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The Plight Of The Pollinators

By Simons 6 years ago

The recent Horizon programme “What’s Killing Our Bees” shown on BBC2  and available on BBC iplayer for a few weeks yet (and Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYr_xREfC8E)  looked into why bee’s across the world are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Carnival of Green Gardening

By Heather 11 years ago


Welcome to the Wiggly Wigglers September 9, 2008 edition of a carnival of green gardening.



James Shoop presents Grow Food and Save The World posted at Growing Groceries.com, saying, "GrowingGroceries.com is a blog dedicated to helping people grow their own food!"


Stephanie presents New Sprouts posted at Stop the Ride!.


Ena Clewes presents Dealing With Garden Pests the Organic Way - Gardening Articles - Organic Gardening posted at Organic Gardening, saying, "For many gardeners, a good offense is better than a good defense when it comes to pests in the garden."


Melinda presents VIDEO!! Gardening 101: How To Hand-Pollinate Tomatoes & Peppers posted at One Green Generation.


Piedro Molinero presents Rose Gardening posted at DIY Gardening Tips.


Jamie McIntosh presents Sawdust in the Organic Garden posted at Jamie's Blog, saying, "Put wood shavings to work in your compost bin or garden storage area."


Reba Haas presents Going ?Green? in 2008 part 3 - at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show? posted at Team Reba Real Estate, saying, "Looking ahead to those grey months in Seattle where we dream of our gardens? Be prepared for the coming year's Northwest Flower and Garden Show! Early news on what will be the focus of this year's gorgeous event."


webrunner presents Dealing With Squirrel Problems Humanely posted at Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder Guide.


Stephanie presents It has to be done. posted at Stop the Ride!.


Sam presents The Secret Lives of Bees. Honey, Health and Harvests ! Surfer Sam posted at Surfer Sam and Friends, saying, "Bees, Honey, Pollen and Propolis. Bees, We Can't Do Without Them. The role of honeybees in pollinating crops is a vital one. It is estimated that bees pollinate about 100 different agricultural crops and about one-third of the human food supply depends on bee pollination."

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Carnival of Green Gardening

By Heather 11 years ago


Welcome to the June 17, 2008 edition of the Wiggly Wigglers carnival of green gardening.



Hannah presents In the Sun posted at The Purloined Letter.


TopVeg presents Top Veg » Blog Archive » Who pollinates courgette flowers? posted at Top Veg, saying, "How to encourage the bees and other insects to pollinate the courgette flowers!"


Melanie Rimmer presents Jungle Clearance - Before and After posted at Bean-Sprouts, saying, "How to clear a large weedy area without weedkiller and without backbreaking digging."


Jamie McIntosh presents Cutworm Control posted at Suite101: Organic Gardens blog, saying, "Keep cutworms from severing your seedlings by placing a wire beside each seed."


Tip Diva presents Top Ten Tips - Cheap Gardening posted at Tip Diva, saying, "Gardening is a fun, relaxing hobby for many, and the end result yields plenty of food, flowers and foliage. But it does not have to be expensive. Here are ways to save while gardening"


GP presents GreenHouse Guidance posted at Innstyle Montana- Come on Inn, saying, "greenhouse guidance from the inn"


Stephanie presents Wow they grew fast! posted at Stop the Ride!.


Busy Bee Kim presents Sweet Potato Vines posted at Busy Bee Lifestyle.


Raimondo Solari presents Inexpensive, Eco-Friendly Green Lawn Care posted at Garden Gab, saying, "With the availability of water becoming a scarce resource and lawns being one of the top culprits of sucking up valuable water, it's time to try and keep an "eco-friendly" lawn that will still look good and yet not thirst so much."


Teri presents Composting Jackpot!!! posted at Teri's Organic Garden, saying, "I hit the composting jackpot with a pile of leaf mold donated to me from a dear friend."


Amy Cheek presents Grow your own food to save money posted at Backyard Gardening Blog.


Becca presents Thursday 13: Companion Planting posted at BrightHaven Times, saying, "Hope this little chart is useful to your readers."


Adam Berry presents How To Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden posted at The Compost Heap, saying, "Some tips to enhance your garden by encouraging wildlife"


Amy L. presents Creating a Butterfly Garden posted at Housekeeping Tips, saying, "A great way to bring butterflies closer to your home is with
the construction of a garden that includes plants known to attract
butterflies."


