Microbes and solar energy “could produce 10 times more food than plants” | Food

The combination of solar energy and microbes could produce 10 times more protein than crops such as soybeans, according to a new study. The system would also have very little impact on the environment, the researchers said, unlike animal husbandry which results in huge amounts of greenhouse gases as well …

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Chickweed: Friend, foe or food? | Kodiak

Q: How do I get rid of chickweed? A: Don’t try to beat it, eat it! On Tuesday I teach an online course called Compost Academy. Students, mostly women, from Alabama to Alberta meet in lively Zoom meetings. It’s not just about composting either, especially on Fridays, which have become …

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A very different Merrie Monarch

Members of the hula halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Hawai’i were quickly identified in the crowd at Lihu’e airport on Sunday morning because of the dark blue shirt uniform emblazoned with “Merrie Monarch”. The outfit also included matching accessories, including personal masks and personal bags proudly displaying the mokihana berry …

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Proactive pest control gets results in your garden

Audrey Gillespie, Reporter-News Special Posted at 5:00 p.m. CT June 20, 2021 TO CLOSE Last week we talked about the over 90% of wildlife visitors to our landscapes, mostly in the insect kingdom, which are beneficial or benign. They include: Predators: Catch, kill and eat the parasites. Parasitoids: Host-specific insects …

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Volunteers plant trees in neighborhoods near Project Central 70 – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– Residents of the Elyria-Swansea and Globeville districts have received additional help to make their space a little greener this weekend. Volunteers helped plant trees for free at some sites on Saturday. (credit: CBS) They even showed homeowners the best way to take care of their trees. READ MORE: …

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The best gardens feature sculptural ‘woody’ plants – L’Observateur

Spring flowers are usually easy, with azaleas and other early-flowering shrubs pushing us into our color-hungry eyes. But it takes a real herd to hold out, let alone shine, in the heat and humidity of the scorching Mississippi summers. As much as we love our cannas, purple coneflowers, lantana, and …

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Father’s Day activities in Kukui Grove

LIHU’E – Flip Flop Shops coach Z Zumwalt had to work at the Kukui Grove Center on Saturday. But the drudgery wasn’t that bad, as Coach Z shared a small business shift with his daughter Sydney at the mall’s Father’s Day celebration, where Deja Vu Surf Hawai’i invited guests. special …

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Plant Propagation with Rowan County Master Gardeners – Salisbury Post

By Amy-Lynn AlbertsonNC cooperative extension One of the benefits of gardening is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money growing great plants. If you have a little time and patience, you can propagate a large number of different perennials, shrubs, and trees. Summer is the perfect time …

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Greeley Garden Tour 2021 Takeaway Saturday

Gardeners of all skill levels and ages, or those who simply enjoy viewing amazing gardens, will be delighted to hear that the Greeley Garden Tour is back for 2021. The tour will start at 8 a.m. on Saturday and will continue until 2 p.m. The tour will include five residential …

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The Carlsbad Forum hosts the “Summer in Bloom” events

A parade at the Carlsbad Forum. Summer in Bloom at the Carlsbad Forum runs from Saturday, June 19 to Sunday, June 27, and kicks off with a fashion show on June 19 at 11 a.m. Throughout the nine-day event, the Carlsbad Forum will transform into a beautiful summer garden, with …

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