Archive for September, 2011

Vegetable container gardening

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Iris Watson shares quick ideas for vegetable gardening in containers.

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    Can chicken manure be used in a vegetable garden as fertilzer?

    Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

    We had 26 chickens but got rid of them about 3 months ago. Is it safe to use their manure on our vegetable garden?Also there is corn& looks to be squash growing in the fenced in chicken yard. Is it safe for human consumption?

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      Womans Bamboo Nitrile Gardening Gloves

      Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

      www.cleanairgardening.com These bamboo nitrile gloves are made from bamboo fiber. The nitrile coating is uniquely flexible, giving amazing dexterity without compromising durability. www.cleanairgardening.com These bamboo nitrile gloves are made from bamboo fiber. The nitrile coating is uniquely flexible, giving amazing dexterity without compromising durability. Not the gardening gloves you’re looking for? See our full selection at www.cleanairgardening.com

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        My Organic Container Garden and Harvesting Bok Choy For My Morning Juice!

        Monday, September 26th, 2011

        My first attempt at an organic container garden. Its just a start, it was just an experiment to organic gardening myself which I have never had my own garden and I really do love the process. Next year I will expand as much as I can with the room that I have. Stay tuned for that one!

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          How do I prepare land for a vegetable garden?

          Saturday, September 24th, 2011

          There is a 12 by 6 lot on the side of my house that I want to turn into a vegetable garden. My parents have agreed to let me do it, but in the past, they’ve used tons of weed killers and its covered by rocks. I’ve read a tons of different stuff online, and I’m not sure which to believe. Any advice is appreciated.

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            Container Gardening: An Easy Way to Grow Your Own Food

            Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

            Container gardening is a great way for beginning gardeners to start producing their own food. Jon Traunfeld from the University of Maryland Extension talks about everything you need to know, from potting soil to planting, to grow vegetables in containers. From five-gallon buckets to Earth boxes, container gardening gives you a ton of options for any budget. Read about container gardening here: www.agnr.umd.edu And check out individual vegetable profiles here: growit.umd.edu Thisvideo is brought to you by the Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. provides resources and encourages people to start their own food gardens. www.growit.umd.edu Learn about our Grow It Eat It campaign, which Check out our facebook page for more gardening advice: www.facebook.com Animation by Chris Heuer, Freefall FX, LLC Shot and edited by Brett Wooldridge and Emily Heimsoth

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              CSR Minute: Nature’s Path & Organic Gardening’s “Gardens for Good” Campaign

              Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

              he Gardens for Good contest, sponsored by Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening Magazine, continues to receive applications from urban farms through its Facebook campaign. The competition is awarding 000 for urban farming ideas that produce organic food. Applications are being accepted through the end of this month at facebook.com/naturespath. MGM Resorts International has issued an Environmental Responsibility Report that outlines the company’s strategy, titled “Green Advantage.” By the end of last year MGM Resorts had reduced electric power consumption by 140 million kilowatt hours; reduced carbon emissions by 56000 thousand metric tons; reduced water consumption by 200 million gallons; and diverted more than 33 percent of its waste from local landfills. The company also introduced the first fleet of compressed natural gas-powered limousines, as well as organic and sustainable food programs at its 165 restaurants. For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

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                Suburban Container Gardening

                Sunday, September 18th, 2011

                I show you how we do things!

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                  Criminal gardening in Oak Park, Michigan – Interview with Kevin Rulkowski

                  Saturday, September 17th, 2011

                  From NaturalNews.TV – This exclusive NaturalNews interview features Oak Park, Michigan city planner Kevin Rulkowski, who has attacked home gardener Julie Bass for daring to grow vegetables in her front yard. (SATIRE)

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                    My mom planted a vegetable garden over our recently buried dead cat. Is it gross to eat the vegatables?

                    Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

                    Our cat of twenty years died 7 months ago. We buried her approx 2 feet under ground in a cardboard shoe box. My mother planted a vegetable garden (squash, eggplant etc.) 14" away from the grave site. My mom has been serving my brother and I the vegetables every night. Is it gross or wrong to eat them?

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