Epi083 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Unusual Edible Plants to Grow

This post covers Epi083 Great Escape Farms Podcast - Unusual Edible Plants to Grow in Full Bloom, Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No3, More Groundhog Repellent and Deterrent, Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade, Food Forest Weeding, and...

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Food Forest Weeding or Forest Garden Weeding

Food Forest Weeding or Forest Garden Weeding is about advantaging wanted plants and disadvantaging weeds in the first two years of a food forest.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon!  If you enjoy our work and want to help...

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Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade

Large Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade is about my 1200 gallon to 4500 Rainwater Harvesting System Upgrade.  I’m in the process of moving from four 300-gallon IBC totes to three 1550-gallon water storage tanks.Great Escape Farms is now on Patreon!...

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More Groundhog Repellent and Deterrent

More Groundhog Repellent and Deterrent gives you an update on the groundhog that I have been waging war with for the last two plus years.  He has been burrowing under my deck for the last four years and didn’t...

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Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No3

This post is Permaculture and Homesteading Q and A Series No3.  Topics covered include; Food Forest Garden Update, DIY Cheap Greenhouse, SureCall Fusion4Home Cell Phone Signal Booster, Hardwood Cutting Propagation, Planting Paw Paw Seeds, Kombucha brewing, groundhog repellent, free...

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Unusual Edible Plants to Grow in Full Bloom at the Homestead

This video shows our Unusual Edible Plants to Grow in Full Bloom.  We take a walk through the urban homestead and look at all of the unusual edible plants that are integrated into the landscape that are currently blooming.Great...

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Epi082 Great Escape Farms Podcast – Food Forest Garden Update, Companion Planting and Fruit Tree Fair Workshop Notes

This post covers Epi082 Great Escape Farms Podcast - Food Forest Garden Update, Companion Planting and Fruit Tree Fair Workshop Notes, Sustainable Homesteading in WV, Pruning Muscadine Grape Vines, and The Week in Review.Great Escape Farms is now on...

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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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