Spices and Herbs: One Leg of Profitable Farming

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I read an article by the Huffington Post  about local food.  One of the best foods to grow are spices and herbs.   They stated that: “A new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says sales of “local foods,” whether sold direct to consumers at farmers markets or through intermediaries such as grocers or restaurants, amounted… Read more »

Sustainable Gardening, How to Plan for Success

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Planning properly will keep you from buying useless  tools bring you higher yields and better quality food/products to keep your garden sustainable. Sustainable Gardening is part of Sustainable Living: Sustainable Living Sustainable living is the way of growing food and products that works with nature to produce more while wasting less. It is a long… Read more »

What Organic Pest Control Options Do I have?

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I recently got asked this question: “what organic pest control options do I have for aphids?  Aphids  are a herd of food providers for the ants.  Some ants go out of their way to ensure the health and wellbeing of the aphids.  Similar to a herd of dairy cattle for the ants. The aphids eat… Read more »

Why Has My Ghost Pepper Plant Stopped Growing?

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My good friend asked me why his ghost pepper plant stopped growing?  This is a great question, considering all that this particular plant has gone through in its short life to date.    Here are some facts about him and his plant. It was started in northern California The start was then transported to North Hollywood… Read more »