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The Urban Farm released a new iPhone and iPad app today called Urban Farm Guides; the app contains urban farming guidebooks that inspire users to create their own urban farms.
The program will be offered from Wednesday, November 13—Saturday, November 23, 2013 in Grass Valley, California. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013
In the new Urban Farm Lifestyle newsletter urban farmers like Greg Peterson, bring readers articles and tips for creating their own urban farm using permaculture, GMO Free Seeds, urban chickens,
Fourteen years ago, after discovering that he could go into many nurseries and they would sell him a fruit tree that will never bear fruit, Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm decided to do something
Noel Valdes will present on open raised bed gardening at the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania on Friday, September 20, and Sunday, September 22. Cambridge,
In Peterson’s eBook My Ordinary, Extraordinary Yard, he shares the simple process of how he transformed his residential landscape into an edible garden delight.
Spend five days in an alternate reality teeming with eclectic musical performances (live band, global and galactic bass, house, gypsy & sacred), cutting edge entertainment (including the first
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
Temperature extremes, flooding and drought can wreak havoc on landscapes.
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.