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The curse of Mono-Culture, and the need for BioDiversity.
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As we all know, the Mono-Culture is a common practice, and so to are the plagues, from each kingdom of creatures that we know of.There are many examples of different types of foods humans grew and…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacob Carranza Sep 25, 2012.


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+ and - of flood irrigation

all plants here in the salty valley need a deeeeeep good drink of water.

first to flush out the salts. second, it helps establish a strong vigorous root system. mostly because the soil is no longer concrete after the flushes.

this is great when you have flood irrigation. it def saturates the ground. its an easy, no work, no attention needed job.


flood irrigation tends to compact the soil. and its very wasteful. its cheap for…


Posted on April 9, 2013 at 10:08pm — 1 Comment

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At 2:53pm on October 22, 2012, Heather Green said…

Fractal Specialist... funny.

At 9:02am on October 16, 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.

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