ALL ABOUT COMPOSTING Fairfax County wants you to compost your kitchen scraps. If you don’t compost your scraps they go here. Lorton, VA Recycling and Household Hazardous Waster Disposal Centers Now we have better systems. Resources How To Compost Composting for the Homeowner Making Compost from Yard Waste Avoid rats and never compost meat or dairy products! Backyard Permaculture Video
Today’s episode is a three part video that show what I am growing for fall and how I’m going about doing it. Ron Finley said growing your own food is like printing money and I listen to him. The driving force behind my production is the compost pile I have in the back and this first video depicts it after
Today video depicts a few months of the growth of one patch of sunflowers I have growing. There are dozens of sunflowers growing this year and the big ones were started in indoor back in April. The patch depicted today however was grown from just planting the seeds in a small 2 foot square patch of ground in the front.
My appeal to growing food was enhanced by the idea of valuing all resources and not letting anything go to waste unnecessarily. This is what defines Permaculture Principle #6. Permaculture consists of 12 principles defined by Sepp Holzer, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren as an approach to designing human settlements and perennial agricultural systems that mimic the relationships found in
Front Yard Permaculture Its been 3 Years since I tried to grow in the front yard. For more on that visit Episode-55- Grow Food Not Lawns But Not In The Front Yard Since I’ve learned so much especially about swales and guilds and birds and bees and flowers and butterflies in the backyard it’s time to turn on the green in the
Call 703-402-1763 or Email tonyteolis at todolisthome dot com With available resources from your community I can design and build you a hugel garden that plugs into your landscape and adds productive long term food plants. Hugelkutur is building raised beds on top of a layered foundation of big old rotting logs, twigs, Branches, compost, wood chips, upside down turf,
It is taking me time to catch up on all the things I have been recording around the home from the beginning of spring but I get to things eventually. Today’s video was taken in April before the spring was in full swing. I’m at the point now where my management cycle has been
Actually it’s not possible to build a hugel bed in such a short time especially the way I do it. However, putting this video together was fun and you can see in a brief span of time the effort and resources required to get started on a fine garden bed that will last for years and years.