How Permaculture Can Save Humanity

How Permaculture Can Save Humanity

Toby Hemenway explains how permaculture can save humanity and the Earth. Hemenway is a frequent teacher, consultant and lecturer on permaculture and ecological design throughout the U.S. and other countries. GrowTest – Popular Posts: An Introduction to Permaculture Permaculture affects every part of your life, from how you… Food Forest with Chickens Geoff Lawton is a permaculture consultant, designer and … Continue reading

6 Ways Mushrooms can Save the World

6 Ways Mushrooms can Save the World

Mycologist Paul Stamets studies the mycelium — and lists 6 ways that this astonishing fungus can help save the world. GrowTest – Popular Posts: Can Mushrooms Save the World? Mushrooms and the Environment Listen to  John B. Wells joined… How Permaculture Can Save Humanity Toby Hemenway explains how permaculture can save humanity and the… Do we really need industrial agriculture … Continue reading

Starting Mycelium at Home

Starting Mycelium at Home

Brief instructions on how to start mycelium for the mushrooms you want to grow at home inexpensively and easily. GrowTest – Popular Posts: Growing Mushrooms A visit with the Oregon mycological society to see how… Growing microgreens at home Benjamin Carroll shows us how to grow microgreens and sprouts… Starting Onion & Leek Seeds Joey demonstrates how to start onion … Continue reading

How to Make Compost

Compost – a mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves and manure, used to improve soil structure and provide nutrients. GrowTest – Popular Posts: How to Build a Compost Tumbler out of Re-purposed Materials How to build a home-made compost tumbler from a 55… How to make compost bins using old pallets Learn how to make composting bins using old pallets … Continue reading

How to Build a Compost Tumbler out of Re-purposed Materials

How to build a home-made compost tumbler from a 55 gallon drum and recycled and reused materials. GrowTest – Popular Posts: How to Make Compost Compost – a mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves… How to build a Keyhole Garden A Keyhole Garden has a composting basket built into its… Backyard Composting Guide Ebook Making your own compost has … Continue reading

Growing Vegetables on a Grocery Store

Growing Vegetables on a Grocery Store

In 1995, Eli Zabar, renegade scion of the famous West Side Zabar family, whose markets have been serving New Yorkers for 75 years, began building greenhouses atop his two- and three-story brick buildings on the Upper East Side.  These greenhouses, covering nearly a half-acre in area, are producing greens, tomatoes, berries, and even figs that are sold in his market … Continue reading

Green Corn Project

Green Corn Project is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization dedicated to helping Central Texans in need grow their own organic vegetables. GCP installs organic food gardens for elderly, low-income, and disabled community members as well as for elementary schools, community centers, and shelters in underserved areas of Austin. We turn unused land into garden beds that provide food, education, and a … Continue reading

Natural Insecticides for a Vegetable Garden

Natural Insecticides for a Vegetable Garden

Learn how to use natural insecticides like chili pepper and  garlic to deter pests from your food garden. GrowTest – Popular Posts: How to grow an organic vegetable garden Scott Meyer, editor of Organic Gardening magazine, explains how to… City of Orlando: Uproot Your Vegetable Garden or Pay Us $500 a Day In November, Local 6 broke the story about the … Continue reading