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If you know anything about composting, you’re not likely to learn anything new from the following video … however, you’ve got to appreciate the background music (the sort more often associated with perfume videos) and the good-looking models doing the composting. They are el compostadores, which sounds so stylish that I think I will hereafter refer to myself as one.
A few days ago I had the privilege of touring Sweet Water Organics to observe a closed-loop system whereby fish are farmed and their water is filtered by growing vegetables which take up the nutrients from the fish waste. All this goes on within an industrial building which, only 18 months ago, could have best been described as abandoned space. Many thanks to the Ciancimino family for providing me access to this burgeoning facility. ~ JB
This greenhouse is built on unlevel ground with a difference of 8 feet from one end to the other. By raising the coldframe, we were able to level the structure and add additional height for growing plants.
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Available as printed material or downloadable as a PDF from the web, this newly revised invasive plant guide is offered courtesy of the USDA Forest Service. The book provides information on accurate identification of the 56 nonnative plants and groups that are currently invading the forests of the 13 Southern states and lists additional nonnative plants of increasing concern. Read more here or download by clicking here.