Month: August 2010

Sewage sludge (biosolids) sold with garden soil by Gro-Well and Organic Gardening test gardener Leslie Doyle

A couple of months ago I had no idea what biosolids are.  We've been buying mulch by the yard at a local nursery and by the bag and I've never seen “biosolids” listed anywhere.  But of course I can't say that I looked for it. Then Rhonda posted at the Las Vegas Yahoo group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Let_It_Grow_LV/ …

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The best deal on hardware cloth to keep the critters out

I spent hours searching the web and also checked prices at the Kingman Home Depot and True Value. To my amazement, Amazon seller Mat Midwest has by FAR the best deal: NO tax and FREE super savings shipping. Incredibly, my order way out in the boonies was delivered only a couple days after I ordered.

Purslane — NOT a weed!

For years I wondered what that weed was that always grew even if none of the flower seeds germinated.  I remember having pots full of this “weed” and it grows everywhere we water. Here's an interesting article on Purslane:

Dr. Len Horowitz framed in murder and worm castings are PESTICIDES in California

Two truly outrageous stories, but both may well be true. Let's start with the news release about the WHO swine flu fraud, big pharma vaccine profits, conspiracy and MURDER. I've heard Dr. Len Horowitz on various radio shows for quite a few years and he exposed the dangers of vaccines and was very anti-war.  I …

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No more tilling: don't kill your earthworms, insects, fungi, bacteria, nematodes, …

I recently joined the organic gardening Yahoo group and one of the first posts highly recommended Teaming with Microbes. I just finished the book this morning and it is truly FASCINATING stuff. I've been seeing references to fungi, inoculation and compost teas and that it improves root and plant growth, but I had no idea …

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