This Guy Makes $5.6K A Month Gardening In Other People’s Yards…

In this video Justin Rhodes profiles an urban market gardener who leases other people’s residential yards for planting produce, which he harvests and sells up and down the east coast of the United States. He makes over $5,000 a month. Rhodes writes of Jim Kovaleski, “This nomadic gardener travels between Maine to Florida gardening leased front yards. With a […]

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Seeds Of Permaculture – Tropical Permaculture Documentary…

Seeds Of Permaculture is an interactive documentary about permaculture in the tropics. Set against a beautiful Thai backdrop, the film takes a look at two permaculture education centers where visitors from all over the world come to educate themselves to be self sufficient, produce no waste, build their homes, gardens but most of all they […]

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How To Make Biochar For Your Garden…

Biochar is charcoal used as a soil amendment. Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon, and can endure in soil for thousands of years. Watch the whole day of the Biochar Workshop led by Bob Wells, soil scientist Jon Nilsson and Patryk Battle. Learn how to make biochar and its many beneficial uses including greatly enhancing soil life […]

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Aquaponics – Getting More Out Of Less…

Aquaponics is the integration of aquaculture and hydroponics, essentially the fish wastes provide a valuable nutrient source for the plants, and in turn the plants filter the water for the fish. Plant off cuts can then be composted in a wormery to provide food for the fish. The system produces fast growing and incredibly succulent […]

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Antarctica Just Shed An Iceberg The Size Of Delaware…

In a harbinger of future sea-level rise that could pose a serious threat to coastal communities, an iceberg the size of Delaware has broken free from an Antarctic ice shelf, leaving the rest of the shelf vulnerable to collapse. The break in the Larsen C ice shelf – the most northern major ice shelf in […]

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How To Grow Microgreens And The Benefits Of Wheatgrass…

It’s hard to grow good lettuces in the heat of summer – they dry out easily, and become hard and slightly bitter in taste. They grow best in spring and autumn, but if you are growing lettuce in summer it’s best to find a spot that gets some shade for part of the day. Microgreens […]

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DIY Shed Made From Old Wood Pallets…

Around the first part of March 2009 Butch Bridges from Lone Grove, Oklahoma, came up with the idea of building a garden/tool shed out of old wooden pallets. He was needing a good shed for various things since they moved house, and he thought that wood pallets just might fill the bill, and he would be recycling […]

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Primitive Technology: How To Make A Forge…

I invented the Bow Blower, a combination of the bow drill and forge blower to make a device that can force air into a fire while being easy to construct from commonly occurring natural materials using only primitive technology. I began by fanning a fire with a piece of bark to increase its temperature. It […]

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