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Crazy Water Melon Abundance!

The last past two years we’ve been rather successful with growing water melon. We have yet to perfect our propagation, but our plants have at least produced well in number. The varieties we’ve tried are the Black Diamond, Red Crimson, and Lelanau, a type of water melon that is actually orange colored on the inside.

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Pocket Garden Install W/ Greg Miller

Pocket garden install for Habitat for Humanity.

This is Greg Miller’s first pocket garden install. Greg does weekly Harvest 4 Health tours of his urban farm and garden to inspire others in the local community of Pensacola to grow their own food and live a more abundant life style. Picked at Perfection is about making the healthy choice the easy choice!

Plant a Tree w/ Duane Tant

This is Duane Tant of Lunahill, Pensacola, FL. Lunahill is a forest garden created out of Duane’s love for gardening and ecosystems. Coming from a systems engineering background, Duane is an inspiring individual making a difference in his community of Pensacola and the world at large by bringing awareness of topics like Food Forests, Watershed, and canopy restoration.

Learn about Duane’s forest garden project at LunaHill.US.

For more in-depth information regarding these topics, and to find more events like this in Pensacola, please check out 850eco.

Welcome to Lunahill Forest Garden!

This is Duane Tant of Lunahill, Pensacola, FL. Lunahill is a forest garden created out of Duane’s love for gardening and ecosystems. Coming from a systems engineering background, Duane is an inspiring individual making a difference in his community of Pensacola and the world at large by bringing awareness of topics like Food Forests, Watershed, and Canopy Restoration.

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Earth Day – Pensacola Florida

Pensacola celebrated its 32nd annual Earth day festival on April 23rd at Bayview park. We had a great time at the @earthdaypensacola festival and were marveled and inspired to see all of the community come together in reverence for this one and only beautiful planet of ours that we call Earth.

This video is a celebration of this community’s love and reverence for the Earth and all of its natural wonder. Whether through art, music, gardening, activism or just by being resonant with nature, we can all care for and celebrate this world in our own unique way.

Keepers of the Old Ways – Survival & Homestead Expo

On January 28-29th at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in Blountstown FL, we had the great fun of going to the Keepers of the Old Ways Expo, there we got to learn about the old ways of life, how people cooked, hunted, foraged, clothed, built and so much more.

In the process we got to interview Willard Smith, founder of the Pioneer Settlement. Willard spoke to us about the importance of the old ways of life, and why we must cherish the things that got us to where we are today.

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850eco – Co-Creating a Greener Pensacola

850Eco is an environmentally conscious community organization in North West Florida. 850eco sends out a monthly newsletter and regularly post about information, events, and projects relevant to creating a greener Pensacola. Please email 850eco@gmail.com to subscribe to their newsletter.

What is Watershed? W/ Duane Tant

What is watershed? Why is it important to the health of our ecosystems, economies, and people? Let’s ask Duane Tant of Pensacola, Florda – an expert in the field.

This is Duane Tant of Lunahill, Pensacola, FL. Lunahill is a forest garden where Duane aims to “seek out global varieties of food plants that are not only adaptable to our climate zone – but adoptable to our dinner plates.” Coming from a systems engineering background, Duane truly has an inspiring mind and palpable passion for changing the world by bringing about awareness of food forests, forest gardens, and watershed health. As they say in the Lokota tradition, “Mni Wiconi.” WATER IS LIFE.

Learn about Duane’s forest garden project at LunaHill.US.

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Interview w/ David the Good – Resilience in Growing Food

Interview with Florida Permaculture Gardener, Writer, and YouTube personality, David The Good.

David is a favorite of ours when it comes to permaculture gardening. His experimental and practical ways of growing food make for fun and interesting videos, not to mention his sense of humor! David is the go-to guy if you want to learn to grow a productive food forest here in the Sunshine state.