background preloader

Karma Tree

Facebook Twitter

Child Care. The Venus Project Jacque Fresco. Others' Related Pearls. DIY Chicken Coops & Tools. Canning and Preserving Recipes. How to Can Fruits and Vegetables from Your Garden. Canning Fruits and Vegetables. Make your own natural bug sprays. Every effort has been made to give proper quantities of ingredients and instructions required to make these recipes.

Make your own natural bug sprays

We have no control over how the end user may choose to reproduce these recipes nor can we guarantee/confirm that the products will be conducive to you or your area of habitat. The utmost care should be taken at all times to ensure there are no medical reactions to any materials used or the final product. Related Articles. 5 Flowers to Plant for Natural Pest Control. Natural Pest Control, Organic Spray Recipes & Disease Prevention. Lady Bug July is notoriously the time of year when gardeners are faced with a variety of pests and diseases on their favorite plants.

Natural Pest Control, Organic Spray Recipes & Disease Prevention

5 Simple Pest Remedies for the Garden. So often the home garden pest control remedies work as well or better than the chemical counterparts, and with the added bonus that with these formulas made of kitchen cupboard ingredients, you don’t need to worry about poisoning yourself, your pets, or your garden!

5 Simple Pest Remedies for the Garden

Print out these five standby remedies for yard and garden, including a natural fungicide for mildew and black spot: Simple Soap Solution 2 Tbs. soap flakes 2 litre warm water Dissolve soap flakes in water and apply directly to infested areas every 5-7 days. Note: Too much soap can cause burning on plants.Pests affected: aphids, spider mites, and whiteflies. Garlic Oil Spray 10-15 cloves of minced garlic 2 tsp. mineral oil 600 ml water 1 tsp. liquid dish soap Soak garlic in mineral oil for 24 hours. Strain garlic out and add 600 ml water and 1 tsp. liquid dish soap. Fungicide for Mildew and Black Spot 1 tsp. baking soda 1 litre water 1 tsp. soap flakes Dissolve baking soda in 1 litre of warm water.

Sticky Traps 1-2 Tbsp. Natural Garden Pest Control: Safe, Non-Toxic Methods & Solutions. Vegetable Gardening Guru - How to Grow Vegetables. “… a handy guide for anyone interested in growing vegetables!”

Vegetable Gardening Guru - How to Grow Vegetables

You don’t have to grow organic, but we can’t deny it’s a beautiful thing when the plants you love just love you right back. Planet Natural has developed this vegetable gardening guide to answer your biggest questions, no matter how you choose to tend your crop. Enjoy! Why organic? What’s all the fuss about organic produce? Then one day, a box full of fresh-from-the-farm veggies was loaded into my arms. How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden - How to Grow Organic Vegetables. Organic vegetable gardening is becoming more popular with each passing year, as home gardeners strive to grow gardens that are bountiful, healthy, and ecologically friendly.

How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden - How to Grow Organic Vegetables

Starting an organic vegetable garden is fairly straightforward; here's what you need to know to get started. Choosing the Right Site. Vegetable Gardens" The joys of vegetable gardening range from planning in winter to harvesting in the summer or fall.

Vegetable Gardens"

Northing adds more to your meals than fresh beans, tomatoes, or zucchini. Enjoy a new crop of vegetable delights every week. Vegetable gardens are unlike any other garden on your property. These gardens can be as attractive as a flower border -- with many different types of plants: annuals and perennials, and warm-season and cool-season plants. Try different types of new varieties of vegetables. Food Gardening Guide. National Gardening Association "When You Garden, You Grow" Browse by State All Local Guides Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut DC Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming.

Food Gardening Guide

In wheat country in the Columbia River basin, they gathered to celebrate dryland farming. MORO -- The rolling hills of the Columbia Basin, the expanse just east of the Cascade Range, must have looked all right to the homesteaders who arrived in the 1870s.

In wheat country in the Columbia River basin, they gathered to celebrate dryland farming

The lush land along the rivers and in the Willamette Valley was snapped up decades earlier by Oregon Trail pioneers, but here was wide open. The lack of trees should have been a clue. In return for passage, the Cascades force clouds sailing in from the Pacific Ocean to dump their moisture on the west side. The new farmers would have to get by with nine to 12 inches of rain a year, less than a third of the rainfall enjoyed by their cohorts in the valley. That fact has shaped life ever since in Sherman, Gilliam and Morrow counties, part of Wasco County and in Klickitat County across the Columbia in Washington. They've tried about everything but there's still just one crop and one method that thrives in the basin: winter wheat on summer fallow.

He doesn't regret it. "I love the growing part," he says. Dryland Farming. Northwest Dryland Cereral Legume Project This regional project ran from 1988-1992 and was funded by the USDA-LISA (now SARE) program.

Dryland Farming

It involved researchers and growers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. The goal was to look at both historical research and practice as well as current developments to combine the most promising ideas for enhancing sustainability in this cropping region, which is constrained by moisture. Thus, practices such as cover cropping that are relatively easy to adopt in more humid regions can be a challenge here. While dryland grain farming predominates across this region, the climate and rainfall patterns differ significantly and affect what a grower can do in one location versus another.

A number of outputs came fromt the project. Amber Waves:A Sourcebook for Sustainable Dryland Farming in the Northwestern United States. Citation: Granatstein, D. 1992. Echotec Dryland Farming Crops And Techniques For Arid Regions. Agricultural biodiversity at DuckDuckGo. Sustainable agriculture at DuckDuckGo. International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas at DuckDuckGo. How to Build a Stable. How to Build a Horse Stable. Barn Plans and Horse Facility Planning Information - StableWise. Horse Care ~ Supplements ~ Feeding ~ Grooming ~ Shoes & Hooves ~ Colic ~ Founder. Horse Care. Basic Horse Care Information and Guidelines. (25) Equestrian (24) KARMA. Discover the Best of the Web. Oxford Humanities. Google Scholar. Welcome to Facebook - Log In, Sign Up or Learn More. Mind Tools - Management Training, Leadership Training and Career Training.