Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Reading Round Up: Horse Semen Edition

Bucolic Bushwick Indoor Gardening
I haven't started any seeds for the rooftop garden yet. Right now I'm using the window to grow some early crops.  The container on the left has swiss chard and the middle and right containers have radishes.

Worm compost prevents damping off in seedlings.

Study: Pesticides Harm Manhood.

The term "Urban Homestead" is trademarked, legal and Internet battles ensue.

Plants cloned as seeds: Hybrids that breed true would be major advance for crop plants.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

2011 Seeds

Bucolic Bushwick Seeds 2011

Beet, Detroit Dark Red
Carrot, Parmex
Cherry Tomato, Sun Gold F1
Cucumber, Lemon
Eggplant, Fairy Tale F1
Melon, Tasty Bites F1
Radish, Cherry Belle
Radish, French Breakfast
Radish, Sparkler Top
Sweet Pepper, Atris F1
Sweet Pepper, King Crimson
Swiss Chard, Bright Lights
Tomato, Lemon Perfection
Tomato, Valencia

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Reading Round Up: Lasagna Cupcakes Edition

Bucolic Bushwick Rooftop Container Garden Vegetable Pest

A garden on top of a bus!

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans: enjoy your food, but eat less.  Cut your salt intake too.

Vertical farming in Singapore. The video gives a good look at the system.

Combat malnutrition with moringa oleifera, one of the world's most useful trees.