Harvesting Groundnuts is hard work – or is it??!!! — nortons news

It’s harvest time! The rains are finishing, the sun is warm, the skies are blue, and the harvest is being brought in. We praise God for His provision! I’ve been receiving some compliments about my soil from helpers working with me to harvest the groundnuts. They tell me that usually harvesting groundnuts is usually hard […]

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Container Gardening – #1 Things To Know. — Mrs. Chauntae’s 2 Cents

Hey Guys, When I first started my container garden I pretty much just planted whatever seed that I could get my hands on. My experiences, both good and challenging, led me to come up with a few things that would be beneficial to know when starting your first container garden. Find Out Your Planting Hardiness

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Friday Rant — The Happy Pig

Thomas Jefferson envisioned the United States as a vast land of small scale farmers, people whose very independence grew from their husbandry of the earth beneath their feet. Since 1900 the number of farmers has dropped by 90%, while America’s farm land has been consumed by huge agribusinesses. There are still farmers, but only a […]

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Composting Biochar Creates 200 Nanometer Organic Coating — Permie Flix

This won’t be news to anyone following this blog but researchers have now quantified the result of composting biochar. Rather than composting I prefer soaking my biochar in organic liquids like aged urine (nitrogen and phosphorus), worm tea (plant growth hormones), and compost extracts. Ideally during the creation of biochar and the boiling off of […]

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