Sunday, May 24, 2015

Food: Our Common Ground

The need to eat, drives us all.

"People, no matter where they live, or what they do, have one thing in common, the need to consume food. Humans also share this common need with all living beings large and small."

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bees

When laying our your garden plan consider planting for both honey and native bees. "All elements of an ecosystem are important to the functioning of that ecosystem. Remove one element and the system will need to make adjustments. The effect of that adjustment may often not be known until after it has happened."  More

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Growing Potatoes

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"You can grow potatoes on your patio or balcony in a container or in a community garden plot or your backyard". I have grown potatoes in the earth, in straw and in tires

Friday, May 8, 2015

Delicious Dandelions

Stop trying to kill them, eat them instead.

"This is urban food foraging at its most basic. You may not even have to leave your own property to gather this most versatile plant. If you are a home owner and have a lawn, the odds are good you have a handy supply of dandelions."

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Starting A Community Garden

This tells the story of how a community garden began. "One of the greatest challenges in developing a community garden is finding a site that is suitable for this purpose. Ideally, the gardeners would own the land, but a long term lease is the next best arrangement." more

Indoor seed Staring

I was at the Galerie Restigouche Gallery the other night and among other topics, I was asked when is the best time to get seeds started ind...