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Bee Deaths Affect Our Crops

Our Bees are dying at an alarming rate.  Actually dying is the wrong word to use.  The Bees are vanishing, like something out of a science fiction movie.  If you haven’t heard about this problem yet, please let me bring you up to date. Colony Collapse Disorder The phenomena is known as “Colony Collapse Disorder”.  Bees […]

Canary in the Vegetable patch

You may be familiar with the use of a Canary to warn miners in coal mines when toxic levels of gas or the lack of O2 was imminent.  The bird would sing it’s happy song until a problem was present and then it would either die or at least stop singing which was a warning to […]

Farmers’ Market Scams

This post is taken from a recent article from Organic Gardening.com So you’ve decided to try and eat organic vegetables?  You might even think that buying produce at local Farmers’ markets would even be better.  Maybe, maybe not. Types of Markets Generally there are two types of farmers markets and various combinations there of. Real […]

Organic Manifesto | Why We All Need an Organic Manifesto | Rodale News

Why We All Need an Organic Manifesto In her book Organic Manifesto, Maria Rodale explains why demanding organic is a much-needed solution to protect our health and heal our planet. The following is another great article from www.rodale.com  Choosing Organic food protects not just us, but the environment BY LEAH ZERBE Choosing food grown with […]

RoundUp Weed Killer – What Biotech Pesticides Are Doing to Our Bodies

Just had this conversation with my family during a Easter get together.  Hope we can make some changes before there is no turning back. – jughandle The following is a story from Rodale News “where health meets life”  They have some great articles and research that I will be passing on to you soon.   Roundup […]

Ready to Plant?

I’m hot to start my organic garden but I can’t decide what to plant.  So many good vegetable and so little time and space.  The following are 10 easy vegetables and when to plant them 10 Easy Vegetables from Lowe’s Creative Ideas magizine Beans – so the seed directly in late spring once the ground has […]

Soil and the Organic Garden

According to Wikipedia: Organic farming is the form of agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control. Organic farming uses fertilizers and pesticides but excludes or strictly limits the use of manufactured (synthetic) fertilizers, pesticides (which include herbicides, insecticides and fungicides), plant growth regulators such as hormones, livestock antibiotics, food additives, genetically modified organisms,[1] human sewage sludge, and nanomaterials.[2] Organic agricultural methods are internationally regulated and legally enforced by many nations, […]

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