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2013-07-12 23:16:51

In response to an article published on Las Cruces Sun-News, Colle Farmers Market applauds NMSU for its organic farming efforts and analyzes the economic benefits of sustainable farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 On July 12, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published on Las Cruces Sun-News detailing the method New Mexico State University uses to promote organic farming through its promising business prospects. According to a July 5 article published on Las Cruces...

2013-06-18 23:26:03

Terramera Partners with Hydrex to Help Community Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Terramera, a pioneer in developing effective and safe biopesticide products for pest management, today announced that it partnered with Hydrex Pest Control to provide pest control services for a nonprofit, transitional living center for the homeless, The Kingdom Center (TKC). Alex McCarty, Site Manager for TKC said, “ I was thrilled with the service and the results from the treatment in January. The...

2013-06-18 23:16:46

NOAA is predicting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. As communities prepare for heavy rain and strong winds, Western Pest Services is advising homeowners to plan for another threat that comes with these storms — increased pest pressures. PARSIPPANY, N.J. (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As many states along the East Coast prepare for hurricane season, experts from Western Pest Services, a New Jersey-based pest control company with branches throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast...

2013-06-12 23:20:04

News from Sharon Kleyne on Summer Gardens, Soil Moisture and Organic Content Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne recently reported on the best strategy to improve the quality and yield of summer gardens while greatly reducing the need for watering to increase soil moisture. According to Kleyne, gardeners and farmers have known about composting and mulching for thousands of years but only recently have the full range of benefits been discovered. As Founder of...

2013-06-06 23:42:35

Terramera donates CIRKIL® biopesticides products to help shelter get rid of bed bug infestation. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Terramera, a pioneer in developing effective plant-based biopesticide products for pest management helped make The Kingdom Center, a nonprofit, transitional living center for the homeless in Ventura, CA be bed bug free. Earlier this year, a representative from The Kingdom Center reached out to Terramera after discovering a bed bug infestation in one of the...

2013-06-04 23:21:34

In response to an article published by the Southern Illinoisan, which details organic farming awareness efforts by a SIU Carbondale student group, Colle Farmers Market discusses the importance of educating students and community members on the sustainable benefits of organic produce. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 On June 4, Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by the Southern Illinoisan discussing how a student group at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is...

2013-05-29 23:28:41

CIRKIL® Biopesticide Products, by Terramera, are now available to New York State-based customers. As bed bugs continue to increase their presence across the United States, Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) need effective products to combat these difficult pests. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Terramera, a pioneer in developing effective and safe biopesticide products for pest management, today announced that CIRKIL® Biopesticides, the only products that kill both bed bugs...

2013-05-19 23:02:05

Sustainable Farming with Hybrid Aquaponics Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Farming methods have changed many times since man planted the first seed in the ground 10,000 years ago. Most recently, the Green Revolution has transformed farming and dramatically increased farm productivity by using genetically engineered seeds and by applying chemical fertilizers and pesticides. But we are now seeing a backlash to these techniques due to the adverse environmental and health effects of these...

2013-05-17 23:01:52

Temperature extremes, flooding and drought can wreak havoc on landscapes. Melinda Myers provides strategies to repair and prepare landscapes for whatever mother nature has in store this season. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Spring floods, summer droughts and temperature extremes take their toll on gardens and the gardeners who tend them. Help gardens recover from the crazy temperature and moisture extremes that seem to occur each year. Myers suggests the following steps to revive...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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