When To Plant And What To Do To Protect Against Frost

From September 2012 have been growing a lot of plants indoors since early February. I have sowed seeds regularly since according to my 2020 Planting schedule – Planting times.  The exciting thing about this growing season is the successful implementation of my homemade soil blocks. A Soil block is a block of growing medium that […]

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August 18, 2020

Grow Your Own Food to Become Healthy and Wise

ON MY TO DO LIST TODAY IS:  Putting cover crops on the new hugelkultur garden beds and all other beds. Mulching for the winter. Feeling all good and proud from Episode-17- How to build a hugelkultur (“Hoogle Culture”) raised bed. Now how am I going to keep it from falling apart? Jason Aikers of The Self […]

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August 18, 2020

Fairfax County VA COVID-19 4-30-20

Jogging in Place There is no hiding from COVID-19. Stay at home orders are intended to lessen hospital loads. As social distancing lessens the health care system risk remains. Normalcy return when the reproducibility rate of COVID-19 gets closer to 1. Up to 80 percent of our population will have to be exposed to the […]

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May 1, 2020

Fairfax County VA COVID-19

COVID-19  (Novel Coronavirus) Updates and Notices  I will keep posting COVID-19 information as a means of tracking the progression of the disease through society and at the local level here in Northern Virginia. It helps me to stay aware of useful and productive info to make good decisions. First up today is a request I […]

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April 24, 2020

The Front Yard Food Forest

Front Yard Permaculture Its been 3 Years since I tried to grow in the front yard. For more on that visit Episode-55- Grow Food Not Lawns But Not In The Front Yard  Since I’ve learned so much especially about swales and guilds and birds and bees and flowers and butterflies in the backyard it’s time to turn […]

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April 12, 2020

COVID-19 Stats and Protection Production Update

January 26, 2020 is when the cycle began for me as a danger unlike I have ever experienced loomed on the horizon. A black mass that was not going to slow. After a careful watch of Chris Martenson’s video that day I knew the world had changed and it greatly pained me. The family business […]

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April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Updates and Ways to Help Yourself and Others

COVID-19  (Novel Coronavirus) Updates and Notices  Breaking News: Coronavirus government response CDC now advising Americans wear non-medical masks Download and Read! United States Government COVID-19 Response Plan  Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic Preparedness Pack Why you must act now – Public leaders & health officials: The only thing that matters right now is the speed of […]

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March 31, 2020

COVID-19 RESOURCES

COVID-19  (Novel Coronavirus) Updates and Notices  #solidarityat8 At 8:00PM tonight and every night go on your balcony, open your windows and cheer for the healthcare workers on the front lines of this pandemic. Tracking COVID-19: Cases = Then 100 (1/9/20) – 307,000 (3/21/20) – 439,000 (3/25/20) Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSS WorldOmeter How Fast Does […]

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March 22, 2020