How to Start Seeds Indoors

How to Start Seeds IndoorsWell, as you can see from the snowy picture here, there is no planting outdoors!  However, I just planted a full tray of seeds in my basement, shown in the picture titled How to Start...

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Salal Plant Facts | Salal Propagation | Salal Recipe

Salal Plant Facts | Salal Propagation | Salal Recipe Salal Plant Facts include multiple names like shallon, gaultheria and (Gaultheria shallon). This perennial upright, leathery leaved bush that is in the heather family is native to western North America. It...

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Podcast Episode 22 – So What is all this Permaculture Stuff. A Brief Introduction and Description of Permaculture

Podcast Episode 22 - So What is all this Permaculture Stuff.  A Brief Introduction and Description of PermacultureGreat Escape Podcast is an audio version of the blog posts from Great Escape Farms, Specializing in Unique Edible Plants, Permaculture Gardens, and...

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Introduction to Permaculture Design DVD Review

Introduction to Permaculture Design DVD Review This is a review of the Introduction to Permaculture Design DVD Review. The DVD “Introduction to Permaculture Design” is written and presented by Geoff Lawton.  The DVD gives the viewer an 80-minute introduction to...

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Serviceberry Trees Information

Serviceberry Trees Information This post provides Serviceberry Trees Information to include how to grow, propagate, and eat this wonderful plant along with how to use it medicinally.Serviceberry is a deciduous shrub or small tree in the rose family (Rosaceae).  It...

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Making Elderberry Syrup

Making Elderberry Syrup This article focuses on Making Elderberry Syrup.  Elderberry syrup is edible as a juice and is used as a medicinal.Last summer I harvested, cleaned, and froze two one gallon bags of elderberries.  This weekend I finally got...

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Weekly Schedule 01_25_16

Here is the weekly schedule for the week of January 25, 2016:Monday –  Making Elderberry SyrupTuesday – ServiceberryWednesday – Introduction to permaculture design - A DVD ReviewThursday – SalalFriday – Starting Plants Indoors Do You Like Us?  If So, Check...

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Before and After Videos of the Blizzard of 2016

In late summer 2015 I took several videos showing the progress of plants around the yard at the Pasadena residence.  Then in December 2015 I did another video showing the difference between late summer and winter.  Just under 4...

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Podcast Episode 21 – Hardwood Cuttings Planted, Yellowhorn, Egyptian Walking Onion, Thimbleberry, and Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden

Great Escape Podcast is an audio version of the blog posts from Great Escape Farms, Specializing in Unique Edible Plants, Permaculture Gardens, and Homesteading. The blog posts can be viewed at GreatEscapeFarms.com.  This week we cover; Hardwood Cuttings Planted, Yellowhorn,...

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Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden book Review

Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden book Review This post, Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden book Review, is about Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden, by Lee Reich, and is a wonderful book that I have gone back to many times.  It...

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