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Gardening Links

General

  • http://gardeninglaunchpad.com/ The Gardening Launch Pad is a compilation of Web site links that provide avid gardeners with useful information that will help them learn more about gardening.
  • Gardenweb A comprehensive resource of all sorts of gardening information. Includes forum areas for just about any subject in gardening, farming, etc.
  • Eco Backyard Your guide to restoring the urban environment.
  • Backyard Gardening Interesting blog site covering a variety of backyard gardening topics.
  • The World According to Monsanto A disturbing video documentary investigation into modern commercial practices of agriculture and biotechnology. Don’t believe everything on the labels and commercials!
  • Maria Struss Photography For an appreciation of the outdoors and nature, visit “Mountain to Sea” photography and witness stunning scenes by this award winning photographer.

Growing and cultivating mushrooms

  • Fungi Perfecti Specializing in using gourmet and medicinal mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people. Founded by mycologist and authorPaul Stamets, we are leaders in a new wave of technologies harnessing the inherent power of mushrooms and fungal mycelium worldwide.
  • Shroomery Discussion boards and information covering every area of mushroom culture.
  • Fungus Fun Is designed to be an online community where people with Mycological and mushroom interests can communicate and exchange ideas and opinions.
  • Growing Mushrooms in Natural Logs the following directions work for Shiitake, the king of wood-digesting gourmet mushrooms, and also for less easy-to-grow fungi like Oysters, Maitake, Reishi, and Lions’ Mane.

Composting and Worms

  • Worm Digest Everything you wanted to know about composting worms (and then some!).  Also includes a discussion and forum section.
  • Red Worm Composting was created by Bentley Christie, co-author of the EcoSherpa Sustainable Living Blog. It is a very informative site and worth visiting.
  • Home Vermiculture Covers the bedding, feeding, and maintenance for a home worm operation.
  • Commercial Vermiculture Covers growing the worms, the maintenance, and the hype.
  • Vermicastings and Tea Excellent article discussing the benefits, preparation, and usage of both vermipost (or vermicastings) and tea.
  • Brewing Compost Tea Another fine article on the science, methods, and advantages of compost tea. It is discussed from both the disease prevention and fertilization aspects.
  • Wacky World of Worms Organic Lawn Fertilizer, Worm Castings, Red Worms – Rising Mist Organics specializes in organic fertilizer created by red worm castings. This natural organic fertilizer and soil conditioner can be purchased in bulk or in tea bag form for nourishing and protecting your gardens.
  • Specifications for Different Worms This is a great article that elaborates the optimum, maximum, and minimum conditions and reproductive rates for a variety of compost and fishing worms.

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