Category Archives: Permaculture

How To Create Permaculture Gardens In The Suburbs

Tony Teolis/ September 18, 2018/ Gardens, Permaculture/ 0 comments

Welcome to the introductory post for 5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs. How To Create Permaculture Gardens In The Suburbs. I am your host Tony Teolis and this is smart gardening in action. This is Permaculture In Action. 5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs is the culmination of my knowledge of growing food in the suburbs of northern Virginia.

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5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs

Tony Teolis/ September 3, 2018/ Gardens, Permaculture/ 0 comments

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 too much money. 5 Garden

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Episode-270- Microgreens To grow At Home

Tony Teolis/ April 12, 2015/ Gardens, Permaculture, Preparedness/ 0 comments

I love growing greens and eating from the yard and in the winter we grow sprouts and thought we were doing well. And we were. Until I learned about microgreens. Yes another food experiment to add to the spring preps but this project began in February and the timing was right. By the time I had seeds, growing medium. In this

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Weekend Chores March 2015

Tony Teolis/ March 25, 2015/ Gardens, Permaculture, Preparedness/ 0 comments

     Weekend chores its all about food and being green. There’s lots of talk about being green and but doing green is work and the payoff is food and revenue. Here’s the ToDoList just for the time between March 13 and 15, 2015. Notice the omission of the regular life stuff. We don’t forget to do that too at ToDoListHome.com  Transplant

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Episode-230- Add More Mason Bees To The BackYard

Tony Teolis/ January 29, 2014/ Gardens, Permaculture/ 0 comments

I thought I knew about Mason Bees and how to cultivate and contribute to their growth in my front and back yards. But after three seasons with nominal success and little or no successive mason bee growth in future years it became time to ask why. Being winter these kinds of thoughts are helpful as it is also the time

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December

Tony Teolis/ December 13, 2013/ Permaculture/ 0 comments

December has just begun and we were greeted unusually warm weather for then first few days but that quickly changed to cold rain with an impending ice storm on the way. I want to see how the bees are doing. I haven’t seen any in several weeks and I hope that just indicates they are tucked away and clustered for

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November

Tony Teolis/ December 7, 2013/ Permaculture/ 0 comments

Glad to be prepped for winter but it is sad that the cold muck of this weather is just starting. The bees are all tucked in and I hope they have enough of their own honey to get through the winter. There is no food growing and I have yet to see worthwhile growth from the mushrooms. The brambles and

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More Carpenter Bees Bouncing Back In The Bee Balm

Tony Teolis/ June 27, 2013/ Gardens, Honey Bees, Permaculture/ 0 comments

Today’s video captures More Carpenter Bees Bouncing Back In The Bee Balm. Xylocopa virginica The Eastern Carpenter Bee is alive and doing well in my back and front yards. There are lots of them around and they seem to be easily please with any of my many flowers. the honey bees…not so much. Although I do have plenty of them bringing out the

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