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With higher populations and limited space, urban areas are not often thought of as places for agriculture.
In response to an article published by the Thomas Reuters Foundation, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic food, issues a statement confirming evidence that organic farming could increase
In response to an article published by Take Part, Advancing Eco-Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, discusses a new study suggesting sustainable agriculture could
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Advancing Eco-Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, discusses a new study about the soil building benefits from organic farming practices. New
Advancing Eco Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, commends Chico State University for providing its agricultural students with hands-on experience through its
In response to an article published by Take Part, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic farms, discusses a new study suggesting sustainable agriculture could help feed the world.
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Advancing Eco Agriculture, a sustainable agriculture products and services company, discusses the efforts in the United Arab Emirates to teach farming practices that will help crops be more resistant
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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, 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...
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...
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 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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