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To the best of our knowledge all the information contained herein is accurate and true. However we cannot guarantee that everyone will react positively to all edible plants or other plant uses. It is commonly known that many people suffer allergic reactions to conventional foods and products. Many people are allergic to strawberries and will come out in a rash if they eat them.Some people develop a rash if they touch the stems of parsnips. We strongly recommend the following preventative precautions when trying anything new: Make sure you have identified the plant correctlyTry a small taste of anything new in your diet.

Bioversity International: search As information about agricultural biodiversity resources is gathered around the world, managing information so it is easily shared and accessed is vital for the conservation and use of these resources. Bioversity International, working with international partners, has developed effective systems to manage this task including: Bioversity International is home to 3200 unique original field report documents which are now available online. This collection is an invaluable history of plants that may have been lost from their fields and natural habitats, painstakingly recording information about more than 200,000 landrace and crop wild relative samples collected all over the world for almost forty years. Read more The New World Fruits Database aims at providing easier access to some basic, but often difficult to obtain, information on fruits from the New World.

List of beneficial weeds This is a list of undomesticated or feral plants, generally considered weeds, yet having some positive effects or uses, often being ideal as companion plants in gardens. Beneficial weeds can accomplish a number of roles in the garden or yard, including fertilizing the soil, increasing moisture, acting as shelter or living mulch, repelling pests, attracting beneficial insects, or serving as food or other resources for human beings. Chart[edit] Categories of beneficial weeds[edit] Pest-repellent[edit] Neem -- repels leaf eating insects Edible[edit] Habitat for beneficial insects[edit] Shelter plants[edit] Normal grass can be used as ground cover, especially in nitrogenous soils. Trap crops[edit] Trap crops draw potential pests away from the actual crop intended for cultivation. Cowpea -- attracts ladybird beetle, so planting around cotton fields protects them from sucking insects. Medicinal use[edit] Rumex -- Dock. Other[edit] Nightshade -- breaks up hardpan, allowing roots to grow deeper Indexes[edit]

A Recipe for a Hugelkultur Raised Bed Permaculture Research Institute I’ve been wanting to do a hugelkultur bed ever since I saw an article about a village store garden where people could walk around these really tall raised beds picking their veggies without bending. Hugelkultur is a Central European-style raised bed which uses rotting wood as its foundation. Toby Hemenway mentions it in Gaia’s Garden, offering the hot tip that he can start potatoes a month early in this kind of bed. The hugelkultur raised bed can be built in many different ways, towering as high as you can reach or in a deep trench so that the planting surface is more or less level with the ground. The bed is a layered affair with rotting wood at the base. You can build these beds up to over two metres, if you are able, and they’ll slowly sink down. Here’s a step by step guide to how I did it. The trench: I dug a very shallow trench about 15cms deep and about 1.5 metres long by 1 metre wide. Layer 1 – Rotting Wood: I used maple and some apple wood as that was what was laying around.

Search Plants - Plant Identification | Right Plants 4 Me Fazenda Citra - A Fruta do Milagre - Miracle Fruit - (Synsepalum dulcificum) Escrito por Luis Bacher | 29 Fevereiro 2012 Imagine você consumir uma fruta de polpa ácida como um Limão, um Camu-Camu ou então um Cambuci e sentir que o sabor dessas frutas na verdade é adocicado e sem nenhuma acidez. Mas isso seria possível? Sim, é possível. Basta que você alguns minutos antes saboreie uma Fruta-do-Milagre. A Fruta-do-Milagre (Synsepalum dulcificum) também conhecida internacionalmente como Miracle Fruit é nativa da África Ocidental e pertence à família das sapotáceas. Curiosidade: Essa frutífera já é conhecida nos meios botânicos desde o século XVIII quando o explorador francês Chevalier des Marchais em 1725 em expedição pesquisou essa espécie e outras nativas da África Ocidental. Revista Natureza: Leia a matéria completa da Revista Natureza - Link Luz: Pleno sol e meia-sombra.Solos: Cultivar em solos preferencialmente ácidos com PH entre 4,5 a 5,8, em locais bem drenados.

