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Liz & Dan replied to Silvia Messmer's discussion Where to locate sugar cane in the home garden in the group Native & Perennial Foods
"So I thought I'd jump in on this discussion after growing sugar cane in pots.  The fist sugar cane was a green variety from an Asian grocery store, don't know which type cane it was but i put it in my experimental wicking bed and TOOK…"
May 27
Liz & Dan commented on Catherine Monaco's blog post Moringa Tree
"Hi Catherine, did you try your moringa in flood irrigation?  They are frost sensitive, so try to plant them where they can be a little protected from the cold..."
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Liz & Dan replied to Catherine, The Herb Lady's discussion May Planting Tips
"Thanks Catherine!  I always appreciate your posts :)"
May 27
Liz & Dan replied to netty wisbaum's discussion greenhouse, shredder/chipper & Back to Eden Gardening in the group Central Phoenix Permies
"I've had luck with finding things like this from craigslist.  We got a great chipper/shredder that way...  It's a gas powered one.  Deep mulching is really great for soil building and water conservation here in the desert."
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Hello all and welcome to our Permaculture Page! Dan and I are very happy to be a part of this online community and have learned so much from all of you. Thanks for making this a great place to learn, grow and contribute to our local neighborhoods.

Please let me know if you have questions or comments about what we have here. We have the power to create the world we want to live in here and now.

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Summer Greens Program - UPDATE

Hi All,

I know it seems kind of early to start thinking of summer, especially with this cold snap.  But summer is right around the corner and our beautiful supply of fresh lettuces, spinach and other tasty winter greens will soon be replaced by squash, corn, okra and the other summer gardening favorites.  But does that mean we have to give up on the idea of salads and other cooked greens from the garden?  NO!!  Well, at least not entirely... we can't grow lettuce during the summer…

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Posted on May 27, 2017 at 7:03pm — 7 Comments

Wicking Bed 2.0

Wicking Bed 2.0 May 2017

Some of you may remember when I first posted about my experiments with a kiddie pool wicking bed way back when.  Well, I wanted to take some time to update what I learned about using that bed and how I designed a new bed at our new house.  That original wicking…

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Posted on May 27, 2017 at 6:28pm

Planting Calendars - more than just Veggies out there!

Greetings,

I've been so busy lately with life that I haven't been posting here as often as I would like.  Today I thought I would just include a quick note for all of you out there wondering what you can plant and when here in the greater Phoenix area.  Our wonderful Extension Office has created not one but THREE different planting calendars for our area that include Vegetables, Herbs and Flowering and Bedding Plants.  Basically covering all the main smaller type plants you could want…

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Posted on May 27, 2017 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

New Old Technology - UPDATE

Ollas are unglazed earthenware pots that provide slow deep water released directly to plant roots.

------------------------ Original April 2009 --------------------------

As the weather heats up, I’ve been thinking about how to stretch the…

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Posted on May 27, 2017 at 4:53pm — 15 Comments

1st Annual Herb Festival! March 18th

Greetings fellow Gardeners!  I'm excited the Arizona Herb Association is hosting their 1st ever Herb Festival March 18th, here is some information about the educational event.  I'm hoping to see you all there!

Where: Cooperative Extension Office

4341 East Broadway Road, Phoenix, USA

When: Check-in begins 9am

Programs 9:30am – 4pm

$45 Ticket price includes lunch

The 1st Annual Herb Festival is a full day of fun &…

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Posted on February 19, 2017 at 5:30pm

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At 12:00pm on April 30, 2013, Konahwhaka said…

Thanks for your reply. Our website is petroglyphhealing.com were you will find a page on the Olla Project. I am selling them in one of the local stores in Cave Creek which carries about 25 of our other native remedies, healing honeys, and native muds and lotions....etc... but need to start selling them locally. I have not approached anyone....would love to hook up for ideas of places to distribute. I am inumdated with building our healing center, helping other healing apprentices and making our full  line of healing products so I haven't delved into distribution yet. Any interest or directions would always be appreciated. We can link sites if you send me yours. I would recommend people from our site to yours in the contact page for whatever listing you deem apropriate. If you look at our site you can message us as providing native Ollas and remedies if you wish. I only have about a dozen products on the site. I sell and privately make medicine for 4 local doctors and vets on top of the supplement stores that carry some of our stuff. for the mean time I am selling them from the website locally.

Best DC

At 9:51am on April 29, 2013, Konahwhaka said…

I own a native healing center in Northern AZ, you can acces a little info on it at petroglyphhealing.com. One of our new products is native american ollas. I commisioned  a 3rd generation cherokee potter to create the original design from his history. We are just strating to make them available to the public. It has taken us over 2 years to facilitate a working product. The type of clay, its thickness, and the exact firing temp are all factors in making a sustainable olla. I have the first 3 sizes in production and I wanted to connect to you guys as you are great proponents of water conservation and organic gardening. If you are intersted I would even send you a couple for you to see and try to help get the word out of what we are doing. Our Center has been producing ancient remedies for a few years now and we are starting our own organic farm using the ollas in a larger configuration....90 to 100 pots in a single organic herb plot. we use over 120 herbs around the world for our remedies and are starting to grow them ourselves to empower our remedies to the fullest. Let me know.

 David Cobb

Petroglyph Healing Center

 

480 772 3327

At 12:01pm on April 1, 2013, Zoe Burns said…

Hi my name is Zoe I emailed you like a million years ago and you had gotten back with me about flood irrigation in the garden. Well.... It worked out amazing ! I have a pipe about 5" diameter, and i put a screen and a hay barrel in front of it and so far after about 4 months of doing this i have had no issues with bermuda grass. The hay is amazing for filtering out seeds!

At 9:44am on February 5, 2013, Stephanie said…

Liz I'm thinking about doing the Jujubes in a pot to keep from spreading.  You did that right?  What variety do you have and where did you get it?

At 6:30pm on September 1, 2012, David Schwinghamer said…

How you doing on this fine Labor Day weekend?

At 10:33am on July 17, 2012, Lisette Volkmar said…

Liz, is this what you were looking for?

billboard vinyl (Biltmore Area)


Date: 2012-07-17, 9:45AM MST
Reply to: 4kbjx-3145142155@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Billboard vinyl's

10' x 30' = $40
10' x 36' = $50
10' x 40' = $60

602-312-7990
  • Location: Biltmore Area
  • it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

PostingID: 3145142155

At 7:24am on June 9, 2012, Lisette Volkmar said…

Morning Liz,

 

So I still can't get on using my desktop,  but can access using my daughter's netbook.  TThis uses the same IP and the same wireless modem, so that makes it my PC's problem.  Lovely!  Thak you for your help,

Lis 

At 1:26pm on May 23, 2012, Stephanie said…

Are you still looking for host homes?  We would be interested in hosting.

At 1:14pm on October 31, 2011, Vanessa Rice said…
Hi Liz,

Will do and thank you!

Vanessa
At 1:37pm on October 9, 2011, Lisette Volkmar said…

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Lisette Volkmar to liz
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Liz,

Did I post the announcement of the American Livestock Breeds
Conservancy conference program (
http://albc-usa.org/conference2011/programs.html) in the wrong spot?
I haven't seen it show up.  The topics on the program are fascinating
and seem right in line with permaculture goals.  Not that any of us
will be going, but there were interesting ideas, even in the program,
to stir creative thought.

Thank you for your work!

Lis
 
 
 

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