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The city of Lake Worth offers a $35 credit rebate ...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Sunday June 06, 2010   -   By Tony

I was invited yesterday to give a presentation about composting at the city of Lake Worth -Public Services department.The director of Public services  Mr.Joseph Kroll gave directions ,information and  distributed compost bins to a group of residents...

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Tomatoes in our garden

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Saturday May 08, 2010   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

Good morning, everyone!!  I pray that the others in our great nation will have the glorious weather that we are having here this week!! Everyone know there is so much difference between north Louisiana and South Louisiana, even the climate is drastically...

Tomatoes in our garden

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Thursday April 29, 2010   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

Just an update on how the composting and mulching is going!! After three days for pitch forking and shoveling compost...I was telling myself I was doing "weight bearing exercises" and this was good for me. That worked for quite a while, then came...

Westminster Farmers' Market Report for 04-23-10

Blog: Westminster Farmers' Market   -   Thursday April 22, 2010   -   By Dean

Westminster Farmers’ Market Report from Maple Heights Farm Opening Day is Upon Us… The Westminster Farmers’ Market will be opening on Friday, May 7th! Come and enjoy the festivities, shop for your dinner, visit with friends and...

Tomatoes in our garden

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Thursday April 22, 2010   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

I wanted to share with anyone interested what I have found to stop the invasion of spider mites on my tomato plants.  For years I have been plagued with spider mites on my tomato crop, until one year I did some heavy composting.  That was the only...

Greenhouses Opening Soon

Blog: Tibbetts Family Farm   -   Wednesday April 14, 2010   -   By Elaine & John

Opening day is April 16, 2010.  Although the plants will not be ready for purchase until April 30th, compost, loam and mulch are stocked up and ready to pick up or deliver. For the second year, our own Barnyard Blend Compost is available in both bulk and...

Edible Flowers - A Beautiful Salad in your own Gar...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 28, 2010   -   By Karen

~Flowers are high in vitamins and minerals and all are rich in nectar & pollen. ~Rose hips have a high in vitamin C content, as well as nasturtium & marigolds. ~Dandelion flowers contain vitamins A and C. Add them to your salads!! Edible...

Christmas Harvest

Blog: Uwharrie Farm   -   Sunday December 20, 2009   -   By Judy

                    It is the week before Christmas and I am harvesting fresh veggies here in central NC.  How fortunate I am.  Collards and Savoy Cabbage have survived well in the garden...

How to Grow Great Tomatoes

Blog: Uwharrie Farm   -   Tuesday December 08, 2009   -   By Judy

     Nothing says summer like that first vine ripened tomato from the home garden.  Now is a good time to brush up on your tomato growing techniques.      Tomatoes contain the antioxidant lycopene, lots of vitamin...

Recycling barrels as rain barrels, compost tumbler...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Wednesday November 18, 2009   -   By Kay

Grow and Share has a supply of large plastic barrels we are recycling... These are a great size for rain barrels, just a little smaller than 55 gallon drums. If you don't need a rain barrel, they can be cut into halves and used as large planters. Or...

Autumn Ramblings

Blog: Sweet Harmony Farm   -   Sunday October 18, 2009   -   By Mona

We love autumn and October in New Hampshire is especially beautiful.  The maple trees’ leaves slowly turn to glorious hues of reds and orange, making the sky look so blue and the grass and fields so green.  The air is wonderfully crisp and dry and...

Eighth Blog From the Sheep Farmer

Blog: Shady Hill Farms, Ltd.   -   Wednesday October 14, 2009   -   By Ben

This is the Eighth Blog From the Sheep Farmer at Shady Hill Farms, Ltd., of Newbury, Ohio. Better farming: better lamb! That is the motto\ tagline of our affiliated meat and woolen goods business, GreatAmericanLambCompany.com Check them out, and...

June Localvore Newsletter: Compost

Blog: Monadnock Localvore Project   -   Wednesday June 10, 2009   -   By Jen

June 2009 Localvore Challenge: Reclaim Your Food: Compost! In this issue: Learn More About Compost: Make Your Own Compost...

Don't Toss It......It's Full Of Nitrogen!

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Monday April 20, 2009   -   By Jessica

Making and using compost is not only a life-changing experience, but it is the world's best soil conditioner. I use my spent tea leaves as compost for my house plants; cactus, succulents, and herbs, plus I toss them in the garden. Tea leaves are full of...

Learn the BASICS of COMPOSTING-I .Create your own ...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Saturday April 18, 2009   -   By Tony

Modern civilization offered the push button technologies for the modern man .Long time ago man did use the shovel to make a living and live from farming the EARTH.We are now in a cycle which is turning us upside down and people want to garden suddenly and they...

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Where to buy Spring 2009

Blog: EarthSmart Compost Updates   -   Saturday April 18, 2009   -   By Bennie

Hello and happy planting everyone! We're happy to announce two new retailers for the Spring 2009 season.  I'll add more as we deliver. Enjoy the warmth, Carmen City (in OK) ...

All for naught

Blog: Sunrise Farm   -   Thursday February 26, 2009   -   By Jetboy

I'm not new to computers but this is my first "blog" experience. Since we are really gettin goin on the farm right now, I thought I would share an experience none of you have had (yeahrightsure). A couple of years ago I read a really cool article in...

Duck Manure

Blog: MamaDuck's Duck Eggs   -   Sunday February 15, 2009   -   By Sara

Manure is not much from one or two ducks, it will fertilize the lawn or place where they live.  But with a larger group of ducks, it does accumulate, then the best thing is to compost the manure in a pile, somewhere it can rot and break down over time,...

Shipping Prices Federally are going up Jan 1st, Bu...

Blog: Celtic Wyndes Farm (dist of CowPots)   -   Friday December 19, 2008   -   By Brian & Terri

If you are think about buying Cow Pots for Spring use. Please get your order in now, so I can get it out by the end of the year. It will be cheaper to purchase this month since prices on postage is going up Jan 1st 2009. You are not able to purchase these...

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