Month: August 2012

Berkeley Lab scientists developed chip to detect microbes fighting plant diseases

This article was just posted in the compost tea group and while it is over a year old, I hadn’t seen it before and it is amazing how little we know about plants and microbes.  However, we are making progress. From It Takes a Community of Soil Microbes to Protect Plants From Disease … The …

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9/12/12 UPDATED: You get a LOT more seeds at Baker Creek than at Peaceful Valley — NOT!

With all those coupons and deals I ended up ordering German Radish from both Baker Creek and Peaceful Valley (GrowOrganic.com). We started planting root crops the other day and we got at least 10 times more seeds at Baker Creek.  While they’re not organic, I tend to limit my surcharge for organics to about 25%.  …

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Peaceful Valley $10 off AND $1.25 warm season organic seed sale

There’s a great deal — expires 8/17/12: Harvest sale! $10 Off Any Order This Week Go to GrowOrganic.com, shop this week & enter iCan at checkout! And the warm season organic seeds are on sale for $1.25 a pack.  I suppose that’s the 2012 seed close-out, but most seeds will germinate just fine next spring. …

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