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CHICAGO _ New gardeners often are daunted by fertilizing _ or they shrug, buy some blue chemical and apply it lavishly without really knowing why. But there's no need to let your garden's need for nutrients trip you up.
By Rick Sandella Soil, the environment in which plants live, is not dirt. Soil is actually a complex ecosystem with physical, chemical and biological components that together assure that your plants will thrive with support from you.
No matter how many technological advances Americans make, one thing is for sure -- we can't control the weather. Some areas of our country are experiencing dust-raising drought, while other parts of the nation are underwater.
Organic fertilizers are all the rage these days, and with good reason. They can provide plants with a long, slow feed, and their manufacture reuses waste products while putting less demand on natural resources.
PR Financial Marketing Jim Blackman, 713-256-0369 firstname.lastname@example.org Converted Organics Inc. (NASDAQ:COIN) announced today that it has appointed Dean Ulrich as the General Manager of the Company's new flagship organic soil amendment and fertilizer processing facility in Woodbridge, New Jersey.
By Carol O'Meara You changed the light bulbs and installed the low-energy appliances; the trash is recycled and you eat local. Now that your home is eco-friendly, turn your attention to the landscape, where what you grow - and mow - may help save the environment.
Converted Organics Inc. (NASDAQ:COIN) announced today that a post-effective amendment to the Company's registration statement that allows Converted Organics to resume honoring voluntary exercises of its Class A warrants (NASDAQ:COINW) and Class B warrants (NASDAQ:COINZ) is effective immediately.
By Leroy, Ben L M Herath, Herath M S K; De Neve, Stefaan; Gabriels, Donald; Bommele, Lydia; Reheul, Dirk; Moens, Maurice Compost and other organic amendments have been proven to improve the soil physical quality.
Applying organic fertilizers, such as those resulting from composting, to agricultural land could increase the amount of carbon stored in these soils and contribute significantly to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research published in a special issue of Waste Management & Research (Special issue published today by SAGE).
By Tambone, Fulvia Genevini, Pierluigi; Adani, Fabrizio Compost may improve the soil quality and contribute to C sequestration. The short-term effects of compost application on soil properties of soil cropped with maize are reported here.
Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...
Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...
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