Epi086 – Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 4, Harvesting Honeyberry

This post covers Epi086 – Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 4, Harvesting Honeyberry, Pennsylvania Permaculture Convergence 2017, and The Week in Review.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon! If you enjoy our work and want to help support...

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Pennsylvania Permaculture Convergence 2017

In June, I went to the Pennsylvania Permaculture Convergence 2017 at Stonehedge Gardens in Tamaqua, PA.  This was the first event like this here, but they do plan on having several more like this in the future.  Today I’ll...

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Great Escape Farms Podcast Epi085 – Videos Posted, Summer Travel, Summer Projects, Homestead news, and Conferences and Public Appearances.

This post covers Great Escape Farms Podcast Epi085 – Videos Posted, Summer Travel, Summer Projects, Homestead news, and Conferences and Public Appearances.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon! If you enjoy our work and want to help support us,...

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Harvesting Honeyberry Haskap Lonicera caerulea

Harvesting Honeyberry Haskap Lonicera caerulea provides you with an overview of honeyberry, followed by how to harvest and when and some of the uses of the wonderful edible honeysuckle.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon!  If you enjoy our...

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Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 4

This Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 4 goes over the upper section of a large rainwater harvesting system.  The video goes over the Rain Diverter, Leaf Eater, and First Flush Downspout Water Diverter.Great Escape Farms is now on...

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Bullhead Catfish in the Farm Pond

This post and video show the Bullhead Catfish in the Farm Pond as well as the blue gill.This weekend I went out to the pond at the farm and fed the catfish.  I have been feeding them off and...

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Epi084 – Blackberry Primocane Blackberry Floricane, Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 2

This post covers Epi084 – Blackberry Primocane Blackberry Floricane, Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 2, Harvesting Jerusalem Artichoke Sunchoke, Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 3, Propagating Raspberries, How to Open a Swimming Pool, and The Week in...

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How to Open a Swimming Pool Diatomaceous Earth (DE) type filter

How to Open a Swimming Pool is about the procedures I use to open the in-ground swimming pool.  I did a post and video on how to winterize your pool back in the fall.  This process takes you from...

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Propagating Raspberries from Primocanes

Propagating Raspberries is a "how to" on propagating raspberries from suckers of the original mother plant, also known as primocanes.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon!  If you enjoy our work and want to help support us, please check...

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Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 3

Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade part 3 is the third in a multipart series on upgrading my rainwater harvesting system from 1200 gallons to 4500 gallons.  This video shows the lower half of the plumbing.Great Escape Farms is now...

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