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Sprouting Avocado Pits the Easy Way

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Today we’ll cover sprouting avocado pits the EASY way. Though you are probably familiar with the “toothpicks and water” method of sprouting avocado pits, there is an easier way that seems to have a higher success rate. The short of it? Plant them in potting soil or compost. The long of it? Well, watch my […]

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How Much Food Can You Grow on 1/4 Acre?

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An Organic Mini-Farm on a Small Suburban Lot How much food can you grow on a 1/4 acre lot? Not much, right… Maybe a small garden in the back yard… Think again! A group of roommates in Austin decided to stretch their small suburban lot as far as they could. And you won’t believe how […]

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Sustainable Apple Trees – Self-watering and Self-fertilizing

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The Tarahumara Apple Tree Growing System Do you hate dragging hoses around the yard? Are you tired of lugging compost around in bags, buckets, and wheelbarrows? Check out this super simple system that is used by the Tarahumara Indians to grow wonderful and delicious apples with almost no work! The Tarahumara Indians of Mexico’s Copper […]

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3 Types of Tarahumara Indian Corn and How They Are Used

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3 Indian Corns with 3 Different Uses Marjory brought this video back from Mexico. Look at these 3 different corns – they’re beautiful! These are grown by the Tarahumara, off-grid, with goat manure fertilizer. Corn is super important to the Tarahumara – it’s one of their key staples. The Tarahumara are known as exceptional runners, […]

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A Perennial Food Guild for the Arid American Southwest

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Edible Permaculture Plants You Can Grow in Arid Regions If you live in an arid region, at some point you have probably felt envy when looking at pictures of food forests from other climates. You see countless varieties of plump fruits as far as the eye can see, with beautiful flowers, herbs, and annual vegetables […]

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Create an Inexpensive Orchard with Bare Root Fruit Trees

Bare root trees are young trees that are removed from the soil during their winter dormancy, so that the trees’ roots are exposed. This is done to make packaging and shipping easier and cheaper, and it’s a popular way to market fruit trees like apples, pears, peaches, plums, cherries, figs, pomegranates, and various nuts and […]

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