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Hydroponics, Aquaponics, a Green Combo

By Trish Elliot Backyard gardeners have used hydroponics, a system that grows plants in water, since the time of Frances Bacon. But many amateur gardeners are switching to aquaphonics, a combination of hydroponics and aquaculture, or the process of raising fish for food. Hydroponics uses recycled water and its waste to feed plants, but when […]

Do Our Plants Know That We Love Them

Do Our Plants Know That We Love Them   Many of you may regard the notion that we can have a kind of loving relationship with our plants as a bit odd, but in many ways this is a kind of natural idea to think about. We are certainly here with them on the Earth […]

Embrace the Vegan In You!

  Embrace the Vegan In You!   When speaking about the numerous ways humans can create a better earth by recycling; utilizing companies that create products, services and systems that save the environment; getting everyone from celebrities to entire countries to jump on the bandwagon and promote new gardens, wastewater management, etc., there is also […]

Salad-Soil-Simplicity

  As early in the spring as possible, let’s say within a few days of the last possible frost, one should begin to plant as many kinds of lettuce and greens as possible. I usually throw in some seeds into close proximity to one another at 3-4 day intervals so that the greens are coming […]