Tag Archives: Gardening

Gardening and Permaculture posts at GalliStead.com

I created a new website GalliStead.com where I’ll make all future posts about gardening, permaculture, and aquaponics related projects and updates at our house. I hope to get fencing put in and have a few sheep or goats too. So … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Complete Organic Fertilizer

Making your own Complete Organic Fertilizer (from Gardening When it Counts) Mix by volume (not weight): 4 parts seedmeal (or 3 parts seedmeal and 1 part tankage (AKA blood-and-bone, meatmeal)) 1/4 part agricultural lime 1/4 part gypsum 1/2 part dolomite lime 1 … Continue reading

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Homestead Heritage Village – Waco Texas

Here are some pictures of the fascinating and awesome Homestead Heritage Village in Waco Texas.  An amazing number of amazing things are happening here.  They are a self-sustaining village, and do most everything by hand.  Their property is beautiful, everything is organized, manicured, … Continue reading

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World Hunger Relief Farm – Waco, Texas

Here are some pictures from the World Hunger Relief Farm in Waco Texas.  It is a working farm with lots of interns helping.  They have all kinds of things going on there, and they focus on low-tech solutions that work … Continue reading

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My Interview on the Growing Your Grub Podcast

Steve Howard with the “Growing Your Grub” podcast interviewed me about community gardening and the Citizen Gardener program.  His podcast has been a great resource for vegetable gardening information.  He had to adapt his growing techniques when he moved the … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. Everybody Else

I just read the dedication of my new gardening book.  Makes me think I’m going to like this book!

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Genetically Modified Organisms

GMO = Genetically Modified Organisms, which is one of the main products of Monsanto, who is the maker of Roundup. Roundup used to be advertised as “biodegradable” until being sued for false advertising. Monsanto is also the maker of DDT, … Continue reading

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The Survival Podcast

My co-worker, Steve, told me several weeks ago to check out thesurvivalpodcast.com. He explained that this guy recorded his podcast on his daily commute through DFW. I wasn’t interested enough at the time to find a way to listen to … Continue reading

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