David’s Books & Videos

Books by David The Good

Compost Everything: The Good Guide to Extreme Composting


Compost_960-webFeed the soil and the soil will feed you. Compost Everything shows you how.

Think you can’t compost meat? Or bread? Or sewage?

This book throws out the composting rule book and will utterly transform the way you look at composting.

You’ll learn how to make your own fish emulsion, turn rotten beef stew into delicious homegrown melons, capture every bit of fertility you can for your homestead… and a ton more. Plus it’s funny.

A must-have for cheapskates, survivalists and people who are sick of throwing “trash” into landfills.

150 pages. Available in kindle and paperback.

Create Your Own Florida Food Forest


If you’ve been fighting with your Florida garden, FloridaFoodForestsCoverNewBLwebyou’re doing it wrong! Florida wants to be covered in forest, not grass and annuals.

Picture yourself strolling through a lush and tame jungle loaded with sweet fruit, vegetables, roots, medicinal herbs, flowers and darting butterflies. Now imagine that Eden is your very own Florida yard – it can be if you plant a food forest!

By creating an edible forest garden, you’ll be working with nature instead of against her. No matter where you live in the state, you can transform a patch of grass or woods into a magical edible Eden in just a few years.

Discover the permaculture breakthrough that may one day feed the world. Build soil, get plants for free and grow more food with less work! It’s time to Create Your Own Florida Food Forest!

58 pages. Available in kindle and paperback.

Grow Or Die: The Good Guide to Survival Gardening


Grow_Or_Die_Cover_WebGrow Or Die: The Good Guide to Survival Gardening teaches you how to grow crops under stress.

It’s also a wonderful crash-course in starting your first garden.

If you want to be prepared, know how to survival garden and grow more food with less work, this is the book for you.

Yes, I wrote it, so I’m somewhat partial, but the 5-star reviews back me up.

For a prepper on a budget or someone who just wants to feed their family organically from their own land, this is a must-have gardening book.

142 pages. Available in kindle. Paperback coming soon.

Totally Crazy Easy Florida Gardening


Totally_Crazy_Easy_Florida_Gardening_webAre you tired of failing at your Florida gardening?

Fear not! You CAN grow buckets upon buckets of food in Florida – and this book gives you the secrets to pulling it off year after year.

Whether you want to save money, feed your family, start a survival garden, garden year-round, go paleo or build a huge prepper garden, this is the book for you.

Learn the cheap and simple techniques that will kick-start your Florida gardening. Discover the crops that will always come through for you. Quit hating the sand and the bugs and start reaping abundant harvests like you’ve never had before!

This book provides the answers for both beginners and experts, delivered with humor. Pick up a copy of Totally Crazy Easy Florida Gardening and turn your backyard patch of weeds and sand into a money-saving vegetable factory that will keep your family fed no matter what the economy does.

112 pages. Available in kindle and paperback versions.


Compost Everything: The Good Guide to Extreme Composting


Now available on iTunes and Amazon. Read by the author.

Create Your Own Florida Food Forest


Now available on iTunes and Amazon. Read by the author.

Grow or Die: The Good Guide to Survival Gardening


Now available on iTunes and Amazon. Read by the author.

Survival Gardener’s Guide Booklets

The Survival Gardener’s Guide series is a collection of short reads on niche gardening topics. More will be released in 2016.

The Survival Gardener’s Guide to Growing Tobacco


If you want to survive a crisis, grow what people need! One of those “needs” is tobacco.

In this quick and NOT politically correct booklet, gardener and prepper David The Good shares how to grow tobacco in your home garden and includes suggestions on harvesting and curing.

Pick up a copy and learn to grow tobacco for barter, smoking and cash in a crisis.

Organic tobacco is tasty stuff – get The Survival Gardener’s Guide to Growing Tobacco and try it for yourself!

24 pages. Available in kindle version only.

 Video Presentations

Compost Everything: The Movie



Compost Everything: The Movie will transform the way you look at “waste!”

In this excellent follow-up to his book Compost Everything: The Good Guide to Extreme Composting, David The Good demonstrates in person how you can compost logs, meat, fish guts and almost everything under the sun safely and effectively.

The time will fly by as you laugh your way to better gardens.

Say goodbye to landfills and hello to soil fertility – go download your copy of Compost Everything: The Movie.

Worm composting, making fish emulsion, using trees as compost machines, turning sweet potatoes into peaches (as revealed in a strange 90’s-style music video) and more!

Run time: 50 minutes. Available for $9.99.


13 Tips, Tricks and Lessons from Homesteading an Acre


13TipsFilmPreview-TitlesWebIf you think you don’t have enough space on your small homestead, think again!

In this information packed presentation, gardening expert and author David The Good demonstrates his favorite off-grid garden tools, shows you how to use simple ponds for composting and water catchment, unveils how you can easily feed your trees with kitchen scraps without using a bin, talks about his super-simple easy-to-build chicken tractor, takes you through some of his gardens, and gives you a lot of tips and techniques for turning your small yard into an organic food factory.

Avoid mistakes and seize your garden by the roots!

Running time: 56:13. Available for rent and download.

Get Grafting!


Get_Grafting_PreviewHi, I’m gardening author David The Good and I have a confession to make:

For years, I was too scared to graft. I put it off. I figured it was a realm for only the experts.

Then I finally knuckled under and did it… and a whole new world opened up to me!

I’m no grafting “expert,” but I do know how to make grafts stick.

Join me in this entertaining instructional video as I demonstrate three types of graft: the whip and tongue, the side veneer and the cleft graft.

I’ll also show you how cheap grafting tools can be, plus teach you how to lose your fear of grafting… forever!

Run Time: 48:15. Available for a donation of any amount!


The Top 10 Must-Have Survival Crops: How to Grow Them and Save Their Seeds (a Comic Book)


This little comic book features ten crops that every survival gardener should be growing.

I cover uses, varieties and how to save their seeds.

The book is also funny, which you’re going to appreciate when everything collapses and we’re forced to eat bugs and mice while we wait for our crops to come in.

Bonus: I co-wrote it with a camel.

Written and illustrated by David The Good.

Available in .pdf format for $2.99.

The Brainspider Affair


Yes, I am also a musician.

The_Brainspider_AffairWarning: this record is not for the faint of heart and has nothing to do with gardening.

However, I can almost guarantee you’ll laugh.

There’s a part in there with sampled Mexican music where a woman with a horrible lispy accent keeps saying “social creatures” over the top. There’s another bit where I play a drunk Antonio Banderas. And there’s a 20+ minute long song about shopping at Publix.

A must own. Get it here.

Space Age



Long ago I had a record label and almost made it big.

Created in the wake of the 9/11 tragedy, this strange and flowing and sometimes violently discordant psychedelic record has found sounds, pop licks, fascinating lyrics and strange samples that combine into a listening experience like nothing you’ve ever heard.

Pick up a copy on Amazon.


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