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In one of the largest grassroots sustainable living events in the Southeast, Organic Growers School's Spring Conference draws over 2000 attendees from 18 states and Canada.
After an eventful year of growth and new alliances, Keyframe-Entertainment poises itself for a year of artist management, production and film screenings in 2015 San
Surpassing its initial Indiegogo campaign goal, The Polish Ambassador’s “Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Tour” will launch in October 2014. San
If you wonder why you should mulch your landscape and what kind of mulch to use, check out these tips from the professionals at Norway Gardens in Monticello Indiana.
Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, is starting a case study project with Watertronics, a Wisconsin-based organization, to document the Water Savings and Benefits of the company’s Sustainability
PLANO, Texas, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldVentures Foundation(TM), the philanthropic arm of
Permaculture (permanent-culture) is a design approach to thinking and living on the planet.
The FDPC Permaculture Design Course is an Urban / Drylands focused, and is for everyone who is serious in learning how to create a more sustainable life in all areas: food production, energy use,
In this inspiring and informative guide, aimed at both aspiring and experienced urban farmers alike, Peterson explores some of the surprising places one can start a garden, grow your own healthy
As part of a new app called Urban Farm Guides, Native Seed/SEARCH's Bill McDorman has created an extensive, step-by-step guide on how to save non-GMO seeds that will educate beginning urban
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...
Forest gardening is a woodland ecosystem that requires little maintenance. Forest gardening is a form of intercropping that is a seven tier, layering system utilizing the space from the sub-ground up to the canopy in order to provide high yielding food production for human consumption in wooded areas. Layering utilizes the photosynthesis to the maximum benefit for each tier within the forest garden. The canopy level consists of the tallest fruit/nut trees with dwarf trees in 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...