I saw a rain barrel collection setup last weekend at Indigo Green Store that made me want to do one myself. Abundant Edible Landscapes has installed a large drum and fitted it with a solar panel to power a small electric pump for irrigation. Fantastic! We're in Florida and there's lots of rainfall. Even so, the soil is sandy and not absorbant. It's also a good idea to utilize rainfall as a… Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 31, 2010 at 9:41am —
Yesterday I ran across a tattered copy of "The People's Guide to Gardening" at Indigo Green Store's Earth Bag Homebuilding workshop. It said leaving our garden bare for a little while after weeding is the best way to keep the little weeds from coming back so soon.
So, there you have it. It makes sense that weeds cling sometimes to other plants.… Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 24, 2010 at 11:32am —
Yesterday, I headed up to McRorie Community Garden and had a look at my patch. There were some radishes ready to pick. Thanks to Zoobird Bob Tuskin and his Survivalist seeds for these! I gathered some mint and collard greens, as well.…
The photo above is one of the first I took of the McRorie Community Garden. It's been a cold December-January, and some freezes have had an impact on the plants in our garden. But, today, for the first time in weeks, it's both warm and dry. The sun is shining. You can click the photo above and see the album I made of the McRorie Community Garden and all the people there. It's… Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 17, 2010 at 10:00am —
We have had some cold weather here in Gainesville, haven't we? Well, settle back, click the video above and listen to One Love performed by musicians around the world and have a stroll through McRorie Community Garden with me...
Here's yours truly, happy to be at the garden. But, it's been freezing at night and some… Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 15, 2010 at 2:30pm —
You probably saw Sandra Critelli’s viral Stingray photos (more accurately known as Cownose Rays or Golden Rays Rhinoptera Bonasus ) as they circumnavigated the web. If you missed them, click here. Sandra just took a new set of photos from the Falkland and S Georgia… Continue
Added by Michael Levin on January 12, 2010 at 9:30am —