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 wood, so you need to trim them regularly to keep the vines fruiting at...

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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 paw paw tree mulching.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon! If you enjoy our...

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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, I went into a few plants that go together and explained the concepts of...

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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 garden, and shows some of the supporting features in the forest garden.Great Escape Farms...

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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 A Series No2, and The Week in Review.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon!...

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Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No2

This post is Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No2.  Topics covered include first flush downspout water diverter, water catchment, rainwater harvesting, hardwood cuttings, protecting plants from deer, Michael Judd’s straw bale house, seed starting indoors, and cell...

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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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