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Gardening Etcetera: Flagstaff’s Finest Vegetable Garden Tour | Local

FRANK BRANHAM “Flagstaff’s Finest Vegetable Garden Tour” will be Saturday, August 13, from 10 am to 4 pm The tour, sponsored by the Coconino County Master Gardener Association (CMGA*) and Warner’s Nursery, will feature eight gardens throughout Flagstaff. There are four residential gardens, one micro-farm, one educational garden, one community garden and one public garden. …

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Composting: ‘cooking comfort food for Mother Earth’ | Lifestyles

Compost is the “return of organic materials to a rich, stable, humus-like material through a managed oxidative decomposition process mediated by microbe metabolism.” I like to think of my compost system as a kitchen dedicated to cooking comfort food for Mother Earth. Following a basic recipe, I add the best ingredients, water, and oxygen and …

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DALY: Containers are an option for those with limited space News

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Garden: Different options to garden available | Waco Today

Melody Fitzgerald is a McLennan County Master Gardener who has spent more than 35 years facing the challenges of Central Texas gardening. Now is a good time to think about some alternative methods of gardening, especially in relation to vegetable and herb gardens. Check out the following types of gardens to see if you think …

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Attack Of the Killer Thumbs: Weird Vibes For May

“Attack of the Killer Thumbs” aims to provide answers to your garden quandaries and your houseplant conundrums. We think plants make our lives and homes and balconies a better place to be. But we also know that you aren’t made of money. Here you will not find “recommendations” for our “favorite” ninety-dollar gadgets or “quick …

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Need compost? Here are 3 ways to make it without spending money on elaborate tumblers or bins Home-garden

Screened compost is ready to add to garden soils or be used as a component of potting soil. PHOTO PROVIDED BY RON KUJAWSKI I recall a friend of mine getting upset whenever someone referred to their garden soil as “dirt”. Dirt, he claimed, is what we sweep under the rug. Soil, on the other hand, …

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Meet the 60-year-old Worm Rani inspiring youngsters to compost and manage waste sustainably

It was in 2009 when she witnessed the Mavallipura landfill with around four million tonnes of garbage that Bengaluru-based Vani Murthy decided she had to change the way she produced and managed waste at home. She swore that from then onwards, her waste wouldn’t go to landfills. And so began the life-long journey to learn …

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Around the Towns: West Island | West Island News

DORVAL SUMMER-LONG OUTDOOR EXHIBIT: The City of Dorval is presenting an outdoor exhibition entitled “The Art of Haiku” at the Peace Park Arboretum from April 14th to August 21st. This summer-long exhibition features original Haiku from local, regional, and international poets, inspired by a selection of photos by the award-winning Montreal artist, Hua Jin. Inherently …

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Fruit flies like to live in ripe fruit and bins. Here’s how to keep them out of your kitchen

You might have noticed a few more ‘vinegar bugs’ or ‘fruit flies’ hanging around your kitchen, with all the recent rain and humidity. If you’re keen to get rid of these tiny flies without using pesticides, environmental scientist Sharron Pfueller has a simple hack to try, along with tips to prevent them from coming back. …

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