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лох многоцветковый

In reply to a comment on an old post on Goumi (Elaeagnus Multiflora), I mentioned that googling the Russian translation of Elaeagnus multiflora returned some interesting hits. All of the sites are in Russian but running them through google translate provides a reasonable translation. … Continue reading

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Brix and Nutrient Density

On Permies.com there is a post, Brix Testing, which references Brix Readings, and What They Tell Us. The source of that article is Biologic Ionization as Applied to Farming and Soil Management.  Brix has been used for a long time in the wine industry … Continue reading

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Dynamic Accumulators III – Perhaps You Don’t Need Them

Since I first wrote about dynamic accumulators in 2013 and again in 2014, there has been a fairly fundamental change in presentation around the Net.   The Oregon Biodynamic page now produces a “404” message although the information continues to exist … Continue reading

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Nature Doesn’t Calculate PPM’s (Parts per Million)

Over the past few years we’ve been moving more and more towards the ideas expressed by Masanobu Fukuoka and Emilia Hazelip.  But not entirely.  We do intervene in the natural process in mostly benign ways.  Because we grow vegetables intensively, … Continue reading

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One potato, two potato, three potato, four ………..

Over the past few years as we’ve been developing our gardens and our gardening skills and knowledge, we’ve often heard comments about being self-sufficient or self-reliant. Wikipedia defines self-sufficiency as the state of not requiring any outside aid, support, or … Continue reading

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Dynamic Accumulators, Part II

Back in February of last year, I wrote about Dynamic Accumulators and speculated about the source of much of the information that circulates about dynamic accumulators.  Since then, I’ve had an educational and enjoyable email exchange with Robert Kourik who has confirm … Continue reading

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THE MYCO BEFORE CHRISTMAS

This from from the company poet laureate, Larry Simpson, at http://www.mycorrhizae.com  really should go viral (if the mycorrihzae allow it). ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all over the ground No plants were stirring- there wasn’t a sound; Their roots … Continue reading

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