Blog – Page 3 – Eco Snippets

Are Backyard Chickens Really Worth It?

About six months ago we decided that we were ready to buy some chickens and dive into animal husbandry in our backyard. While my wife and I had discussed this idea in the past we had always dismissed it since we live in a small suburban community. Although we are not in a big city […]

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Clone Your Fruit Trees The Easy Way With Air Layering…

Air layering is a method of propagating new trees and shrubs from stems still attached to the parent plant.  In this video you’ll be shown one of the easiest and most reliable air layer methods you will ever use to create a copy of a fruit tree. It clones your tree effectively (produces a true to […]

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How I Doubled My Pepper Production Without Pruning…

In this video John from Growing Your Greens shares with you the one fertilizer he added to some of his pepper plants in his garden that doubled his harvest. You will discover how John determined which soil amendment he added to his garden that made a huge difference in yield. You will learn some of […]

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50 Years Ago, This Was A Wasteland. He Changed Everything…

Almost 50 years ago, fried chicken tycoon David Bamberger used his fortune to purchase 5,500 acres of overgrazed land in the Texas Hill Country. Planting grasses to soak in rains and fill hillside aquifers, Bamberger devoted the rest of his life to restoring the degraded landscape. Today, the land has been restored to its original […]

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Growing An Abundance Of Food In The City Using Permaculture…

The Plummery is a suburban home where a backyard permaculture garden measuring only 100 sq/m (1076 sq feet) produces over 400kg / 900 pounds of food year-round. Kat Lavers describes her approach to gardening, including vertical and biointensive growing, and how important it is – and possible! – for city dwellers to be food resilient […]

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How To Farm Mushrooms For Food, Medicine & Bioremediation…

Ian Garrone started Far West Fungi out of his garage 25 years ago to introduce America to the wide variety of edible fungi. Today, the Garrone family farm 60,000 square feet of greenhouses filled with organic, sawdust-based mushrooms. They sell over 40 different types of mushroom at their San Francisco store, a relatively rare offering, […]

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