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A Day at the Community Garden, Penguin. – High…

A Day at the Community Garden, Penguin. – Highclere

By MRJONMOORE

A full few hours of gardening and getting to know the locals. This community garden hums with fertility and good fellowship. A good day,

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Monsanto behind papers declaring their pestici…

Monsanto behind papers declaring their pesticides safe – Natural Revival Health

If you are aware of the environmental and health problems stemming from the company Monsanto, you probably know they are responsible for degrading our food supply and adding to the health crisis going on in the world, but did you know that they even fake their own studies? Yes, Monsanto was found to be behind studies that said glyphosate was not likely to cause cancer in humans.

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How Does Your Garlic Grow – ALMOST ITALIAN Ha…

How Does Your Garlic Grow – ALMOST ITALIAN

Have you ever noticed the cost of organic garlic? Australian organic garlic retails for around $30 or more a kilo ( €20/US$22).

Hot and cold compost | Go Local Food Ltd

Hot and cold compost | Go Local Food Ltd

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no dig beds and poly tunnelsWhat’s the difference between hot and cold compost and why does it make a difference?
Over the past 5 years at Go Local Food  we have been applying as much compost as we can to our fields. This humous has encouraged worms back with the result that the soil and the quantity of vegetables grown have both improved. This year we have produced 5.5 tons of veg (despite the weather!)…

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Fields, Beds and Plots | Go Local Food Ltd

Fields, Beds and Plots | Go Local Food Ltd

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no dig beds and poly tunnelsGo Local Food farms on nearly 2 acres of land using a 4 crop rotation system to ensure our soil maintains lots of nutrients to grow lovely veg. The fields are divided into beds and the 4 groups rotate annually – which is why your beans, sprouts and so on are never found in the same place – even the poly tunnels have a rotation.

The rota…

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Five Reasons to Choose Organic and Local Produ…

Five Reasons to Choose Organic and Local Produce | ZandMninjahealth

Many people have heard of reasons to purchase organic produce instead of conventional, but not many people actually have real reasons on why to do so.

A look back at 2018:Climate change leaves its …

A look back at 2018:Climate change leaves its mark | Farmer John’s Organic Foods

The growing season is finished here at Farmer John’s, and overall it was a good year — several crops had record-breaking production.  But I also had more than the usual number of crop failures, some of them with crops that have been reliable staples in past years — like broccolini. squash, corn, and cucumbers. As I look back at the records I keep, there’s a theme that passes through all of it —…

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Keyhole Garden | The Dark Temple

Keyhole Garden | The Dark Temple

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Keyhole garden

Is your backyard too hot and dry to
cultivate the vegetables you have only dreamed of? Keyhole gardens
were developed for the sole purpose of maximum crop output in the
hottest and driest of conditions. Their low cost, low maintenance, and
versatility make them a desirabl….

Source: The Dark Temple

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A Spoonful of Sugar – Kensho Homestead Cleani…

A Spoonful of Sugar – Kensho Homestead

Cleaning up the acorns on the deck, so helpful! By KenshoHomestead “Power concedes nothing without a demand.

Pathways – Ellen’s forest garden

Pathways – Ellen’s forest garden

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20180909_165437I wanted to create a central patio where the paths converged. This took some planning and construction work to bring to fruition. I used recycled broken concrete, and some hand made small square pavers to create a spiral pattern around a central circular river stone. I hand made the large 600mm square pavers at a fraction of the cost of retail pavers.  I could also personalize some…

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