new videos
hot off the press!  
    more about rocket
mass heaters here.

more videos from
the PDC here.
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Slideshow of how we transformed our 5,000sqft over the last 4 years  RSS feed

 
Sarah Milcetic
Posts: 19
Location: Shepherdstown, WV
3
books chicken food preservation
  • Likes 3
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi everyone! As part of applying for the Great American Farm tour I was going through photos from the last four years and put together this slide show. Enjoy!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2579423/Photos/Slideshow/Our%20Homestead.m4v
 
Milo Jones
Posts: 105
3
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
That was a delight to watch!
 
Carla Williams
Posts: 5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Wow, great job! Lovely place and adorable kiddos.
 
Casie Becker
gardener
Posts: 1474
Location: Just northwest of Austin, TX
116
forest garden urban
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I really like that you show that you went in small stages that built upon each other.  So many people are exposed to gardening through things like HGTV where a team of people come in and overnight transform a yard with big equipment and expensive potted plants.  Even online there is a tendency to post before and after photos without all the in between stages.  I like that you show you start with a couple garden beds and seeds sprouting in a window.  Seeing all the stages as you went from a barren suburban yard to a lush wood with exotic wildlife (chickens are jungle birds) is impressive without being intimidating. I like the background music, too.
 
Sarah Milcetic
Posts: 19
Location: Shepherdstown, WV
3
books chicken food preservation
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thank you all for the feedback!

Casie Becker wrote:I really like that you show that you went in small stages that built upon each other.  So many people are exposed to gardening through things like HGTV where a team of people come in and overnight transform a yard with big equipment and expensive potted plants.


That's a really good point I didn't even think about! We did everything our selves as time allowed. The only time we used big equipment was to remove the driveway (which was pitched wrong and causing our basement to flood). Now the water runs down toward the fruit trees.
 
Lisa George
Posts: 4
bee chicken food preservation
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks for the video. Very enjoyable to watch😁
 
Pascal Paoli
Posts: 34
Location: North East Ohio
3
chicken dog forest garden hugelkultur
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
mega! very cool transformation and proof, that it doesn't take a huge piece of land to start gardening.
 
Brittany Marie Peters
Posts: 7
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Love the video. Thanks for sharing
 
Bryant RedHawk
garden master
Posts: 2743
Location: Vilonia, Arkansas - Zone 7B/8A stoney, sandy loam soil pH 6.5
224
chicken dog forest garden hugelkultur hunting toxin-ectomy
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
dang, drop box says the file is not there.

Redhawk
 
Sarah Milcetic
Posts: 19
Location: Shepherdstown, WV
3
books chicken food preservation
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Bryant RedHawk wrote:dang, drop box says the file is not there.

Redhawk


Sorry! I don't know why the link wasn't working. Maybe because I downgraded to a free Dropbox account? I just tested this link.

A friend also told me her internet was too slow so I made a lower res version.

Maybe I should post them to YouTube or Vimeo instead? I haven't had the time to figure out whether I want to post stuff on those sites.
 
Bryant RedHawk
garden master
Posts: 2743
Location: Vilonia, Arkansas - Zone 7B/8A stoney, sandy loam soil pH 6.5
224
chicken dog forest garden hugelkultur hunting toxin-ectomy
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thank you for fixing it so I could see your works.

Outstanding slide show and I love the design.
You have shown just how well everything works together even in smaller spaces.

Redhawk
 
Inge Leonora-den Ouden
pollinator
Posts: 561
Location: Meppel (Drenthe, the Netherlands)
65
bike dog forest garden urban
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Sarah, I saw it in the low res. version. Your garden looks great!
 
A teeny tiny vulgar attempt to get you to buy our stuff
Video of all the permaculture design course and appropriate technology course (about 177 hours)
https://permies.com/wiki/65386/paul-wheaton/digital-market/Video-PDC-ATC-hours-HD
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!