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Zoe Burns
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NON GMO plants
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I was wondering where i could get local plants. Such as palms, rose's, shade trees and such.I have been so concerned with my food that I eat but all the trees and bushes that provide food for my bees…Continue

Tags: chickens, GMO, Non

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady Jul 8, 2013.

Is clover a good ground cover?
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I recently redid my garden layout (again) and i have a very high path that i made, since i have an irrigated lot.  I was wondering if planting clover on my path would be benificial. And what kind of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady Jun 15, 2012.

why are my peppers staying small
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So I set out my pepper transplants around feb 15th when they had there true leaves.And they still just have there true leave no more no less! They are not doing a damn thing! My tomatoes, beans,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zoe Burns Apr 27, 2011.

what is "well rotted manure"?
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I just cam by tons of manure for the garden and i am going to be digging some in and using it for compost. But i read that it has to be well rotted to be dug in. what is "well rotted manure"? Please…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zoe Burns Jan 24, 2011.

 

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Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Zoe Burns's discussion NON GMO plants
"You are welcome, good plant hunting. :-)"
Jul 8, 2013
Zoe Burns replied to Zoe Burns's discussion NON GMO plants
"Thank you so much for your response "
Jul 8, 2013
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Zoe Burns's discussion NON GMO plants
"Zoe to my knowledge the chemical companies have not branched out (no pun intended) into shrubs and trees.  But naturally or organically grown trees and shrubs are sold my by at least a couple of places in town. Az chapter of California Rare…"
Jul 8, 2013
Zoe Burns replied to Grant and Jamie's discussion Aphid issues with squash, pumpkin, and peas
"NEEM oil NEEM oil !!! amazing stuff. Banana peels buried near the base of the plant. Weird I know but it works. Neem oil. lol Andrew is correct about the heat and water element, that seems to bring them out full scale. I have only had squash bugs…"
Jul 8, 2013
Zoe Burns replied to Grace Marie Newton's discussion Planting corn and tomatoes together?
"You will NEVER see corn and tomatoes together, here is a great resource that I use when companion planting, even if you are not going ORGANIC (which u should :) this will help you with a variety of…"
Jul 8, 2013
Zoe Burns replied to Tiffany Auger's discussion Eco lawn or Buffalo Grass?
"HI Tiffany! http://www.outsidepride.com Great resource. I was just looking up seed for the summer... a little late i know :( Getting ready for chickens in the Fall and wanted a NON-GMO native grass.  Just ordered Xeriscape Native…"
Jul 8, 2013
Zoe Burns posted a discussion

NON GMO plants

I was wondering where i could get local plants. Such as palms, rose's, shade trees and such.I have been so concerned with my food that I eat but all the trees and bushes that provide food for my bees and birds.... where does that leave them? And where does that leave my crops? And my chickens eat just about everything from my roses to my dates on the palm trees! AGGGHHI have to say that I never really thought about it. :{ Just wondering if anyone out there in the VPA world has thought about it…See More
Jul 8, 2013
Liz & Dan left a comment for Zoe Burns
"I'm thrilled for your success with the straw and flood irrigation!  Great news and thanks for following up with me on that idea from long ago.  :)"
Apr 1, 2013
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Zoe Burns's discussion Is clover a good ground cover?
"Oh, that is a nice post, HL.  Good to know.  I noticed someone asked about 'burr clover' - ick! And, it was explained what the true clovers are = Trifolium."
Jun 15, 2012
hl walker replied to Zoe Burns's discussion Is clover a good ground cover?
"Hi Zoe, You might be interested in this older post with follow-ups describing the establishment of a clover lawn: http://www.phoenixpermaculture.org/profiles/blog/show?id=2008067%3ABlogPost%3A36731&page=2#comments HL"
Jun 15, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Zoe Burns's discussion Is clover a good ground cover?
"Oxalis - Zoe you probably know this now that you have identified your 'visitor' - most of the family can be very invasive.  They are always pretty to look at with the contrasting leaves and flowers.  Just an FYI :-)"
Jun 14, 2012
Zoe Burns replied to Zoe Burns's discussion Is clover a good ground cover?
"Soooo my apologies about the clover situation, I researched Owl Clover and it seems like mine isnt even a clover but very similar, it is called Oxalis rubra. Likes the same conditions as clover and the leaves are very similar but the flower is not…"
Jun 13, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Zoe Burns's discussion Is clover a good ground cover?
"Karen, yes that is the book :-)"
Jun 13, 2012
Karen Joy replied to Zoe Burns's discussion Is clover a good ground cover?
"Ah.  That's good to know!  I love Plants of Arizona.  The one by Anne Orthe Epple, right?  I take that and my Sibley bird guide everywhere I go.  :)"
Jun 13, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Zoe Burns's discussion Is clover a good ground cover?
"Zoe and Karen, just an FYI -- if you were considering other wild flowers along with the Owl Clover - paratisizes other plant roots. http://wc.pima.edu/Bfiero/tucsonecology/plants/wflow_owcl.htm If you only want the OC - no problem. First saw the…"
Jun 13, 2012
Zoe Burns commented on Erica (Dawnfire)'s blog post Garden Battle II
"Hi i was quickly over looking your blog and saw that you need broken up concrete, They just tore down a very old Target on the NW corner of Camelback and 7th ave. There are heaps of concrete! They seem to be moving fast, so i hope there is still…"
Jun 13, 2012

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I would love to do anything and everything i can to have a sustainable life for my family and i love to ensure the livelyhood of my local farmers and resturaunts! An if i have anything extra to give away i love giving to my local food bank or shelter!

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At 2:43pm on April 1, 2013, Liz & Dan said…

I'm thrilled for your success with the straw and flood irrigation!  Great news and thanks for following up with me on that idea from long ago.  :)

At 8:31am on May 26, 2010, levi mason said…
Welcome to the Guild!
 
 
 

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