After harvesting, gourds should be cleaned with soap and water, dried, and rubbing alcohol applied to the surface.
for Audrey, who disagrees
1. GM seeds enable us to produce more food in less space.
2. GM seeds have accelerated the adoption of no-till farming.
3. GM seeds may require less water, herbicides, fungicides, and/or fertilizer
4. GM foods can reduce disease, famine, and the cost of food production in the developing world.
Renamed the site from wildlifeandwatershedfriendly.weebly.com to urbanrenewell.com.
Urban Renewal: Title One of the Housing Act of 1949 kick-started the "urban renewal" program that would reshape American cities. The Act provided federal funding to cities to cover the cost of acquiring areas of cities perceived to be "slums."
Urban Renewell: 1. A blog about land use in urban areas and how it impacts our rivers, lakes, and ocean. Also about food, family, friends, gardening, weather, music, and maybe politics. 2. Bill Kambo nickname to me from a funny night about 20 years ago.
1500 pounds of dude, 1000 pounds of fat sacks, Rick's outrageous boat, Led Zepplin and a cooler. Great day.
More shots here.
Some times I live in the country
Some times I live in town
Some times I take a great notion
To jump in the river and drown
Good Night Irene
65 million people are in the path of Hurricane Irene.
Maybe Rick Perry can pray it over to Texas. I blame the EPA.
removed: squash vines, broccoli, lettuce, potatoes, trimmed tomatoes
added: arugula, chard, collards, broccoli, peppers, carrots
On its way out: Black Eyed Susans
Just getting started: Bluestem and Goldenrod
The blue ones are trash. They get picked up once a week. Mostly full of wood waste. The grey one is recycling. It gets picked up every two weeks. Greens waste is composted. But still, we generate a lot of waste.
First frost marks the end of the vegetable growing season for warm weather crops like tomatoes and basil. Leafy greens will make it into November. Also time to plant garlic and onions. Bittersweet.
Rejected: Plan to Ban Use of Food Stamps to Buy Soda
In defense of Geneticaly Modified food: better for our climate, water, soil, and our health. Safe and essential for a hungry planet. I'm in!
Food Corps: nutrition education, school gardening projects, and changing the lunch menu
Here is an opinion piece on the effort.
Bill Clinton, Vegan: People who are vegetarians have a lower risk of heart disease and cancer, especially colon cancer, live longer, and are less likely to be overweight.
In the U.S. approximately 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 6 children is obese.