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Chris K replied to Angie's discussion Tea on my plants, and high pH in city tap? in the group Soil Builders
"Hi angie, Tea is a very good thing for plants. I use aerobic dynamic nutrient accumulator teas all of the time in my garden. Its a bit different than steeping in hot water but the same idea. Here's a really cool link with a chart of the…"
Jun 21, 2012
Liz & Dan replied to Angie's discussion Transplant questions: in the group Central Phoenix Permies
"Hi Angie, I don't think people saw your post here in the Central Phoenix Permies group section.  I would try posting this to one of the forums next time.  On another note, containers are very difficult here in the summer.  My…"
Apr 10, 2012
Angie added a discussion to the group Central Phoenix Permies
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Transplant questions:

1.  I've rooted a tomato plant in an upright container (indoors-south facing window), but would like to transplant it to a hanging container (outdoors- same south facing window, so the roots are ABOVE the green and fruits).  I've never done it before and just wanted some advice on whether it is advisable.  I have sprouted a Nichol's tomato, and would rather see it live than play around with potting ideas. Also, I'm concerned that maybe the south facing window might become too hot when summer…See More
Feb 23, 2012
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"Can someone connect me with whomever runs the Garfield community garden?"
Feb 22, 2012
Sheri Schmeckpeper replied to Angie's discussion Tea on my plants, and high pH in city tap? in the group Soil Builders
"Sure; better to feed the plants with it than to pour it down the drain. You have to water the plants anyway. :)  We use our coffee grounds in the way Vynnie said--we just put them around the plants like mulch. Alas, we rarely have leftover…"
Feb 18, 2012
Angie replied to Angie's discussion Tea on my plants, and high pH in city tap? in the group Soil Builders
"Great advice!  Thanks Sheri and Vynnie.  :)  So, if I use filtered water for my tea, might it also be beneficial to water with leftover tea?"
Feb 17, 2012
Vynnie McDaniels replied to Angie's discussion Tea on my plants, and high pH in city tap? in the group Soil Builders
"You're on the right path Angie. Sheri is spot on too and adds a great point - use only filtered water on indoor plants (any potted plants actually). Tea pulp, as well as coffee grounds, can be applied to the soil of potted plants (right on top…"
Feb 17, 2012
Sheri Schmeckpeper replied to Angie's discussion Tea on my plants, and high pH in city tap? in the group Soil Builders
"Angie, I only use filtered water that's low in PH on my houseplants because. Most plants absorb nutrients better when it's lower. Coffee is very low PH, so the grounds can be helpful when spread around the plants. Tea...I hear mixed things…"
Feb 17, 2012
Angie replied to Laura's discussion Suggestions for native plants in a community garden?? in the group Native & Perennial Foods
"Hey Laura, I would like to help with this garden.  Where is it and when might I find people there?  Are you the person taking care of logistics? Thanks, Angie"
Feb 17, 2012
Angie added a discussion to the group Soil Builders
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Tea on my plants, and high pH in city tap?

Is it beneficial to use tea to water houseplants and/or potted vegetables at all?  I've read mixed-opinions through Google search hits, and am still left wondering whether it will benefit my plants at all.   With that said, (although I've never tested it), it seems that central Phoenix tap water has high pH levels. 1) I wonder if tea might help to neutralize it a bit.2) I wonder what might else might be done to neutralize it a bit.See More
Feb 17, 2012
Angie replied to Grace Marie Newton's discussion Coronado Neighborhood
"Hi All... I'm always up for opportunities to meet neighbors.  I missed the announcement for the community garden cleanup.  Was that posted here or in The Dispacth?  I hope to see some of you around.  :)"
Feb 13, 2012
Angie replied to April A Ortiz's discussion Pallet Compost Bin in the group Soil Builders
"Thanks Vynnie.  :)"
Feb 9, 2012
Angie replied to April A Ortiz's discussion Pallet Compost Bin in the group Soil Builders
"I've read the "lining with plastic" somewhere too, but I see plenty of pallet bins in town that don't use them and they seem to work just fine.  With that said, my compost bin is one of the recycled city trashcans, and I…"
Feb 9, 2012
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Feb 6, 2012
Angie replied to Angie's discussion Bulk Garden Soil in Phoenix? in the group Soil Builders
"I'd be interested in splitting a load, but might be a little more inclined to throw down if we can get, at least, a third party. "
Jan 30, 2012

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At 10:00pm on December 11, 2011, Laura said…

hey lady of similar interests! i look forward to crossing paths again soon. ;)

At 5:33pm on June 2, 2011, Mischa O'Reilly said…
Welcome to the Valley Permaculture Alliance, a local 501C3 non-profit education organization that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on various aspects of sustainable living around the Greater Phoenix Valley. You can read more about the VPA on the ‘About Us’ page, and explore the many groups and resources this Ning “social networking site” has to offer, as well as customize your own Profile Page and connect with new like-minded friends.

We encourage you to browse the discussions, blogs, videos, comments to get a feel for our incredibly resourceful community, and to share your interests as well. There are many volunteer opportunities to assist with classes and events, so please let me know if you are interested in helping out when available.

We offer a variety of classes to our members on a donation basis (usually $10 to $25) that goes toward venue hard-costs, also to our experienced and knowledgeable instructors, as well as to support the non-profit in providing quality education for improving our health, our communities and environment. See what classes you may be interested in attending atwww.phoenixpermaculture.org/events - and feel free to contact us with any questions.

 

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