"this water comes in handy in watering the plants,trying to cut down on bills,thats something to look into purifying rainwater..catching the water its right beside the plants,saves a walk to the water hose sometime,all seems to work out.hope to get…"
"Yes I was one of the first woofers to work with micheal on his project there in bristol,me and another woofer a female friend from the carolinias back in 2006,learned a lot from micheal,consider him a friend,we just had different ways of viewing…"
"I called our local organic grocer, Ward's, and asked whether they had Kombucha. The person who answered transfererred me to WJ Jennings, who works in the natural foods section. He said "Do you want to buy it or make it?" I knew I got…"
"Mycol Stevens has beautiful lemongrass plants growing at his place, which he calls Finca Mycol. He grabbed a handful and stuffed it in a pot. He lit a wood fire and boiled it in some water we hauled up from his hand dug reservoir. Delicious! Then,…"
"What are you going to plant?
I'm reading "Possum Living", by Dolly Freed which was a popular book in the 70's and just reprinted. Freed suggests thinking about what's most sensible to grow.
For example, she says…"
"Noel, we have so much water in Florida that it's natural to think "why collect something so abundant?" It's similar to think "why collect kitchen scraps for the compost pile?" What I have learned in this community…"
"Ooooh, now I am really curious. Cactus - tell me more. Is this the cactus that you sometimes find in Mexican food stores? The photo above was taken at El Michoachan, a Mexican grocery in the Houston Heights (Texas). I'll be there Friday! If…"
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