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Is anyone interested in "organic Compost with Humate"?

I have a source of organic compost that has "Humate" mixed/combined with it...Humate is an organic moss found in New Mexico and Florida (I'm sure there are other regions, but New mexico seems to be…Continue

Started Dec 8, 2011

 

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Dave R. Mason replied to Jeff Prince's discussion saving power and staying cool
"In Room Swamp Coolers radically increase humidity... ... Reason:  Swamp cooler cool the air by passing hot air through a water soaked pad.  The hot air interacts with the water soaked pads evaporating the water.  When the water…"
Dec 19, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Waterbug's discussion Aquaponics with shrimp
"Waterbug, I suppose you decided not to grow the freshwater prawns (Shrimp) after all? .. One of the only ways to fit them into an aquaponics grow system is to use cages in the tanks. .. Since the prawns like the bottom of the tank, you can also grow…"
Dec 16, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Xenia's discussion Mediterranean palm trees
"You may have already killed them... Palm trees will stand even after you kill them... To tell you have to bore into the tree with a bit-n-brace and test the center pith (material at the center). .. Incidentally, you can't poison a palm tree to…"
Dec 8, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to duhh's discussion What to do with old wheat?
"I know this is a "late" reply.. .. But, Do you still have the #10 cans of wheat? Are they nitogen packed? (I woulkd guess yes, since you couldn't get the bread to rise - a trait of nitogen packed grains.  You have to let it…"
Dec 8, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Treasa's discussion group rabbit processing
"Send me a eMail when you get ready... I'm interested.. dmason     @     phoenixcomputerlabs     .     com ... Dave Phoenix, AZ"
Dec 8, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Scott Johnson's discussion Tomato protection
"We use white poly tarps... and 3/4" EMT Conduit supports frames. .. In fact our patio at home uses a white poly tarp (it's been there over 3-yeras). The poly tarp passes enough sun light for the plants, yet cuts the hot summer sun down to…"
Dec 8, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Jehnifer Niklas's discussion Old Drip System Material...
"How much do you have? How much do you want for it? .. eMail me at   dmason    @    phoenixcomputerlabs     .     com .. My wife loves improvements to "her"…"
Dec 8, 2011
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Is anyone interested in "organic Compost with Humate"?

I have a source of organic compost that has "Humate" mixed/combined with it...Humate is an organic moss found in New Mexico and Florida (I'm sure there are other regions, but New mexico seems to be the largest commercial viable concentration)...Here are a few links for study::http://www.humateintl.com/...And:http://www.rockymtnbioproducts.com/humate.htm...right now it is being delivered to a…See More
Dec 8, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Carissa Taylor's discussion Zoning Issues & Phoenix Community Gardens
"Doreen, I never said it was a "non-profit".. I fully intend for it to be a "commercial enterprise" and "for profit".. According the the Federal Tax code:  I would only have to profit two out of three years. …"
Nov 27, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"So - the dust bowls on the plains of the early 1900's essentially didn't teach us anything????? ... Industrial agriculture is needed to satisfy the growing demand for food... Industrial agriculture doesn't have the resources nor do…"
Nov 24, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Carissa Taylor's discussion Zoning Issues & Phoenix Community Gardens
"I am also interested.. I am working on a Growing operation utilizing an aquaponics operation, coupled with a "Boarding House" (Cheap housing for people temporarily displaced by all the Wall Street and Congressional Greed driving the…"
Nov 24, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Waterbug's discussion Aquaponics with shrimp
"Waterbug, What ever happened with the freshwater prawn project? I am also interested in prawns. Please update.. Dave Phoenix"
Nov 13, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Linda Enger's discussion floating row cover recommendations please
"Incidentally Row cover is essentially frost clothe with a hoop support frame."
Nov 12, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Linda Enger's discussion floating row cover recommendations please
"We don't but our cover at Home Depot, nor do we buy them at Lowe's.... We buy in bulk from a manufacturer (most cover come 3-6 per case in bulk.  Regular 12 x 24 White Poly Tarps come at 12 per case). .. We use white poly tarps…"
Nov 12, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Danica's discussion citrus... in the group Central Phoenix Permies
"Hey, We are new here, but this sound interesting... Maria and I are Interested... .. email us at dmason @ phoenixcomputerlabs . com .. Great idea.... .. Dave Phoenix, AZ  "
Nov 5, 2011
Dave R. Mason replied to Larry Gentle Soul Lover's discussion Elephant Ears and Large Foliage Plants in the group Central Phoenix Permies
"What kind of sheltering are you using? As Liz & Dan already pointed out, conditions in Phoenix are brutal - but this shouldn't stop your progress, consider it a challenge. .. As an example, Maria (My Better Half) grows all kinds of plants…"
Nov 5, 2011

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Retired US Government weenie...
Degrees in: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Technologies, Electronics Technician with extremely wide area of expertise.
Troubleshooter and Get It Done kind of Individual.
Lived and worked in over 27 Countries, and have seen the world, now is the time to help save it.

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