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2013-01-03 05:02:22

Making the environment safer one landscape at a time is the mission of Natural Technologies Inc., a New Hampshire based company specializing in products for sustainable landscape management and organic lawn care solutions. Auburn, NH (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Natural Technologies Inc. has announced an initiative to offer landscapers and lawn care service providers in Canada the opportunity to become Certified BeeSafe® Applicators and join their mission to manage lawns with natural,...

2013-01-02 05:03:09

Greenix Pest Control has been honored with the Suepr Service Award from Angie's List because of their great service. Learn what makes Greenix Pest Control a superior green pest control business. Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Greenix Pest Control is a green pest control company based out of the greater Columbus, Ohio area that has recently won the Super Service Award from Angie's List. Angie's List is an extremely popular website that reviews business' services based on the...

2012-12-26 08:20:32

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (www.scsglobalservices.com) will provide expert insights about sustainable growing practices at the National Green Centre Conference in St. Louis this January. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) SCS has provided leadership in third-party certification in the food and agriculture sector for nearly three decades. The company established the first sustainable agriculture certification for...

2012-12-09 05:03:56

Colle Farmers Market comments on the rising interest in growing organic food expressed by farmers attending a recent forum on organic farming in Kansas. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 On December 7, Colle Farmers Market, a growing community of organic farmers markets, responds to the increasing push for organic farming among Kansas farmers who gathered at a recent forum on organic agriculture. A report in the Salina Journal indicates the continued rise in interest with going organic...

'Regular Hexagonal Pattern' Found In A Plant-parasitic Nematode Worm
2012-12-07 18:57:35

Pensoft Publishers A new plant-parasitic nematode worm (Meloidoderita salina) was found in a tidal salt marsh at Mont Saint Michel Bay (MSMB) in France, where its abbey is a world-famous historical heritage. The species name 'salina' refers to salty soil and is derived from the Latin word 'sal' or 'salis' meaning 'salt'. The study was published in the peer-reviewed, open source scientific journal ZooKeys. The female nematode worm of Meloidoderita salina deposits its eggs in two...

2012-12-07 05:04:38

Othos Pest Management in Asheboro, North Carolina, announces that it will be opening a new location in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Othos Pest Management will be immediately providing quality pest control services to both residential and commercial customers in the Pinehurst area. Asheboro, NC (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 For over 36 years, Othos Pest Management in Asheboro, North Carolina has provided dependable pest control services. Now, the company announces that it has expanded its service...

2012-12-02 05:02:21

Join fellow bird feeders, as they count down to the big holiday with Birdfeeders.com 25 Daily Deals of December! Litiz, PA (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Bird feeders, young and old everywhere are celebrating the holidays with deals galore! Tweet-Tweet, Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Joyeux Noel... no matter how you say it, many look forward to this very special December celebration. This year, Perky-Pet® wants to celebrate with all bird-lovers by offering a 25 Daily Deals of December...

2012-11-30 20:21:05

DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Terroir, the art of selecting the proper soil type and location which will produce the highest quality of grapes and its relation to the quality of wine grapes produced, is a growing trend among vintners. [1] Modern research shows there are in fact intrinsic qualities of soil that blend the tending of proper soil type with actual science. The most important factors involved in healthy soil for vine growth include good internal drainage and...

2012-11-19 08:30:12

MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - URBAN BARNS FOODS INC. (URBF: OTC.QB) ("the Company" or "URBAN BARNS"), today announced the first sustainable commercial growing facility in the world utilizing CUBIC FARMING(©) growing practices. Mr. Meikleham, Chairman of Urban Barns, announced, "By introducing manufacturing production line concepts into farming for the first time in history, Urban Barns has introduced a next generation agriculture called CUBIC FARMING(©) that can...

2012-11-14 12:28:08

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With estimated sales of almost $1 billion at the grower level in 2011, the global nematicides market is expected to continue its steady increase, reaching $1.2 billion by 2016 with significant pockets of growth in the Asia-Pacific region and South America, according to the recently released Global Nematicide Market: Market Analysis and Opportunities report by consulting and research firm Kline & Company. The United States, Brazil, and Japan...


Latest Organic gardening Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Sheet Mulching
2013-08-05 12:36:35

Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

Redworm, Eisenia fetida
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The redworm (Eisenia fetida), also known as the brandling worm, the tiger worm, the panfish worm, the trout worm, or the California worm, is a species of earth worm that is classified within the Annelida phylum. This species is native only to Europe, but it has been introduced into every country, excluding Antarctica, for vermicomposting purposes. Unlike other species of worm, the redworm does not prefer to reside in soil. It can be found in manure, rotting vegetation, and compost. The...

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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