Posts Tagged ‘permaculture’ Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS As we head toward self sufficiency we might just stumble through the forest of government entanglement, shadows and obstacles to find ourselves finally reaching the edge, staring into the field that is freedom. Having lived most of our lives in the shelter of […]

Spring is here and not a moment too soon. Even with the mild winter we had, the longer days and green trees are a welcomed sight. We had a really good peach set this year, so my fingers are crossed for a good harvest.The Rabbiteye blueberry is covered in berries. I need to thin the […] Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Join me as I give a play by play of my trip to the local annual plant sale. I discuss the trip from beginning to end and some of the things that I noted along the way. Runaway carts and plant thieves! This […] Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat started out with a live update form the homestead turned into several different side road thoughts and ponderings. I give my top five garden crop picks and talk about how they did for me this year. I pass on a few tips on […]

Winter finally ended and not a moment too soon for us thin blooded southerner. I posted a few pictures of the garden in April, so I will show you the difference after few months of growth. I also took a few of the Zone 1 food forest aorund the house. A new group of chicks […] Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday I give a live update as I walk around the homestead inspecting the garden, fruit trees, bees, animals and more. It was so nice out, I decided to use my small digital recorder and headset to record the podcast. Natural Audio with real […] Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEpisode 10 is an update of what we have going on here at the homestead during early spring. Chickens hatching, rabbits kitting and rain. I talk about the kudzu beetle invasion and my thoughts on our responsibility as we introducing species and design new […]

We had a week of heavy storms and rain. After a longer and colder than normal winter and the spring extreme weather…..we were wondering if our garden plans would work out…..Looks like we need to thin a few out. After some weeding and a little mulch, these little squash plants might decide to go vertical […] Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI give a homestead update on a few weekend projects along with a few general thoughts. Garden talk, seedlings, cat problems, hobbies and a gear review on the Smith’s pocket pal x2 knife sharpener and survival tool..

A few pics of spring time greenery. A much longed for change from the dreary cold winter. I know, I get no simpathy from you northerners but still….. 🙂 This Pineapple Guava had no problem with the Zone 8 winter. I am curious to see what kind of growth this little guy put out. This […]