June 25th, 2012 at 2:03 pm (survival skills, the human path, permaculture, texas outdoor education, herbology, wild food sources, green homesteading, aquaponics, self sufficiency farming, long-term food storage, field medicine, disaster preparedness, readiness, health and nutrition, self sustainability, prepping, societal collapse, gardening)
In today's podcast, Sam Coffman discusses a recent news story in which a woman's medicinal and food garden were destroyed by an HOA and the city.
He covers topics such as:
- How can we prepare our own medicinal gardens to avoid falling prey to this kind of ignorance?
- What are some of the different types of urban camouflage gardening (Guerilla Gardening)?
- What are the different height levels and how can we create a medicinal garden in the front yard that uses this to help fit the garden in with HOA and municipal idiot-regulations?
- What are some very good medicinal plants that grow as ground cover and can replace a yard?
- What are some very good medicinal plants that are high ground cover, low-herbaceous level?
- What are some good medicinal herbaceous plants and how can we fit that into our yard in a way that doesn't stand out?
- What is the concept behind forest gardening and how can that help us be more prepared?
- What is the advantage of using local plants?
To learn more about using medicinal plants that you can grow, as well as harvest locally in the wild, sign up for the next Herbology Level 1 class here
More information about the incident discussed in this podcast about the mowed-down garden, news report
Companion Article, 'On Your Side of the Fence'
Upcoming class in Austin, TX: 'Cooking With Wild Edibles', July 26th