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from National Geographic News

These Farmers Slash and Burn Forests—But in a Good Way

Farmers in northern Thailand cut small patches of forest, grow crops, then let the trees regrow. The result: good harvests and happy woods.

from Balcony Garden Web

Best Fruits To Grow In Pots

Not only the vegetables but fruits can be grown in pots too. Here are 14 best fruits to grow in containers.

from FREECYCLE

The Tiberian Growdome System

Treegator is a slow release watering system for newly planted trees. Treegator Jr. PRO slowly and evenly delivers a high volume of water (up to 14 gallons) directly to the root system of a newly planted tree or shrub with no run-off or evaporation.

Buckthorn - NOT IN MY YARD! Spent the last few years getting these invasive plants out of the backyard woods. Probably how I got the poison ivy!

from Dr Akilah - Celestial Healing Wellness Center

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

If you’re not a farmer or gardener, chances are you haven’t given a thought about soil today. In fact, chances are you haven’t thought about soil this year. Maybe you’ve never really thought about soil at all. If you haven’t, now’s your chance. While we typically think of winter as a time when farms and gardens close up for the growing season, the fleet beneath our feet—the vibrant and diverse communities of soil microbes, bugs, and critters—are happily and actively munching away at…

from nytimes.com

Restored Forests Breathe Life Into Efforts Against Climate Change

Driven by a growing environmental movement and mounting pressure from Western consumers, corporate and government leaders are making a new push to slow the cutting of rain forests.