"Terry that is true they have found pesticides under the ice at the N. pole. All you can do is trust the person try to get referals from others as to the best place to get your stuff. If you don't trust the sea weed stick to red wiggler worms…"
"So how do you make sure the straw is all organic? Do you take the sellers word? He, may not even be the farmer and just wants to make a sale.
Without knowing what the background is on any of these organic products, how does one determine…"
"Karla, Bob, I agree with you both. The best we can do in this day is try to make our contribution as clean an effort as possible. By not adding to the compounded issues, we are helping to lessen them, at least in our personal…"
"A few of us were discussing "full organic" lately and eventually agreed that unless you start with known sterile soil, plant heritage seeds that you gathered personally and you carefor and harvest the crop yourself...there are no…"
"Terry, yes Organic is very much a lifestyle. It means learning and paying attention to causes and effects of products used in the process of growing food, which of course means gardening/farming, but it can also extend, to the extent to which…"
"I personally would think so since pesticides/herbicides would still be in/on the staw and could get into food you grow in it. Same as if you threw grass clippings with weed and feed on/in them as mulch or into the compost bin the weed part…"
"Yes, I do make these. Its a cedar slat container garden with a built in Hydroponic Passive Wick system in the bottom. We, sell these at Farmers Markets and Plant sale shows. Makes the ideal growing conditions for growing Herbs,…"
"Thank you Joan for keeping up the comments. This snap dragon is called "chantilly mix" & I loved it last year so am growing it again but the seeds have been slow to sprout so might not be many. The larkspur mix was a hit as well! They…"
"Hi Joan, thanks for your comment. I haven't started planting this bed yet but I've noticed it looks like the vinca is coming back this year. Will probably see how well it fills in, then go get some more. We've had a…"