Episode-4- Buy A Home of My Dreams and Prevent Nightmares – Part 1

     Show notes Music - Blue Devil Plain Gardening chore Cutting back the dead asparagus fern and filling in with some Mel’s mix including my own compost       All New Square Foot Gardening: Grow More in Less Space! Mel Bartholomew – Introducing Square Foot Gardening   planting times home outline and plans 2011 Buying a home in Fairfax county Part 1 Real estate information gathering...

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 and I got strong one indeed Sticking to what we...

Episode-2- Grow Green Onions and Chives

As mentioned in episode 1 the 2011 spring gardening has begun for me here in Northern VA. This is my third year as a producer of fruits and vegetables and one of the keys to my success has been All New Square Foot Gardening written by Mel Bartholomew  Mel is an engineer by training and his skills and experience have helped create a system for growing more food in less space. Mel travels the...

Episode-1- Bike Safely, Save Money

Fixing my bike and biking as an alternative means of transportation  I talk about the work I need to do to bring up to a better performance level. More importantly I’ll talk a bit about owning a bike and maintaining it for use as an alternative means of transportation. Type of bike I have -  Jamis On my bike I need to clean the chain, change tires, tubes, brakes Where I got the parts Why I...