Monthly Archives: February 2014

Small scale aquaponics with Ann “Aqua Annie” Forsthoefel

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Order vs disorder in the garden.

Normally when one thinks about an orderly garden, he or she would picture perfect even rows of evenly distributed plants. This scene would be absent of “weeds” and debris. The garden that we would be considering is actually as disorderly … Continue reading

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“Mainframe” on urban gardens in Detroit.

Here are two videos done by Mainframe up in Detroit. The first is at the local community garden and the second is what Mainframe is doing in his own backyard. Take note of the simplicity of design, the good use … Continue reading

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Fighting rising gas prices with Permaculture.

I decided to write this article after having a conversation at my day job. As it were, two ladies were discussing the recent rise in gasoline prices and different ways that they could fight back. The normal ideas of people … Continue reading

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Dr. Mudge teaching us how to propagate trees and plants by cutting and rooting.

Expanding your orchard or garden can be much less expensive with knowledge of how to propagate plants yourself. Imagine that, things are cheaper if you learn to do them yourself. Tweet it

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Creating a small suburban food forest. This is a great video by “One Yard Revolution”.

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Permie challenge!

Here at DIY Food Supply, we are all about trying to find ways to get more people involved in producing and using products that are from our local environment. The best case scenario is always right out of your own … Continue reading

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Backyard Fruit Tree Basics from Dave Wilson Nursery

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Badgersett: Converting to Woody Agriculture

While not completely germane to urban agriculture, woody agriculture (growing tree crops and perennials instead of grains and annuals as a broad acre crop) is a transition that is much needed to make our agriculture sustainable and regenerative. This video … Continue reading

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The Four stages of growing Shitake Mushrooms (way easier than you think)

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Toby Hemenway (Author of Gaia’s Garden) discussing guild planting.

From the Food Forest Design Course available at Organic Life Guru If you want step by step instruction on building a food forest on a small plot of land, I personally do not believe anyone teaches it better than Toby … Continue reading

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John from “Growing Your Greens” on building better soil for your organic garden.

Growing Your Greens Some of you may have noticed that I post a lot of John’s videos. There is one reason for it, everything he posts is information rich and his videos are high quality. Be sure to check out … Continue reading

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Diego Footer and Geoff Lawton discuss Permaculture. Podcast Download

This is a lengthy interview between Diego Footer and Geoff Lawton at the Permaculture Research Institute, done for promotion of the upcoming “Permaculture Voices” seminar. During this podcast; Geoff discusses in depth his views on Permaculture, where it has been … Continue reading

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An older “infomercial” on Square Foot Gardening with its originator, Mel Bartholemew

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25 video series on Bee Keeping with Dr. Delaplane at the University of Georgia

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