Seed-Buying Tips from a Professional Seedsman

By The Natural Gardening Company The Seed Industry’s Annual Cycle Like the crops you grow at home, most commercially available seeds are planted in the spring, grow during the summer, and are harvested and cleaned in the fall. After cleaning and processing, the seeds are tested for germination and purity to insure they meet certain … Continue reading Seed-Buying Tips from a Professional Seedsman

Crops can do their own weed control

Research from the University of Copenhagen now suggests that the war on weeds can be conducted more sustainably by adjusting sowing patterns and crop density. In conventional farming, the most frequently used herbicides for weed control have a negative impact on the environment. On the other hand, organic farmers enlist machines to battle unwanted growth. … Continue reading Crops can do their own weed control

Eco Visionaries Unite With Sustainability Partnerships to Yield Support, Funding, & Fruitation For Various Projects

January 13, 2015 @ 12:40 pm By Samantha Hurst Eco and sustainability visionaries are joining forces in groves with Sustainability Partnerships, a growing eco cooperative comprised of sustainability projects and visionaries; a non-profit, and a Pay It Forward company located in Los Angeles, California. The cooperative is donating 1 Million equity shares to support new … Continue reading Eco Visionaries Unite With Sustainability Partnerships to Yield Support, Funding, & Fruitation For Various Projects

Future of libraries: Sowing the seeds of agri-terrorism?

TRUCKEE, Calif. — One of the primary roles of public libraries is to respond to the specific resource needs of their communities. Sometimes those needs result in unexpected services, such as in Alameda and Richmond, Calif., Basalt, Colo., and LaCrosse, Wisc., where seed-lending libraries have emerged to serve their residents. At seed libraries, patrons “check … Continue reading Future of libraries: Sowing the seeds of agri-terrorism?