Practical Plants Polycultures, Guilds & Companions... In addition to each plant being able to record interactions with other individual plants, users can also create polycultures or guilds of known plant combinations that work well together. We are at the very start of our collection of polycultures with The Three Sisters set up as a quick example. You can create your own favourite polycultures here: An open encyclopedia of plant information There are plenty of sources of plant information online. It belongs to all of us Everything is editable by anybody, and licensed under a Creative Commons license to be used by anybody. A specific focus for a broad audience It's simple: if a plant has practical uses, inform how to propagate, cultivate, and use it. It's practical Covering edible, material and medicinal uses, design functions, propagation, cultivation, environmental preferences, interactions, polycultures (and so on...) The flexibility and strength of a wiki-base Curious about getting involved?

Fazenda Citra - Fazenda Citra Em dezembro vamos rever a fruta Uchuva ( Physalis peruviana ). Sua polpa é rica em vitamina A, C, fósforo, ferro e ainda com propriedades medicinais. Leia mais... Oenothera macrocarpa (Ozark Sundrops) This showy evening primrose, is a sprawling perennial that will turn heads. Oenothera macrocarpa (Ozark Sundrops) is packed with very large, mildly fragrant, bright yellow flowers that rise atop a foliage of narrow lance-shaped leaves with conspicuous silvery midribs. Blooming profusely from late spring to early fall, the flowers open for only one day, usually late afternoon and wither the next day. They are followed by very distinctive seed pods bearing 4 papery wings, ready to be blown out by the wind. Winter hardy, this low-growing perennial grows only 6-12 in. tall (15-30 cm) and spreads 12-18 in. (30-45 cm).

Motions of the Sun Simulator - Calculating Solar Potential in Portland, Maine February 15th, 2010 by ReVision Energy We stumbled across an incredibly useful tool that allows you to calculate the path of the sun on any given day of the year based on your latitude. This tool, part of the The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project (NAAP), will even give really geeky data like the sun’s altitude and azimuth, and allows you to animate the cycles of the sun! Using the tool, we can plug in our latitude (roughly 43N here in Portland, Maine), program the day to February 15, set ourselves facing south and voila! We have a beautiful view of what the sun is going to be doing today: This illustrates beautifully why all we suggest for solar is a roof that is relatively unshaded from 9AM – 3PM… look at all that sun! When we do an on-site solar evaluation, we figure out whether your house has a good orientation to capture all of this solar energy. The solar pathfinder tool superimposes a view of the sky facing south from your house onto a guide of the sun’s arc in the sky.

Portal da Prefeitura da Cidade de São Paulo Saiba como funcionam e venha participar Os viveiros são abertos à visitação pública e mantêm serviços de monitoria para grupos, mediante agendamento prévio. As visitas têm como objetivo propiciar, através dos aspectos envolvidos na produção de plantas, um contato com a natureza em sua diversidade de formas, cores e cheiros. Informações sobre as visitas monitoradas Viveiro Manequinho Lopes Tel: 5572-1004 (UmaPaz – Aventura Ambiental) Viveiro Arthur Etzel tel: 2742 8833 ESTUFA 03 (clique e veja fotos da estufa) A Estufa 3 passou por um processo de revitalização no final do ano de 2009 e foi aberta ao público em janeiro de 2010 como parte dos festejos do aniversario de 456 anos da cidade de São Paulo. De formas clássicas e estrutura diferenciada das demais estufas do Viveiro Manequinho Lopes, essa estufa foi pensada para ser uma ferramenta histórico-educativa, compondo o roteiro de visita monitorada do viveiro.

Portal da Prefeitura da Cidade de São Paulo As mudas são fornecidas para órgãos públicos municipais. Todas as mudas de plantas ornamentais produzidas pelos Viveiros Municipais são destinadas a atender à demanda da cidade de São Paulo no que se refere à arborização e ornamentação paisagística, realizadas em áreas e próprios municipais, como praças, parques e canteiros centrais, executadas principalmente por DEPAVE e Subprefeituras, responsáveis pela manutenção dos Parques, praças, canteiros e áreas públicas. Os órgãos municipais, através de seus responsáveis técnicos da área – engenheiros agrônomos ou florestais – devem consultar os viveiros, através de contatos telefônicos, sobre a disponibilidade das mudas pretendidas e, posteriormente, enviar documento especificando as espécies e quantidades para reservas prévias e/ou programação de produção. Realiza-se também doação de mudas para órgãos não governamentais, regulamentada pelo decreto nº 46.886 – 04/01/2006, de acordo com a Lei Orgânica do Município, artigo 112, inciso I.

PFAF: Base de données sur la flore; avec différentes méthodes de recherches (EN) by fetelevousmeme Sep 24