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Welcome to Victory Seeds - Rare, Open-pollinated & Heirloom Garden Seeds. Growing Tips, Gardening Plans, Herb Profiles. Providing rainwater catchment, irrigation systems, xeriscaping, permaculture design, water-wise landscaping, water recycling and erosion control. Cascadian Edible Landscapes. Edible Landscaping: Organic Gardening And Landscape Design. Plants For A Future : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants. Flea Beetle: Organic Control Options. No dig gardens - how to do no dig gardening by gardening the no dig way! Greenhouse kits, Geodesic Dome Greenhouse, Greenhouses.

Garden Supply - Planet Natural. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. How the Dervaes Family Stole My Victory Garden - HOMEGROWN.ORG. Garden Guides, Your Guide to Everything Gardening. Creative Organic Gardening - Permaculture gardens. (permanent culture) is an approach to everyday life that integrates plants, animals, landscape, structures; people who purposely design all the facets of their lives to enhance environmental sustainability within a permanent, sustainable agricultural and cultural system - a diverse, complex eco-system, where the all of the elements interact in mutually beneficial ways to produce a whole which is greater than the sum of its parts.

Creative Organic Gardening - Permaculture gardens

The art of designing garden areas that are modeled on the relationships found in natural ecologies. Permanent is from the Latin "permanens" - to remain to the end, to persist throughout. Avant-Gardening: Creative Organic Gardening - All About Organic Gardening. Creative Organic Gardening - Northwestern New Mexico. Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Coopers Hawk, Prairie Falcon, Ferruginous hawk, Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, Turkey Vulture, Burrowing Owl, Great Horned Owl, White-throated Swift, Violet-green Swallow, Tree Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow, Canyon Wren, House Wren, Bewick's Wren, Rock Wren, Golden Eagle White-crowned Sparrow, Brewer's Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Sage Sparrow, Black-throated Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Lark Bunting, Brown towhee, Rufus-sided Towhee, Green-tailed Towhee, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Cassin's Finch, Lazuli Bunting, Lewis woodpecker, Flicker, Acorn woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker.

Creative Organic Gardening - Northwestern New Mexico

Biocontrol Network - Bio-Rational Alternatives for agriculture, horticulture, commercial and residential use. Natural Insect Control. Clicking on ants will take you to another page.

Natural Insect Control

{*style:<b>Aphids: </b>*}For aphid control we carry: 1600 X-Clude , Diatomaceous Earth , Garden Dust Insecticide/Fungicide , Ants "farm" aphids often keeping them in their nest during winter, then bringing them out in spring and placing them on the host plant. The ants eat the honeydew the aphids produce and move them from plant to plant spreading any diseases that are present. The honeydew favors formation of a black fungus known as "sooty mold. "

Permaculture

Seed and Pland Sources. Growing Amaranth and Quinoa. Recipes There are so many similarities between quinoa (keen' wah) and amaranth that it seems appropriate to describe them together.

Growing Amaranth and Quinoa

Quinoa, however, is a cool weather crop and amaranth is a warm weather one. Quinoa and amaranth are two very old, high-protein plants that hail from South America. They were held sacred in ancient Inca and Aztec cultures. Greenhouse in a Swimming Pool - Winter Harvest. Salad greens, chives and braising greens thrive in this winter growing space, a greenhouse converted from an old swimming pool. Outside temperatures dipped down as low as 3F (-17C); yet this space remains productive without any additional heat. It is heated by the sun during the day, and stays relatively warm (around 32F (0C)) on coldest of nights. Plants are happy and harvest is in full swing. This unheated growing space was created in an old swimming pool that has fallen into disrepair.