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Want Better Yield from your Tomato Plants? Pee on ’em…

I missed this one originally, but researchers at Finland’s University of Kuopio published a paper in 2009 showing that a mixture of wood ash and human urine makes great fertilizer for your tomatoes… one more great excuse for peeing outside! Popular Science gave a run-down of the paper published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food […]

How to Grow Amazing Roses with Coffee Grounds

I have found few things as rewarding as spending time in the garden, listening to the birds chatter, and to see little flying things moving around the leaves of home grown fruits and vegetables. Halfway through a wet Australian Summer, my garden is in excellent condition, from the topsoil to the tips of the sunflowers… […]

February 1st