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Great Wisdom from an Elder - Wendell Berry: Poet and Prophet



Two of my heros of the earth steward movement are Thomas Berry and Wendell Berry. Bill Moyers

was fortunate enough to have a sit-down interview with Wendell Berry and here is the full interview. Great Stuff!

Wendell Berry: Poet and Prophet from BillMoyers.com on…

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Added by Bruce Weaver on October 9, 2013 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Growing Something Different and Tasty

Several years ago, I saw a blurb in a seed catalog (I think it was Seeds of Change) for sesame seeds. Not being familiar with how they grow but loving them on everything from salads to bread, I ordered a packet of seeds. I sprouted the seed in a seed pack and transplanted them to my mostly compost and sand garden. They grew nicely for a couple of months and then the most wondrous thing happened; they started to flower. Beautiful little white bells began to appear and continued adding new…

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Added by Robert Erickson on October 8, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Planting a Fall Garden

Planting rows of beans. Depending on your location it may be time to start thinking about planting for a fall garden. I have been growing a fall garden for the last six years and I have really come to enjoy gardening in the fall rather than in the heat of summer.

Growing a fall garden is a great way to extend your harvesting season. It is also a great way to grow more vegetables in less space. With a little planning you…

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Added by Matthew Riland on July 27, 2012 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Aquaponics

 









  The last few days I have been fighting the foes of my garden. Aphids, Squash bugs and Tomato Horn worms! I think I am winning at least until I go on vacation then we see if my husband can keep them from eating up my garden. I have decided that I am really just providing a nursery for the squash bugs at the moment and have lost my squeamishness to squishing the little pains in my squash. I am…

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Added by Penny on July 3, 2011 at 9:28am — 3 Comments

Early Season Preparation For The Garden Lights Landscape Up In Spring

Baby, it’s cold outside, but spring is just around the corner, so even if you don’t garden year-round outdoors, now is the time to prepare for spring. Getting a head start on the growing season indoors will insure your garden lights the landscape up come spring.



Make a list of what you want to grow, take inventory of what you have, then sit down with your seed catalogs and order what you want. Don’t wait too late in the season because not only might you be faced with items you want… Continue

Added by Sheri Ann Richerson on January 12, 2011 at 4:24pm — No Comments

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