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The Forested Garden: What Is A Food Forest?

Forests are ecosystems with a diversity of plants, animals, and fungi. They were designed by nature to have perfect balance. A food forest is a version of this in which the different, balanced components produce food. When we understand how nature creates its ecosystem, we can model that with productive species to produce food sustainably, […]

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Insect Repelling Plants That Drive Away Nasty Pests…

There’s nothing that will ruin your pool party or barbecue faster than uninvited guests. We’re talking about the flying, leaping, crawling, and creeping kind whose bite is worse than its buzz. Mosquitoes are a top offender. Their bites can leave you with more than just annoying, itchy bumps. Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on earth, […]

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Designing & Refining A Chicken Composting System…

The short series of videos below shows one mans mission to design a unique chicken composting system. With this operation they keep 60 hens, which they’re able to keep healthy and happy and they spend almost no money to raise them. Not only do they get fresh eggs every day, they also get a ton […]

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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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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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