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Harvesting Jerusalem Artichoke Sunchoke
This Harvesting Jerusalem Artichoke Sunchoke post explains how to harvest this interesting tuberous plant and how to store and prepare the tubers. Great Escape Farms...

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Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 2
Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 2 is the second in a multipart series on upgrading my rainwater harvesting system from 1200 gallons to 4500...

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Blackberry Primocane Blackberry Floricane
This Blackberry Primocane Blackberry Floricane post explains and shows the difference between the two canes on this perennial plant with biennial canes. Great Escape Farms...

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Epi083 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Unusual Edible Plants to Grow
This post covers Epi083 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Unusual Edible Plants to Grow in Full Bloom, Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No3,...

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Food Forest Weeding or Forest Garden Weeding
Food Forest Weeding or Forest Garden Weeding is about advantaging wanted plants and disadvantaging weeds in the first two years of a food forest. Great...

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Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade
Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade is about my 1200 gallon to 4500 Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade.  I’m in the process of moving from four 300-gallon...

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More Groundhog Repellent and Deterrent
More Groundhog Repellent and Deterrent gives you an update on the groundhog that I have been waging war with for the last two plus years. ...

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Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No3
This post is Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No3.  Topics covered include; Food Forest Garden Update, DIY Cheap Greenhouse, SureCall Fusion4Home Cell Phone...

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Unusual Edible Plants to Grow in Full Bloom at the Homestead
This video shows our Unusual Edible Plants to Grow in Full Bloom.  We take a walk through the urban homestead and look at all of...

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Epi082 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Food Forest Garden Update, Companion Planting and Fruit Tree Fair Workshop Notes
This post covers Epi082 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Food Forest Garden Update, Companion Planting and Fruit Tree Fair Workshop Notes, Sustainable Homesteading in WV,...

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Pruning Muscadine Grape Vines now for More Fruit later
Pruning Muscadine Grape Vines is about trimming two muscadine grape vines in the winter before they bud out.  Grapes and Muscadines only fruit on new...

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Sustainable Homesteading in WV Spring 2017
Sustainable Homesteading in WV Spring 2017 goes over several topics including an update on the groundhog, organizing the shed, Winter Propagation Bed Transplanting, garden cleanup, and...

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Companion Planting and Fruit Tree Fair Workshop Notes
On Saturday April 15th 2017, I attended the Baltimore City Fruit Tree Fair where I presented a Companion Planting Workshop.  In the companion planting workshop,...

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Food Forest Garden Update WV April 2017
This post is a Food Forest Garden Update WV April 2017.  It shows my two-year-old food forest, goes over some of the plants in the...

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Epi081 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Raspberry Pruning Basics
This post covers Epi081 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Raspberry Pruning Basics, Hardy Banana Spring Preparation, Pruning Overgrown Apple Trees, Permaculture and Homesteading Q and...

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