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The Mountain Gardener: Winter natives keep birds in the garden - San Lorenzo Valley Press-Banner

The Mountain Gardener: Winter natives keep birds in the garden - San Lorenzo Valley Press-Banner | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
The Mountain Gardener: Winter natives keep birds in the garden
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The Mountain Gardener: Winter natives keep birds in the garden. by Jan Nelson Press Banner.
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Biointensive | Growing Wilder

Biointensive | Growing Wilder | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
The piece is about the use of the biointensive gardening method in order to increase crop yield in smaller spaces. The biointensive method, according to growbiointensive.org is an age-old research based method that utilizes ...
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Not all community gardens are environmental equals

Not all community gardens are environmental equals | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
Community gardens have more recently become a popular source of urban food, and many researchers, policy-makers and activists believe that community gardens are now part of an alternative food system.
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OrganicAndUrban | Ten Most Influential in Modern Organic and Sustainable Farming: #6-10

OrganicAndUrban | Ten Most Influential in Modern Organic and Sustainable Farming: #6-10 | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
Blog: No.6-10 in 10 Most Influential in Modern #Organic & #Sustainable #Farming http://t.co/QGcDHaJn

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The Year's 20 Best: Urban Gardens 2012 Roundup! | Urban ...

The Year's 20 Best: Urban Gardens 2012 Roundup! | Urban ... | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
As we round the corner from 2012 to 2013, I want to stop and thank all my readers, subscribers, and social media followers for visiting Urban Gardens since it's launch in 2009, and for supporting my vision for blending together ...
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Lessons From A Legendary Gardener - WBUR

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Lessons From A Legendary Gardener
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A day later, Tom drove Rosemary and Christo to stay with Joe Eck and Wayne Winterrowd, at their plant-intensive garden, North Hill, in Vermont.
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In the garden with Urban Harvest: Planting fruit trees yields more than year ... - Houston Chronicle

In the garden with Urban Harvest: Planting fruit trees yields more than year ... - Houston Chronicle | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
In the garden with Urban Harvest: Planting fruit trees yields more than year ...
Houston Chronicle
I remember as a youth my love of peaches, apples, cherries and plums. It just so happens those were the fruit trees in our back yard.
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Urban garden at closed Richmond school produces bountiful results - Contra Costa Times

Urban garden at closed Richmond school produces bountiful results - Contra Costa Times | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
Urban garden at closed Richmond school produces bountiful results Contra Costa Times RICHMOND -- People who have been away for awhile might be surprised to find a large community garden growing on what used to be the playing field at the now-closed...
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Council Connection » City invests in urban agriculture projects in 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/18/2012. City invests in urban agriculture projects in 2013. Additional 185 P-Patch community gardens plots and 14,500 square feet for large tract gardening to be provided. SEATTLE - Mayor ...
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Developing Urban Agriculture - AllAfrica.com

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Developing Urban Agriculture AllAfrica.com Dakar — Watering cans in hand, men and women move back and forth between the wells and water storage tanks and the crops they're watering: carrots, onions, tomatoes, cabbage, and potatoes, as well as fruit...
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How a gardening novice tackled urban farming - Los Angeles Times

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How a gardening novice tackled urban farming
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Steven Wynbrandt sticks his hand deep beneath the layers of straw that blanket his enormous compost heap and pulls out a fistful of black gold, sweet and earthy.
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The sprouting of the urban agriculture movement in Fenway - Boston.com

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The sprouting of the urban agriculture movement in Fenway Boston.com “As it stands, many urban agriculture activities are forbidden use in the Boston zoning code because they are not overtly listed in the land use table,” said Marie Mercurio,...
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A New Zoning Code, and a New Era for Urban Agriculture in Philly ...

A New Zoning Code, and a New Era for Urban Agriculture in Philly ... | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
A new zoning code seemed like a win for urban agriculture in Philadelphia. But, similar to all zoning issues, the answer is never so simple.
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Masterful Gardening: Think of your garden in the winter - York Daily Record

Masterful Gardening: Think of your garden in the winter
York Daily Record
Even though we have a couple of months of winter ahead of us, that doesn't mean you cannot think about next summer and your garden.
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Plant Spacing in Hydroponics - Xponics | Hydroponic Gardening ...

Plant Spacing in Hydroponics - Xponics | Hydroponic Gardening ... | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
I LOVE opening up Gmail during a break from business and seeing urban gardening questions come in, so you better believe I was excited when a reader hit me up and asked a great question about plant spacing.
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Book Review of Square Foot Gardening Answer Book « Nancy ...

Book Review of Square Foot Gardening Answer Book « Nancy ... | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
But SFG was simpler and far less backbreaking than the double-digging usually suggested in French intensive gardening. The SFG Answer Book is straightforwardly laid out and combines answers to the questions author Mel ...
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Young Farmers Conference at Stone Barns Center

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A Kansas native returns to her roots at the Young Farmers Conference at Stone Barns Center in Westchester County in New York. (An interesting story about urban people attempting to live their ideals through farming.

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The back yard: Cauli flowering - New Zealand Herald

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New Zealand Herald The back yard: Cauli flowering New Zealand Herald Scientists are not one hundred per cent sure why, but intensive field trials on the cucurbit family have shown that the milk remedy is very effective when used both as a foliate...
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Urban Gardening Contributes to Cuban Food Security - Cuba News

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Urban Gardening Contributes to Cuban Food Security
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Urban Gardening Contributes to Cuban Food Security.
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This Week On The Farm: Five Reasons Why Urban Farming Is The ...

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The simple act of planting a garden can shape issues like economics, health, and politics at the same time because food is an essential focal point of human activity. As the urban farming movement grows, here are five ways ...
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Central Texas Food Friendly Events

Central Texas Food Friendly Events | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
Learn about composting, rainwater harvesting, mulching components, bio-intensive gardening, bed-building and more in a series of 3 classes. After completing the classes students complete 10 hours of volunteer work in any ...
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Look for grafted veggies to be next season's celebrity 'seeds' - Colorado Springs Gazette

Look for grafted veggies to be next season's celebrity 'seeds' - Colorado Springs Gazette | Green Gnome Garden News | Scoop.it
Look for grafted veggies to be next season's celebrity 'seeds'
Colorado Springs Gazette
That total varies from garden to garden and gardener to gardener, but it means more fruit or larger fruit.
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High demand for local boosts urban agriculture - The Packer

High demand for local boosts urban agriculture The Packer “There are people who are working on urban agriculture and hydroponics with the idea of building out these in a hyperlocal market,” said Bill Bishop, chief architect at Brick Meets Click and...
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Urban Farms, Gardens Debated for New Zoning Code - Raleigh Public Record

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Urban Farms, Gardens Debated for New Zoning Code
Raleigh Public Record
But when it comes to urban farms and community gardens, Raleigh City Farm is the exception, not the rule.
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Gardening, Farming Take Root in New York City - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

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Gardening, Farming Take Root in New York City
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
Forest Service research is also evaluating the effect that gardening has on the lives of the gardeners.
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