Guiding road runoff into a gentle stream
Proper rain water management during the wet season helps fortify the land against summer drought. We can hold water in barrels but more importantly we can hold water in the landscape!
For this to work we need to slow water, spread water, and sink water.
Pair that with deep mulches and a lot of biomass and you'll have a system which rarely needs irragation.
Help soil life recover after a potatoe harvest, protect the soil over Winter, & ready the bed for planting the following Spring!
This video is jammed-packed full of theory and practice. I show you the entire process of harvesting and healing the land after a hard till and landscape rework.
Since my potatoes harvest actions damage tbe soil I always try to stack functions and reshape the garden landscape! In this case I build a mini swale and burm.
Over winter hot composting oak leaves without gas or shredding.
In this experiment, we show the process of hot composting oak leaves, in the winter, without shredding or using gasoline.
Our biggest problem is finding enough nitrogen to offset the carbon.
I the next episode I'll be on the hunt for nitrogen sources to layer into the pile.
Plant hardneck garlic in the Autumn, 6 to 8 inches deep, 6 inches apart, using a stick to drill holes into the soil. Separate garlic cloves and plant one in each hole, roots facing down, tip facing up.
Fertilize with manure or compost and water well to start the rooting process for a high yield of thick garlic heads with many cloves.
unturf italian cuisine: a lazy guide to perfect tomato sauce, every time
The Phantom Deck Bar Build is finished! (Perfection is the enemy of completion)
Thanks for watching this final part 3:
Today I coin the term "Phantom Bar" and I show you all the process of building one..
Let me know what you think so far!
This is going to be an epic "standing desk" when I'm finished but also looking for ideas on bar stools next. I'll need like 8 of them. New, repurposed, or refinished, give me your suggestions.
Just uploaded a video showing the right way to pick Eggplants and how we preserve our bountiful harvest!
A food forest is always changing - we must learn to flow with nature.
Why a food forest is an obvious solution to sustenance farming at any scale!
Checkout my 5 year old food forest and start your own.
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