Pruning Overgrown Apple Trees

This video is about pruning overgrown apple trees.  This is not the way that you prune an apple orchard yearly.  The tree shown here has been pruned once in the last eight years and is quite overgrown.Great Escape Farms...

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Hardy Banana Spring Preparation

This video is about Hardy Banana Spring Preparation and what needs to be done to prepare the hardy banana (Must basjoo) for spring.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon! If you enjoy our work and want to help support...

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Raspberry Pruning Basics | Spring Raspberry Pruning | Rubus idaeus

This post is about Raspberry Pruning Basics | Spring Raspberry Pruning | Rubus idaeus.  We first go over the different type of canes, then we get into the actual pruning.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon! If you...

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Epi080 Great Escape Farms Podcast

This post covers Epi080 Great Escape Farms Podcast - Making Garden Huckleberry Pie, Nursery Operations Keeping Plants Dormant, Indoor Plantings Update, Hydroplanet Fluorescent Grow Light Product Review, Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No1, and The Week in...

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Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No1

This post is Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No1.  Topics covered include transplanting trees, cell phone relay, winter propagation, planting paw paw seeds, building a cheap greenhouse, and red wiggler compost bin.Great Escape Farms is now on...

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Hydroplanet Fluorescent Grow Light Product Review

This is a Hydroplanet Fluorescent Grow Light Product Review.  We will go over the product datasheet and discuss my experiences with this product.  This review covers the Hydroplanet™ T5 4ft 8lamp Fluorescent HO Bulbs Included for Indoor Horticulture Gardening...

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Indoor Plantings Update – Plants Started in the Basement

This post is an Indoor Plantings Update from the backyard nursery at Great Escape Farms.  All of the plants I’m talking about today were planted in the basement under grow lights in February.  I’m also planting several trays of...

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Nursery Operations Keeping Plants Dormant

This post is titled Nursery Operations Keeping Plants Dormant.  It covers what a nursery needs to do if they ship bare root plants to extend their shipping season.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon! If you enjoy our work...

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Making Garden Huckleberry Pie | Making Wonder Berry Pie

Today we are Making Garden Huckleberry Pie or as some would call it Wonder Berry Pie.  In this post, we give you an overview of where my berries came from and then we demonstrate how to make the pie.Great...

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Epi079 Great Escape Farms Podcast

This post covers Epi079 Great Escape Farms Podcast - The Week in Review, Transplanting Trees by Hand, Seed Starting Indoors to Save Money, Fruit Trees Flowering Early, and Michael Judds Round Straw Bale House.Great Escape Farms is now on...

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