Can organic crops compete with industrial agriculture?

A systematic overview of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought. The study, conducted by UC Berkeley researchers, also found that certain practices could further shrink the productivity gap between organic crops and conventional farming.…

Continue reading

Azospirillum Brasilense Bacteria (Azos) And Why Every Gardner Needs It.

Once again this is an example of how one must feed the SOIL not the plant. Nature has already thought of everything you need and provided it somehow, all you have to do is learn to restore what has been lost. Many fungi and bacteria have been killed off by…

Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons To Use Mycorrhizae, Friendly Fungi And Fabulous Friends For Gardeners

Do you want way to naturally and organically produce more food from your garden or farm. Well, nature provides. Mycorrhizae is a fungi that will rock the roots of most plants and show a HUGE gain in size and yield. In combination with Azos bacteria, the two can nearly grow a…

Continue reading

Using Wood Ash Instead Of Lime.

Fireplace ash can be used as a substitute for lime in very acidic soils. It also provides many trace elements that plants need and the trees and fungi you are burning had already mined and stored. You may want to keep a special ask bucket to make sure you only…

Continue reading

Your Local Average Last Day Of Frost

In many areas crops are predicated on the average last day of frost, also sometimes called ALDF. So what is the average last day of frost in your area? Use this handy Farmers Almanac ALDF calculator to let you know when your spring crops should go in the ground. They…

Continue reading