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The Importance of Bees

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Summer is approaching and that means there will be bees all around us. They get inside your cars, they sting you at parks, and they fly around your house. Bees can make a hive in your tree, causing problems for your kids. You might find yourself wishing you lived in a world without bees. Yes, bees can cause problems for …

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Accelerated Permaculture Training

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Accelerated Permaculture Training A Certificate Course with Claudia Joseph, John Seitz, Jono Neiger, Anne Wiesen & Special Guests 🌿 6 SATURDAY SESSIONS BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15th / 9 am – 5 pm Sept 15th, Sept 22nd, Oct 20th, Nov 3rd, Nov 10th, Nov 17th 🌿 Tuition $350 before August 30th / $450 after. 🌿 Scholarships And Work Trade Available ABOUT ACCELERATED …

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5 Tips to Attract More Butterflies Into Your Yard

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Butterflies are beautiful insects. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They are wonderful to watch and admire. Unfortunately a lot of butterflies are dying off. Monarch butterflies have been slowly dying off because their main food source, milkweed, is not in full abundance anymore. Farmers that produce GMO crops, spray the milkweed with pesticides because it is considered …

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Companion Planting: How to Pair Plant Buddies for the Best Results

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In order to increase the variety of your food supply, consider companion planting. Gardeners and farmers all over the world use this technique to get the most out of the planting areas they benefit from. Also, you will be able to enjoy richer crops and harvest a wide variety of tasty and healthy vegetables. There are many advantages companion planting …

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13th Annual Seed Celebration & Swap

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Seeds! Seeds! Seeds! Bring seeds to swap – seeds you have saved yourself from plantings, half-used favorite packs or never opened things you found you couldn’t use. We are offering seeds collected in our OSH landscape & gardens (pollinator plants, job’s tears, agastache, etc.), leftovers that we re-ordered new, unusual things people have given us and hundreds of packs from …

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How To Grow Gourmet Mushrooms In Your Backyard

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Edible Mushrooms have been sought after by gourmet chefs for some of the worlds tastiest dishes. During the right season mushroom hunters flock towards the forests in search of some of the worlds most delicious wild edible mushrooms. But there are a good number of mushrooms that can be cultivated at home in your house or in your backyard, which …

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How to Build a Rainwater Collection System

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Collecting rainwater can be a fun and sustainable task that can be made with a simple system using plastic drum barrels, PVC tubing, and friends. Your garden can take up much water during the dry summer months, not to mention the unwanted chemicals in the tap water, like chlorine, which kills the soil. But why use that when water falls …

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An Interview With The Botanical Explorer Joseph Simcox

In Environment, Food Justice by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

We are grateful to share the incredible work of our friend and film maker Anthony Rodriguez who documents the fascinating aspects of permaculture, sustainability and food justice throughout the globe. This first video serves as an introduction to the Botanical Explorers series which follows ethnobotanist Joseph Simcox and friends on their journey to find and document rare and exotic plants …