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Using Animal Manures in the Vegetable Garden

I use manures in my garden. Unfortunately, especially in  the United States, there's been a lot of debate about using manures in the organic garden. Organic certification there requires:Certified organic farmers, however, must have a farm plan detailing the methods used to build soil fertility including the application of manure or composted manure. Certified organic farmers are prohibited from using raw manure for at least 90 days before harvest of crops grown for human consumption....The U.S.…See More
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Valerie commented on Dave Riley's blog post French Intensive: La culture maraîchère downunder
"Thanks for the ressources. I'll look into it further. I must be closer to the French side as I really enjoyed double digging this weekend. Btw, Très bon marché and c'est la vie :-)"
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I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
My own residence.
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Vegetables. Rain harvesting.Starchy vegetables.
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produce
About what I can offer:
I hope to sell produce at local monthly markets in my township.
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http://kickbike.blogspot.com/search/label/Gardening
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French Intensive: La culture maraîchère downunder

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 0:30 1 Comment

I is here. Yesiree.

Finally.

After a very intense period of exploration and research I'm thinking that I have discovered my preferred gardening…

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Waffles, Sponges, Cornmeal and other delicacies.

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 2:00 6 Comments

A friend was talking about the Three Sisters (corns/beans/squash) and indigenous agricultural practices in arid regions of North America. Some of these approaches are covered in Rainwater Harvesting for…

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Market Cart

Posted on August 3, 2014 at 9:00 21 Comments

It wasn't a great day at the markets yesterday (they're monthly) but I'm proud of my snazzy market cart which is being renovated.

Looking gooood.

It used to be a bike cart and I'd carry my community artz workshop wares around from school to school with me peddling up front.

Since it has been used to ferry my canoe to the seashore.

Now it's a perfect produce market artefact. What style,…

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Sponge Hole Irrigation

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 1:00 4 Comments

I've been experimenting with the mulching technique I've previously called a Honey Hole or  Fertility Trench.
It is a very simple method that is a useful for  irrigating and introducing  fertility into the soil. I refer to these holes as 'worm takeaways' because…
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To market, to market...

Posted on July 19, 2014 at 19:00 0 Comments

Major renovations...

I've been digging...and planting because I've been driven by a new commitment: market…
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At 17:12 on January 11, 2012, Jane said…

Hi Dave, did you manage to get the Snake Beans. If not you may contact me on borgia@tpg.com.au with your address & I will send some.

Jane

At 21:10 on June 15, 2009, Scarlett said…
hello
hey i want to delete the backyarders group and i'm copying the discussions across, but i can't copy your little cuba photos - what to do?
At 20:50 on March 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , just a reminder that the 2nd Garden Visit is on the 29th at Vanessa place .
At 16:18 on February 4, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , just a reminder that the GARDEN VISITS are starting at the end of the month (22nd) .Everyone is welcome .
At 12:52 on January 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
thanks for the reply . I have no water tanks myself , very hard in this climate to do any thing without water , but feel free to come along whether you intend to host a visit or not .
At 10:32 on January 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , have you seen the discussion on garden visits ? . Would you be interested ?.
 
 
 

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