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The bramble war

I’ve been spending a lot of time in our back garden in the last month. At the end of May we planted out a bunch of bedding plants, plus a gorgeous Alstroemeria ‘Princess Paola’, which is flowering like it’s got no time to lose. 396 more words


Peanut Herbicide, Fungicide, and Nutrient Tips From Jay Chapin

Here is another round of timely production tips from Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin.

The big picture right now of course is the extended high temperatures and lack of rain in many areas.  1,086 more words


Nando's Wheels And Backyard Redux And A No Recipe Crumble

I follow a blog Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog, Sharon who authors the blog is one of the sweetest most caring individuals I know, she cared for her sweet Sophie for many years and she is an inspiration. 896 more words

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Sunshine Coast Council Follows France’s Lead in Phasing out Weedkiller

Here is good news … another group opting out of Glyphosate use, this time Australia:

“Spraying weeds with synthetic chemicals could be a thing of the past in a few years if the Sunshine Coast Council has its way. 75 more words


On Healing the 'Broken' Urban Landscape: Portland's Holgate Overpass & the Brooklyn Yards

Walking the Holgate overpass across the Brooklyn Switching Yard, with its adjacent container operation, is anything but pleasant. Trucks, trains, blasting horns and the four lanes of traffic whizzing by next to the 5′ wide sidewalks wipe away the positives of the views across the river and to downtown.   4,743 more words


Effect of rice bran application for eco- friendly weed control, growth and yield of lowland rice in Bangladesh

M.K.A. Bhuiyan, A.J. Mridha, G.J.U. Ahmed, S.A. Islam, M.A.A. Mamun

Key words: Rice bran, weed control, Rice Growth and yield.


Experiments were conducted during dry season of 2006 and 2007 at BRRI farm Gazipur and Bhanga,Faridpur to determine the effectiveness of rice bran against weed suppression, rice growth and its impact on rice yield. 217 more words


Simple trick for a weed free garden

Nothing takes the joy out of gardening faster than weeds taking over.

Next time you weed your garden, remove about an inch of topsoil between the rows. 78 more words

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