Category: Organic Gardening Community

Not at Home on the Range

Subsidized Fracking Hits Colorado This is an interesting article documenting the connections between tax subsidies, oil and gas fracking, and harms to the public health. And this article indicates that this kind of extreme oil production is NOT a free…

Climbing the Green Ladder

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One of the great benefits of our day and age is that we have so many more ways to one-up the next guy. For example, depending on your perspective and priorities, you can feel better about either sending your child to a public school in need of kids from stable homes or a private school in need of poor kids to help level out the demographics. We do both, which puts our family on a real high horse.

Local Extension Offices

There is a page at GardenSimply to help you find your local extension office. It has been a good resource for years, but due to a comment on an article posted in Death of the Honey Bee our poster shared…

Growing Communities

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Imagine a city in which every neighborhood is filled with healthy street trees, attractive parks, and productive gardens; where the air and water are clean; where neighborhood youth take an active role in improving their environment; and where diverse residents come together to build their city stronger through community stewardship.

March Update

Dear Garden Notes Readers, I have received many emails in the last few days, some unsubscribes, and many new subscribers.¬† Your emails have been a cross section of geography, thought, and opinion. Garden Notes readers span the globe from¬† Japan,…

Garden Calendar Funnies

Okay, one of the largest sections of GardenSimply is the Garden Calendar. I have looked at it so many times I am sick of looking at it. So I was wondering what other peoples’ garden calendars look like, and I found one that just CRACKED me up… this guy (Eric Walker) is fun to read. He says…

Act Today to Protect Food Safety Agency From Monsanto Operative!

Food is, as we have been saying for some time, the central battle for freedom and survival. “Change”, which sounds great, has, in fact, become the mantra of those who seek corporate triumph over independent producers – and it’s happening around food. The mechanism is simple: a set of bills ostensibly devoted to “food safety” and “food security” — and a plan to put Big Agribiz supporters in charge.