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...

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 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 case the coconut coir, trays and enough confidence to get a start on...

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-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. This weeks see the start again of green onions and chives. I can't wait til these are ready. The green onion grow big and tall if cared for properly. I start hundreds of them from seed and take the time to plant each and every one. I tend to grow the chives in bunches and they'll be transferred...

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 snow outside and the snow is still falling. The secret to my 7th growing season will be the same as it has been for the previous six. Plan and Prepare. It is obvious to me now that there are just three essential pieces that form the foundation for a great growing season. Barring any Force Majeure...

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...