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2013-04-21 23:02:34

Biopesticides Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of Active ingredient, applications, product types, crop type, and geography; forecasting revenue and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets. (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 The report “Global Biopesticides Market — Trends & Forecasts (2012 — 2017)” published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global biopesticides market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenue for...

2013-04-17 23:02:02

Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares simple steps for invigorating weather worn lawns. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens. “Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds,” says gardening expert Melinda Myers. Myers recommends following these steps to improve lawns this season. Start this spring to renovate or...

2013-04-08 23:02:36

The Nevada Indoor Agriculture Conference, which will take place on Wednesday, April 24 at the Historic 5th Street School in Downtown Las Vegas, will explore solutions to increase local food production in Nevada. Las Vegas, Nev. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Entrepreneurs, agriculture industry leaders and Nevada state officials plan to come together to propel forward the development of creative and sustainable indoor growing solutions. The Nevada Indoor Agriculture Conference, which will take place...

2013-04-01 23:01:38

Colle Farmers Market offers commentary in response to an article published by the Cleveland Advocate discussing the use of compost as a method to enhance organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 On April 1, 2013, Colle Farmers Market offers commentary based on an article published by the Cleveland Advocate discussing the use of compost as a method to enhance organic farming. The Cleveland Advocate article written by Robert Hoffman introduces the concept of creating compost to...

2013-03-12 23:03:54

It´s possible to create a beautiful landscape and be kind to the environment even with a busy schedule and while staying within budget. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 It´s possible to create a beautiful landscape and be kind to the environment even with a busy schedule and while staying within budget. “All it takes is a bit of planning and a few low maintenance strategies,” says gardening expert and author Melinda Myers. Myers recommends these five strategies...

2013-03-01 23:03:01

Colle Farmers Market, the online network of organic farmers markets and advocate for the organic foods community, responds to reports of an upcoming organic farming exhibit to be held in Vermont in March. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 On March 1, Colle Farmers Market responds to an organic farming exhibit that will be opening in March 2013, according to an article from the Times Argus. The exhibit is the result of two years of collaboration between a farming photographer and an...


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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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