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About Garden Organic The organic approach to growing recognises that all living things depend on one another. We are all responsible for how we treat the soil and the environment, to safeguard it for future generations. At Garden Organic we believe that organic growing is the best option to protect our food supplies, environment, health and wellbeing. Through research, community work, campaigning and advice we strive to get as many people growing organically as possible.

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Countless Uses for Coconut Oil – The Simple, the Strange, and the Downright Odd Dr. MercolaWaking Times Coconut oil has been a dietary and beauty staple for millennia. It’s a powerful destroyer of all kinds of microbes, from viruses to bacteria to protozoa, many of which can be harmful, and provides your body with high-quality fat that is critical for optimal health. Around 50 percent of the fat in coconut oil is lauric acid, which is rarely found in nature. In fact, coconut oil contains the most lauric acid of any substance on Earth. National Arboretum - USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Back to the Arboretum Home Page Arboretum Information || Events & Education || Gardens & Horticulture || Research ActivitiesNew Plant Introductions || Support the Arboretum || Comments Last Updated January 24, 2012 10:50 PM URL = narj Arboretum Information

Soil Association membership offer: Brocton Leys Organic Gardening Courses Location: Brocton, Stafford 10% discount for SA members on organic gardening courses available throughout the seasons for all abilities. Situated on the edge of Cannock Chase, in an Edwardian garden, a small but wide range of organic fruit and vegetables are grown from seed. We rely on our own compost and green manures, but some horse manure comes from a local stable to add nutrients to the soil. All the waste from the garden gets recycled into recreating compost and fertility for the whole garden. All the lessons are conducted on the theory of organic gardening in a conservatory. There are two greenhouses and a polytunnel for wet weather teaching, two acres of lawns, vegetable gardens, herb garden, woodland fruit trees and an old English apple orchard for practical sessions.

Preplanned Vegetable Gardens by Gardener's Supply With our free online planner, you can design a super-productive vegetable garden, based on square-foot gardening techniques instead of traditional rows. Just drag and drop crops to the planting grid and the planner fills in the number of plants. Or choose from 16 pre-planned gardens. OUTDOOR SEEDS Genehtik Seeds Genehtik seeds is the result of many years of hard farm work of sharing and exchanging genetic information and experiences with farmers and breeders, amateurs and professionals, known and unknown, from different countries and continents. After testing many different crosses with some special varieties and other seeds from around the world, they have created their own varieties - fully stable and well known for good quality.

Sorry, Foodies: We're About to Ruin Kale If eating kale is good for me, then eating a whole lot it must be even better. Right? John E. Manuel/Shutterstock Vegetable Gardening @ the Vegetable Patch: manage your beds with crop rotation and keep pests and diseases at bay Looking for a safe organic way to keep pests and disease under control in your vegetable patch? One of the simplest ways is planting your vegetables based around crop rotation. Crop rotation is all about planting groups of similar vegetables together in a different part of the garden each year. It's important to do this because different crops like different soil conditions. Sweet corn and pumpkin love a rich organical soil, but the same soil conditions would fork carrots and other root crops.

Organic Gardening Courses: Learn How to Go Green with Your Garden Over the 4 week course I will be presenting a series of lectures that will help you understand both the Big Issues – in other words – the philosophy behind organic gardening, and the Practicalities – in other words – how to do it. I will guide you through the steps you can take to adopt a chemical-free, sustainable and benevolent way of caring for the organic garden that will be good for your health and that of the environment – while keeping the organic garden looking great. This course is for those of you who really care about the bigger picture. You don’t just want to grow a few veg; but want to change your lifestyle, care for our planet, and truly understand the philosophy and history behind the organic garden and sustainable living.

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5 Best Fish To Eat, 5 Worst Fish To Avoid - Adding fish to your diet is a great way to improve health and protect against the harmful effects of inflammation. However, it is important to know your fish – not all fish are created equal. In fact, certain types of fish are loaded with chemicals, including mercury and PCBs. Other types may taste great and be loaded with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, but may be on the brink of extinction. Fortunately, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch keeps close tabs on the best and worst fish (in terms of health and sustainability).

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