A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article entitled When Agriculture Goes Mad which talked about the problems that GE or GO (Genetic fiddling) was causing in America, South America and India. This week I received an email which linked to a clip of an interview with Dr Don Huber. The email stated: Monsanto has unleashed a micro-monster that could kill us all. That's according to Dr. Don Huber, an agricultural scientist and expert in microbial ecology, who's convinced that Monsanto's genetically…Continue
Posted on December 22, 2011 at 10:32am — 1 Comment
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Has anyone else had a good crop of apples?
My trees are absolutely groaning with fruit. In fact I've got the best garden in a long time even though I started out with a gammy foot. Alas, Hester, my chookies have gone. I was feeding them when I slipped and broke my ankle, they got the blame and were taken away to a farm.
I'm beginning to read about Nutrient Dense Food. Got information from Kay Baxter. Very interesting but the cost of the machine to measure it all ($150) I…Continue
Posted on January 31, 2011 at 5:33pm — 2 Comments
I read in last Friday's NZ Gardener newsletter that plastic shapes of white butterflies stuck on kebab sticks keep them away. Apparently they are territorial and don't encroach on butterflies already there. I'm passing this on so others can have a go, too. I doubled some of the sticks so they are higher above the kale etc. Let's know if they made a difference.
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