“Though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson – Self Reliance Although Emerson’s Self Reliance emphasizes individual self-reliance, there is a...Read More: Cultivating Crops and Community at MiniRoots
Category: collaborative gardening, CrowdCropping, home gardening, marketplaces & regions, Uncategorized, urban gardening
In this mornings Washington post, a provoking article on a possible challenge to home gardeners… “Jackson County, Oregon, has just joined the small but growing ranks of “GE-free zones” in the U.S., which prohibit the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops. It’s at least the eighth county in the...Read More: Genetically Safe gardens?
Aside from the time and energy required to grow a successful garden, one of the biggest challenges for all of us is the space, or lack thereof. One of the best solutions to the space problem (and even the time problem as well!) is the square foot gardening method. Developed...Read More: Square Foot Gardening
Category: collaborative gardening, CrowdCropping, FarmIT, home gardening, innovations and products, Uncategorized, urban gardening
Hi all! Thanks for the kind words Mike! I love the idea of miniroots.com. I am almost a 30 year veteran of IT, networks and telecom as well as a Navy Vet. I have spent more time that I want to inside dark cold datacenter rooms. I needed a...Read More: Farm IT, with James Gorman’s Farm