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-254- Plant Fall Crops With Compost

Today's episode is a three part video that show what I am growing for fall and how I'm going about doing it. Ron Finley said growing your own food is like printing money and I listen to him. The driving force behind my production is the compost pile I have in the back and this first video depicts it after 4 months of steady production of that black gold goodness. Made from 4 pallets initially and...

Episode-253- Food Forest Fun Food Findings

I have how the food forest started to get full all good things in June and this last part shows some of the reaping of all the sowing. Sure it takes a while to get something from my land but being able to plan for it and actually see it is all part of wanting to expand permaculture knowledge. The knowledge that I put to use as I built my main tree plants in guilds and I am getting to the point...

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 blueberry harvest have to be even bigger and they should be with the number of bushes we have and the growth they will...

January

As the snow falls on this secondary of January 2014 I must get off my tail and firm up plans for spring. It may seem like a far way off but in just four weeks I will have to start seeds if I wish for a productive crop starting with green onions and parsley. Then it won't be long before tomatoes and peppers and lots of other stuff are growing under lights in the green room. Before that and more...

Episode-214- Mark Progress Since The Journey Start

ChrisMartenson warns (The Periphery Is Failing) that there are only a couple of weeks or a couple of months left until the fat lady sings. That will mark the end of the continuous credit supply world banks have been providing to keep the party going. It's an ominous scenario he presents and one not to be ignored. It also needs to measured in preparedness for uncertainty. The last time we went...