Garage Plumbing Winterization

This post is about how I go about Garage Plumbing Winterization.  We will show you how I shut the water off, drain the lines, and add a special antifreeze. This needs to be done every year before the temperature...

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Collecting and Saving Paw Paw Seeds

This post is about Collecting and Saving Paw Paw Seeds.  We talk about the basics as far as what paw paw trees are and their needs, as well as how to collect, store, and plant the seeds.The Basics The paw...

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Baltimore City Fruit Tree Partnership Program

This past weekend I attended the Baltimore City Fruit Tree Partnership Program as a vendor.  It is a really neat program that gives a free fruit tree away to anyone in the city who wants one.All the patrons had...

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Epi065 Great Escape Farms Podcast

This post covers Epi065 Great Escape Farms Podcast - The Week in Review, Red Wiggler Worm Compost Bin, Backyard Nursery Propagation Bed Winterization, and Harvesting Latefry Muscadine.Great Escape Farms PodcastGreat Escape Podcast is an audio version of the blog...

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Rainwater Harvesting Winterization

This post is about Rainwater Harvesting Winterization.  We are preparing our 4-IBC tote, 1200-gallon system for winter so the water in the pipes and tanks don’t freeze and burst. The PictureIf you notice in the picture the IBC-totes are in...

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Propagating Korean Bush Cherry

This post is about Propagating Korean Bush Cherry.  We give you general plant information followed by detailed propagation instructions for softwood cuttings. Basic Information Korean Bush Cherry is a fine-textured bush cherry with fuzzy leaves that grows to 5-8 feet in...

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West Virginia Sustainable Homestead Update – October 2016

This video is a West Virginia Sustainable Homestead Update – October 2016.  We provide updates on bags of leaves, winterizing the rainwater harvesting system, winterizing the garage, a broke 4x4, the new Great Escape Farms headquarters and the last...

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