Vera Lang presents Gifts for Backyard Bird Watchers Fine Pet Care .com posted at Fine Pet Care .com, saying, "As it is Fathers Day soon, and, … sigh… we begin the sometimes maddening task of finding gifts for our dads, as well as friends, uncles, neighbors, etc..
This article has absolutely wonderful gift ideas!"


Condo Blues presents Five Natural Methods to Repair Brown Grass from Dog Urine posted at Condo Blues, saying, "My post is covers 5 natural ways to combat dog urine burn spots on your lawn. These methods do not use chemicals or food additives that could be harmful to you or your pets."

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Carnival of Green Gardening

By Heather 11 years ago


Welcome to the May 27, 2008 edition of the Wiggly Wigglers carnival of green gardening.

Melanie Rimmer presents Make A Little Birdhouse In Your Soul posted at Bean-Sprouts, saying, "Lots of pictures of recycled birdhouses to buy, to make, or to inspire you"


R.Pettinger presents How To Make Your Garden Eco Friendly posted at The Compost Heap, saying, "tips for making more eco friendly garden"


TopVeg presents Attack Weeds when they are very small. posted at Top Veg, saying, "Easy gardening means weeding little & often when the weeds are small"


Jessica Jones presents Homegrown Wine posted at Practical Nourishment, saying, "homemade wine from homegrown fruit"


Stephanie presents Making a Planter from Repurposed Items posted at Stop the Ride!.


Woman Tribune presents Planning Your Own Vegetable Garden posted at Woman Tribune.


Jamie McIntosh presents http://organicgardens.suite101.com/blogs.cfm#little_helpers_in_the_garden posted at Suite101: Organic Gardens blog, saying, "Get children out of the house and into the garden."


Laura Williams presents Plantin' Season around the Ol' Homestead posted at Laura Williams' Musings.


Melanie Rimmer presents Top Ten Compost Systems posted at Bean-Sprouts, saying, "Round-up of the top ten composting systems"


Lars presents Plant a Tree Today - How and why to plant a tree so that it grows fast and healthy! posted at InsightsandAdvice.com, saying, "How and Why you should Plant a Tree TODAY!"


Brenda Emmett presents Does Hydroponic Mean Organic? posted at Her Gardening Blog"


NtJS presents Everyday Frugal: In The Garden posted at not the jet set, saying, "Mrs. NtJS is back and sharing 14 of her green, yet frugal gardening tips. The two actually go hand in hand. Who would have thought?"


Mark Schauss presents What do the Numbers on Your Fruits and Vegetables Mean? posted at Toxic World Blog - Detoxify and Heal Your Body.


Teri presents Teri's Organic Garden: worm castings posted at Teri's Organic Garden, saying, "Check out my article on worm castings and vermicomposting."


Sarah presents Managing Lawn Care During A Drought Spring Lawn Care - Lawn Care Tips posted at Lawn Care Tips, saying, "What to do about your lawn during a drought!"





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Carnival of Green Gardening

By Heather 12 years ago


Welcome to the May 6, 2008 edition of a carnival of green gardening.



New Old-Fashioned Gal presents Gardening Disaster Narrowly Averted posted at Diary of a New Old-Fashioned Gal, saying, "Slight frost damages inadvertently save my tomatoes from a far worse fate."


SeaBird presents From the butterfly garden posted at SeaBird Chronicles, saying, "I harvested the last of these orange flowers from our butterfly garden today. I did see at least one butterfly flitting about during the last couple of months."


TopVeg presents How to Reduce Weeds in the Vegetable Garden by using a Stale Seed Bed. posted at Top Veg, saying, "This is another trick to help cut down weeds and make vegetable gardening fun!"


P.L. Frederick presents Humming Field posted at Small and Big, saying, "A brief garden poem about honeybees."


Jesse Milton presents Tree Care Handbook Vol. 1, Flowering Dogwood posted at Tree News.


Stephanie presents Planting Potatoes in Old Tires posted at Stop the Ride!.


Jessica Jones presents Garden, Not Lawn posted at Practical Nourishment.


Cathy Chang presents Baby Greens and Baby Garden posted at Gagazine.


