Planting a Butterfly Garden – Family Plot

Alright Joellen, we got some beautiful plants here. What are we going to do? – We’re going to create a butterfly garden. – Cool. – Now, when you do butterfly gardens, you gotta do al ittle bit of research. The majority of butterflies like nectar producing flowers that usually like full sun. So, you really […]

Q&A – Removing Ivy from Trees

“We have a vine that is growing up “and choking our maple tree. “What is it, and how do we kill the vine?” They wanna kill the vine. So what do we think that is? – Well, I think it’s English Ivy, what do you think? – I think it’s English Ivy. Hedera helix, is […]

Fixing Over-Mulched Trees — The Family Plot

Alright, Mister Volgas. Let’s talk about the proper way to mulch because all throughout Shelby County, I’m seeing these volcano mulches. And I know you don’t like that. You’re right. So, really we’re going to talk about the wrong way to mulch. And then we’ll go in to it. First of all, let’s talk a […]

His Garden Is World Famous – The Back To Eden Garden

hey welcome back to another axe family video hope you’re doing well hope you have a smile on your face cuz today is a beautiful beautiful day today we are going to meet up with a guy named Paul who started type of gardening called back to Eden gardening Taylor and I implemented on our […]

Q&A – Removing Ivy from Trees

“We have a vine that is growing up “and choking our maple tree. “What is it, and how do we kill the vine?” They wanna kill the vine. So what do we think that is? – Well, I think it’s English Ivy, what do you think? – I think it’s English Ivy. Hedera helix, is […]

Ornamentals and Trees in the Winter – Family Plot

Alright Joellen, what do we need to know about ornamentals and trees in the fall and the winter? – All sorts of things going on in the next few months. Number one thing of course is leaves, leaves are everywhere. And interestingly enough, the reason why we get nice fall color is because the leaves […]

Gardening Under Trees – Family Plot

Alright, Ms. Carol. Let’s talk about growing under trees. How difficult is that? – Well, it can be very difficult. There’s a lotta challenges, to growing under trees. Shade, first and foremost, for those plants, we know, need sunlight. But to me, one of the great challenges, is the competition from the tree roots. – […]

Tour a Thriving 23-Year-Old Permaculture Food Forest – An Invitation for Wildness

My philosophy about what to do in the world isn’t, go to a pristine area and live there and enjoy your life. It’s to find a place that’s degraded and fix it up. Twenty-three years ago we started developing the food forest system here. A food forest is a permanent planting. So you want to […]

Best Trees for Fall Color – Family Plot

fall is near believe it or not. – Yes. – How about that. So let’s talk about trees and fall foliage. – Right and you know what? Late fall and winter is the best time to plant a tree when it’s dormant. So, this is timely. You can think about you want a good fall […]

Spraying Peach Trees – Family Plot

Alright Mr D. – Talk about sprayin’. – We’re gonna talk about sprayin’ trees, right? – Peach trees, that’s right. Before I get into the actual spraying demonstration, I wanna talk a little bit about safety. Probably the best thing you can do where safety is concerned first is to read the label. And near […]