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5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 28th, 2011

Before reaching for the chemical sprays, try planting these easy-to-grow plants which have natural mosquito-repelling properties…

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5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden

5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 26th, 2011

It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest…

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Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

By Ellen LaConte, Posted April 5th, 2011

5 reasons why more of us should take up spade, rake and hoe, make compost and raise good soil and garden beds with a vengeance.

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Raised Beds: Preparing your Garden Beds for Spring

Raised Beds: Preparing your Garden Beds for Spring

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted March 15th, 2011

Early spring preparation will yield rewards throughout the growing season.

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Vegetable garden seed ordering tips

Vegetable garden seed ordering tips

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 24th, 2011

Vegetable gardening is rewarding on so many levels, but it all begins with the seeds…

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Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 19th, 2011

If you are growing vegetables in the hope of saving money, here are some suggestions for crops which have delivered real cost savings for us…

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Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

By Robert Jensen, Posted October 18th, 2010

We must ask how we can construct an economy that can balance what is biologically and physically possible with what is socially and ethically desirable.

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How to Use Seaweed to Mulch Your Garden

How to Use Seaweed to Mulch Your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 18th, 2010

Seaweed is among the best gifts nature makes available for the gardener.

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Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

By Daniel Cressey, Posted August 9th, 2010

Organic agriculture promotes more balanced communities of natural predators

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Peak Phosphorus: German recycler to mine phosphorus from sewage

Peak Phosphorus: German recycler to mine phosphorus from sewage

By Hilmar Schmundt, Posted April 26th, 2010

With the advent of ‘urban mining’, a new source of phosphorus, essential to farming and gardening, is now being tapped.

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How to build a raised garden bed on sloping, uneven ground

How to build a raised garden bed on sloping, uneven ground

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 9th, 2010

Building a raised garden bed over sloping ground is simple if you build it ‘in place’. Here’s the easiest way to build a level bed over uneven ground.

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How to fix a soggy compost pile

How to fix a soggy compost pile

By Eartheasy, Posted March 22nd, 2010

Just when you’re looking forward to using your over-wintered compost for spring planting, it can be a soggy dense mess, and difficult to spread evenly in garden beds. A few simple measures can help restore your compost in time for spring garden use.

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Wheelchair Gardening Tips

Wheelchair Gardening Tips

By Eartheasy, Posted February 25th, 2010

The simple pleasures which gardening offers can have added value for those with limited access to nature…

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‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 6th, 2010

Published in English in 1978, “The One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming”, by Masanobu Fukuoka, is available once again.

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Taking urban farming to the next level

Taking urban farming to the next level

By Twilight Greenaway, Culinate, Posted October 19th, 2009

Urban farmer Novella Carpenter experiments with raising farm animals such as pigs, turkeys, geese and rabbits within the Oakland city limits.

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Companion Planting Vegetables for Increased Crop Yield

Companion Planting Vegetables for Increased Crop Yield

By Jason Anderson, Posted July 20th, 2009

A quick guide to companion planting your vegetables

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Organic Mulches and Compost – good for your plants and even better for the soil

Organic Mulches and Compost – good for your plants and even better for the soil

By Jonathan Yaakobi, Posted June 1st, 2009

The former head gardener of the Jerusalem Botanical Garden explains the benefits of using organic mulches and compost.

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Organic Seeds Basics

Organic Seeds Basics

By Marcie Snyder, Posted May 18th, 2009

How do you know that the seeds you are buying are organically grown and where is the best place to buy organic seeds?

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Growing potatoes is easy …and so rewarding

Growing potatoes is easy …and so rewarding

By Shirley Eppler, Posted April 8th, 2009

Potatoes are low in fat, packed with vitamins and minerals and make you feel full so you are less tempted to nibble on sugary desserts.

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Vermiculite and Asbestos: how to minimize the risks

Vermiculite and Asbestos: how to minimize the risks

By James O'Shea, Posted April 3rd, 2009

Vermiculite which is accompanied by a great deal of dust likely has residual asbestos in its contents and should be used with caution

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