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Companion plant ideas for organic back-yard garden
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Hello everyone!I am looking for some good companion plant ideas for an organic back-yard garden I am helping plan. It is in raised beds that are 4ftX5ft and 6inches of soil. There are 4 raised beds…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady Apr 7, 2012.

Scorpions/grasshoppers
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Any advice on how to ethically take care of scorpions? I know that if scorpions are present it is very likely their food source (grasshoppers/crickets) are around. Advice on how to use permaculture…Continue

Tags: pests, children, permaculture, crickets, grasshoppers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bethany Lobocki Apr 7, 2012.

Resistance is Fertile! Reclaim the commons in Tempe! (Sunday before MAYDAY)
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Sunday, April 29, 201211:00am until 6:00pmJoin neighbors and community members for gardening and a picnic! Meet at Farmer and University in downtown Tempe. Bring pots, plants, seeds, soil, and your…Continue

Tags: family, event, events, Tempe, garden

Started this discussion. Last reply by mark dugan May 27, 2012.

Occupy Phoenix going Permaculture!
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I have been active with Occupy Phoenix and Occupy Tempe/ASU since the beginning of the founding of both organizations.Lately some of the topics of discussion have been localization, urban farming,…Continue

Tags: activism, localization, alliance, OPHX, Occupy

Started this discussion. Last reply by XenitH Mar 30, 2012.

 

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Roberta "Bobbie" Roth replied to XenitH's discussion Looking for local/raw sources in the group Micro Livestock
"Hi Gina, When my ewe weans her lambs I usually milk her for a few months. The sheep milk is a wonderful addition to goat and cow for a mixed milk cheese. I usually don't drink it (have goat and cow milk in quantity) but did taste it this…"
Sep 23, 2014
Gina Wahbeh replied to XenitH's discussion Looking for local/raw sources in the group Micro Livestock
"hi,  a few years ago we made the switch to raw milk for health reasons.  My daughter would react to cow milk.  After a few years on raw milk she began to react more strongly to it (hives) and I did as well.  We switched to…"
Sep 22, 2014
XenitH replied to janet wanicke's discussion Fluoridating the Phoenix water supply
"Thank you! Sharing this."
Aug 29, 2012
Grace Marie Newton replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Hehe, I meant scare not scar(see above).  But you are right Mark, my mother was going to go into the soap making business, and there were too many bad reactions that people could have and they could sue you, we talked her out of her soap…"
Jun 12, 2012
mark dugan replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"first bath salts now agave! can't you trust anything!"
Jun 12, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Grace, as with all things in nature you should always be aware of your and your family's sensitivities - so something is safe or non-toxic still requires individual knowledge of allergies :-) And you are welcome."
Jun 12, 2012
Grace Marie Newton replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Hi XenitH,  Any kind of soap making scars me, there are a lot of ingredients that can irritate.  LOL, I still have a childhood picture in my mind of an old relative making soap over an open fire.   It does not sound like agave juice…"
Jun 11, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Interesting you should observe that Powell - I have found a lot of folks don't taste Stevia the way others do.  Also it depends dramatically on whether the stevia is processed to powder or liquid to increase its sweetness or merely dried."
Jun 10, 2012
Karis replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"I'm like you Powell...stevia and agave both have a weird bitter, almost soapy aftertaste. Now i understand why the agave may remind me of a soapy flavor. Honey and pure maple syrup are my natural sweetners of choice, and I have gotten good at…"
Jun 10, 2012
Powell Gammill replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"I wasn't impressed by the "sweetness" of the agave syrup I tried.  Others trying the same syrup raved so I am guessing not locking in on my mutant sweet receptor (Stevia behaves the same on my tongue---yuck)."
Jun 10, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Isn't that a frustrating bait and switch on the part of the HFCS makers. Grrrrr."
Jun 10, 2012
Powell Gammill replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"high fructose corn syrup?  Don't you mean corn sugar?  ;-)"
Jun 10, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"XenitH, Using the saponins can be as easy as pounding a piece of the root to produce the foaming action, or rubbing it between your hands to produce the foam.  It all depends on if you are using it a little each time or wanting to use to make…"
Jun 10, 2012
XenitH replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Yes, I have discovered a discomfort on the skin when I worked with the cording inside the Blue Agave plant. I could tell there was a mild irritant, which may cause an allergic reaction. Good thing when I blogged about it I was sure to make warning…"
Jun 10, 2012
mark dugan replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"you can by chunks of roasted agave at food city in the produce section."
Jun 3, 2012
Grace Marie Newton replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Be careful I just read this from the website:  http://www.foragingtexas.com/2006/05/agave.html   Merriwther's Guide to edible plants.  Dangers: Raw agave juice can cause long-lasting burns to skin, eyes, and other sensitive…"
Jun 2, 2012
Heather Green replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Thanks Rachel and Jeff"
Jun 1, 2012
jeff lauffer replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Desert botanical garden. Out by the zoo."
Jun 1, 2012
Rachel replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"Desert Botanical Garden. :)"
Jun 1, 2012
Heather Green replied to XenitH's discussion "Raw" Agave nectar, say it isn't true!
"What is DBG?"
Jun 1, 2012
 
 
 

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