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Tadpole manure

Forest water garden

Will the excess nutrients that ran off from our high forest-garden beds and caused a minor algal bloom in the nearby depressions be harvestable as tadpole manure once the water bodies dry up? Only time will tell....



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Hi Anna and Mark,

I am re-reading 'farmers of 40 centuries'.

There is also a .pdf about Tigray, Ethopia.

Both talk about compost. How to/ how is was made.

The Tigray study documents 2X growth as a result of using their suggested method for of composting.

I won't steal their thunder.... At least right now :).

IMHO - 'Worth careful study by the serious student :)'

Lots of fun !!

John

Comment by John Tue Apr 28 08:57:01 2015





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