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  1. Key Resource 2013-01-01 When Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates moved into a duplex in a run-down part of Holyoke, Massachusetts, the tenth-of-an-acre lot was barren ground and bad soil, peppered with broken pieces of concrete, asphalt, and brick. The two friends got to work designing what would become not just another...  
  2. This booklet gives examples of how you can extend your growing season by using vegetables that grow in the cold, and by using greenhouses, plus the useage of a coldcellar.  
  3. The evidence continues to mount: melting ice caps, rising temperatures, increasingly frequent natural disasters. As the devastating effects of global warming come into sharper focus, societies must work to both mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to ongoing and inevitable climate change....  
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    2011-01-01 Often farmers asked for seed, but we weren’t quite sure what to expect when we suggested—to the farmers’ union in Nampula, Mozambique—that they organize a fair in which the members could come together and exchange seed. They might only be interested in “improved” varieties. However, when we...
     
  5. This book covers in depth: analyzing your garden; soil; climate and weather; plants; tools and equipment; techniques A-Z; troubles; greenhouse gardening; water gardening; garden design; non-living features.  
  6. In this book, Lessard explains how to grow bananas in the tropical and subtropical climates of the world. He speaks as a grower to other growers and serious hobbylists. This book is also of use to greenhouse growers in any of the temperate climates of the world.  
  7. 1994-07-19 Dried Moringa leaves have significant amounts of beta carotene.  
  8. 2015-03-26 Around the world, many agriculturists and gardeners are adopting soil amendments and fertilizers that are called bokashi. Bokashi is a Japanese word that has no good translation into English. However, all types of bokashi are produced through fermentation processes. Small amounts of beneficial...  
  9. 2010-01-20 We at ECHO are sometimes asked what we recommend for a germination medium in situations where seeds or seedlings need to be started in pots or plastic sacks before going out to the field. This past summer, we conducted a trial at ECHO to make and evaluate potting mixes that could serve as...  
  10. Proceedings of a symposium held in Anaheim, CA, Dec. 1988. A detailed review of the current research. Several international agronomists assess the current status of scientific knowledge about the existing role of greenhouse gases in global climate change and report their findings.