Transforming a high maintenance lawn into an abundant food producing system, including building a contour dam and swale. For more information, visit:

Backyard Organic Garden   (I am not able to get the Embed to work)

Backyard Organic Garden part 2   (This Embed works)

He put in a lot of work, more than my old body will do again, and his effort pays off, big time. Lots of ideas for smaller projects. 

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Here's another take on the backyard organic garden, using an in-ground swimming pool. Garden Pool

They claim to get half of their food from the backyard for $100/month maintenance. This is the first time I've heard of duckweed as a boon. There's a nice video.

Excellent example of what people can do to become self-sufficient. I'm sharing Thanks. 

This was nice. I could not get tha sound to work on my tablet but i got the general idea. Swimming pools are an extravagent wAste of water resources in the desert. They shoukd do this in other desert climates.
Very nice! He's more obanized and plans better than I do. I anted to get stuff started quickly and was derailedby cancer and work. By getting things in quicklw, I also learned what deer would desryoy, and am working on strategied. I also learnes what bees like an will expand on that. Th area to the back of the house has starts of 6 fig rees. Between them I put down black plastic. Th goal next year is a big borage bed, which they are foraging every last flower, and chines chives, ditto. They like sedum now too, so will divide plants and put in a bed of those. All dry tolerand, deer have not browsed them,


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