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phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Brannen Sep 25, 2010.

 

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Dave Brannen replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"I think Paul Stamets, Fungi Perfecti, has done quite a bit of research on bioremediation with mushrooms. I think its www.fungi.com"
Sep 25, 2010
Cornelia replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"Some information that came across a listserv over the weekend Here is a neat article from Purdue on recent phytoremediation research: http://www.agriculture.purdue.edu/agricultures/past/fall2003/features/pollution_01.htm Phytoremediation can be…"
Apr 5, 2010
Paula Troncone replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"Paul Stamets is an authority on healing soil with mushrooms, check out at: http://www.fungi.com/mycotech/mycova.html my apologies if anyone has already posted this."
Dec 12, 2009
fiver replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"I have been doing some research on this as well. chekc out my website: http://www.annehars.com/Site/Bridge_greeners.html this is part of a grant I recently proposed to the city. Not a lot of information on the specific research, though. I have just…"
Nov 13, 2009
Sherri replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
Nov 8, 2009
Cornelia replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"A useful article about the value of cover crops here: "
Oct 21, 2009
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Oct 10, 2009
james leonard replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"take soil samples... have them annalized for what you think may be contaminating it.... go from there"
Oct 5, 2009
Sharon replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"We just did a heavy metal cleaning on our bodies, testing before and after. We should have the results in a few weeks . Our old house had dangerously high levels of lead paint on it and the EPA said to cover it with some siding so the paint could…"
Sep 29, 2009
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phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil

i was recently reading in the local newspaper about the discovery of heavy metals in the soil of our community gardens. well, i'm sure that this is no new reality - yes, this city has relied heavily on industry and yes, there are still quite a few nasty factory plants around. however, i know that this is by no means a unique situation. i have dabbled in reading about bioremediation and phytoremediation, but am not very science-minded. yes, the chemistry, etc makes enough sense to me, but i want…See More
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Cornelia replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"Article in the NY Times today about the prevalence of lead in our soil. For Urban Gardeners, Lead is a Concern"
May 14, 2009
mama hubbard replied to Freida Cook's discussion 'chemical free solution for fire ants in my garden?'
"despite what a lot of people think, diatenaceous earth, while considered organic, is actually not a very healthy or eco friendly resolution to insect problems. it is harmful to all insects - including the good ones - and is very bad for our lungs,…"
May 13, 2009
Trell Johnson replied to mama hubbard's discussion 'phytoremediation - how to use plants to heal the soil'
"future_reference said:The EPA has 'citizens' guides' for bioremediation, etc. In the article the EPA keeps referring to "Scientists." What scientists? Whose scientists?Citizen's Guide to…"
May 12, 2009
mama hubbard replied to Freida Cook's discussion 'chemical free solution for fire ants in my garden?'
"you can try pouring hydrogen peroxide on them... that might work..."
May 12, 2009

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At 1:36pm on May 4, 2009, Cornelia said…
Welcome Mama Hubbard - were you at the Brooklyn Food Conference? I love your blog!

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