How To Create Permaculture Gardens In The Suburbs

Welcome to the introductory post for 5 Garden Hacking Secrets For The Suburbs. PDF 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. I have been successful in turning...

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 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 30 seedlings into red cups and move to lights 2 coats...

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 visit Episode-55- Grow Food Not Lawns But Not In The Front Yard  Since I've learned so much especially about swales and guilds and birds and bees and flowers and butterflies in the backyard it's time to turn on the green in the front yard. After years of practice and learning the food forest...

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 my property on a topographic map to verify surveyed contour and the overlay my garden plans on that. The design would be a south facing U-shaped sun trap with swales on contours. I did not start that way but I am moving towards that design. Geoff Lawton of Australia has some of the best video examples...

Episode-263- Parsley Starts Now February 7, 2015

It's time to starting sowing the spring greens and that begins with parsley. Petroselinum crispum. What I have posted before about this lovely plant  has not changed. So here it is again. Episode-233- Get Started With Indoor Seed Starts - Parsley February 8, 2014        Today's video depicts the start of the growing season for 2014. Although it is still icy and cold outside and spring seems...

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 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 least one salad's worth of tomatoes per day per plant! A few...

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 principles into one functioning system. See how many principles are applied in just this one small system. Send answer via contact page. Permaculture Principles