Tag Archives: #worldorganicnews

Homesteading v/s Off Grid :And Those of us Living Somewhere In-Between – The Crowin’ Hen

These two lifestyle choices go by many names but the ones mentioned in my title seems to be the most recognizable or, possibly, the less confusing. Each one serves as an umbrella, though, with a good many people standing under them. Each person, however, has customized each one. And they can since there are no rules or regulations written into any one stone. I’ll get to more of that as we go.

Homesteading

I won’t go into the historical bits of Homesteading which live somewhere around the 1800’s and the Homesteading Act of 1862, but I will say that the pa…

Source: Homesteading v/s Off Grid :And Those of us Living Somewhere In-Between – The Crowin’ Hen

2017 Evaluation | herbalblessingsblog

As the second year of the potager ends, it is time to evaluate the successes and failures of this past season.  Yes, even after over fifty years of gardening, there are still failures, and that’s okay.  Once it was cause for dismay, but now I view it as a learning experience, or actually as a gift.  Not everyone, especially those my age are blessed with a garden.  And we as gardeners must always remember that a garden is not like a painting, or a book, or a sculpture that at some point is “finished” and will always remain so.  A gard…

Source: 2017 Evaluation | herbalblessingsblog

State University’s researcher seeks to adapt fig cultivation to the climate of La Paz – La Paz Insider

The management process is free of chemical pesticides; instead, alternative methods are used, such as those derived from the vermiculture technique.

La Paz, Baja California Sur (BCS). Gregorio Lucero Vega, professor-researcher of the Academic Department of Agronomy of the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (UABCS) explained that a project is being carried out that seeks to adapt the fig crop to the dry and semi-arid climate of La Paz; these actions have left good results, he said, because the planting of the variety of the fruit White Kadota, has been fruitful.

In that sense, he said that the management of this crop, which occurs in the Agric….

Source: State University’s researcher seeks to adapt fig cultivation to the climate of La Paz – La Paz Insider