTRUCTION” Grow What You Eat At Home  – – Easy, Affordable and Fast “Episode-22- Grow Your Own Food to Become Healthy and Wis “Episode-23- How to Garden and Grow Vegetables in the Home” E83 “Episode-102- Make Gardens With Flowers, Fruit, Vegetables And Honey Bees” Episode-107- Make Your Own Food And Flowers – Part 1 […]

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. Beginning on the south side I show the raspberries which produced about 18 pounds of fruit this season! Going to make wine now that the jam is stored. Of course the raspberries depicted in this […]

Episode-229- Blueberry Pie And Thoughts Of Summer Blooms

As this cold winter drags on I find myself looking back to last summer as I plan for what this summer will bring. In short I want more of everything and last summer although we harvested quite a lot blueberries we only made one pie. Our goal this year is three pies. As such our […]

Episode-220- This Is What You Can Get From Hugelkultur – Asparagus

Permaculture Principle 7: Design from patterns to details Just from what I can remember here is a list of food that immediately comes to mind from the spring, summer and fall harvests of 2013. Just a quick note that annual refers to plants that grow and die in one season and perennials live for many […]