Brenda Emmett presents Beneficial Insects in Your Garden posted at Her Gardening Blog

Paul Duxbury presents Controlling Weeds in an Organic Garden posted at Gardening Ideas Landscaping Ideas.


Sara Ost presents Urban Gardening a Family Affair posted at Sara Ost.


Lisa Spinelli presents Remember the Tomatoes? Heirloom Seeds Greener Pastures: Personal Finance posted at Greener Pastures: Personal Finance.


Amy L. presents Using Fall Leaves To Fertilize And Protect Your Lawn posted at Housekeeping Tips, saying, "Remarks: Every year, people spend millions of dollars to purchase commercial fertilizers and mulches for their lawns. Yet at the same time, they rake up the fallen leaves from neighboring trees and put them in the trash."


Sarah presents Choosing The Right Grass For Your Local Climate Spring Lawn Care - Lawn Care Tips posted at Lawn Care Tips, saying, "Savvy lawn owners are interested in imported specialty grasses and exotic species from around the world or for their lawn."


valereee presents Recognizing rural America: soybeans posted at Cincinnati Locavore, saying, "Gardeners call it edamame. Farmers call it soy."


Lexi Sundell presents Reverence for Life posted at Energies of Creation, saying, "We need to ask ourselves how we relate to the earth."


Sarah presents Organic Weed Control Methods And Herbicides Spring Lawn Care - Lawn Care Tips posted at Lawn Care Tips, saying, "Organic methods to keep those pesky weeds from ruining your lawn."

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Carnival of Green Gardening

By Heather 12 years ago


Welcome to the April 15, 2008 edition of the Wiggly Wigglers carnival of green gardening.

Theodore Pappas presents Seed Banks: The Seeds of Salvation posted at Britannica Blog, saying, "A fine post on ... seeds--and the importance of "seed banks.""


nichole halsey presents Simply Irresistible, she?s so fine theres no telling where my money went? posted at Bad Human! Don't take chemicals from strangers!.


Jim presents Making Compost At Home - Day 1 posted at How To Compost, saying, "I have recently built a couple of larger composting containers. I have now started a compost heap in one of them. Read about how it unfolds."


Dave Truman presents How The Size Of Vegetable Seeds Affects Planting posted at Growing Vegetables.


Alison presents Perfectly Natural: Green Lawn Care posted at Green Me.


TopVeg presents Top Veg » Blog Archive » How to Grow Potatoes in the Vegetable Garden. posted at Top Veg, saying, "hope this is suitable- let me know if not!"


Ellen Landauer presents Dandelion: Herbal Liver Cleanse, Better Digestion, and More! posted at Health Freedom Coaching, saying, "Naturally increase your happiness and healthby getting nutrient-rich food right from nature, while being out in the sun and fresh air. Dandelion leaves and buds can be made into delicious dishes while supporting good health of liver, gallbladder and kidneys. Recipe for homemade capers!"


Stephanie presents The Grass Is Always Greener. . . posted at Stop the Ride!, saying, "Who needs a yard?"


Jamie McIntosh presents National Garden Month posted at Suite101: Organic Gardens blog, saying, "As a hobby, gardening is unparalleled in its ability to improve our health, beautify our communities, and connect with the environment."


Jackson Kern presents Video Exclusive! 30 Million Trees and a Nobel Peace Prize: One Woman’s Story Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Causes: The Alternative Channel Blog posted at Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Causes: The Alternative Channel Blog.


Lyz Lenz presents Vermi Composting Basics: Budget Gardening Tip The Budget Casa Articles posted at The Budget Casa Articles, saying, "This post is a simple how-to for vermi composting. A great green gardening tip, that is simple, easy, and cheap to do."


Stephanie presents Stop the Ride!: My Mini Greenhouses posted at Stop the Ride!.


nichole halsey presents Garden Update posted at Bad Human! Don't take chemicals from strangers!.


GP presents The Big O posted at Innstyle Montana- Come on Inn, saying, "Tips for growing organic veggies"


valereee presents Foraging: hot new foodie trend, or the hottest new foodie trend? posted at Cincinnati Locavore, saying, "When foraging crosses the line into becoming gardening: Foraging in your own backyard for plants that many gardeners would consider weeds, and doing it in a way that encourages that plant to come up again next year."



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