Home Made Weed Killer
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Home Made Weed Killer

“Home Made Weed Killer Spray” from Marian Neumann. 1 gallon vinegar, 2 cups Epsom salts & 1/4 cup Dawn liquid detergent. Mix in a sprayer. “I have had the best luck soaking the entire weed, every leaf, on a hot sunny day. Some weeds needed a second application. This does not work like Round up … Continue reading

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More fun things TO DO in July & August
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More fun things TO DO in July & August

July 26: 9:30am-3pm. Botany Bay Farm harvest celebration tour.  More details:  http://www.botanybayfarm.com/events.html 10am-noon. Shorty’s Garden & Home:    Learn how to pickle fruits & vegetables.   More details:  http://www.shortysgardenandhome.com/?cid=998 July 27: noon – 2pm. Cloud Nine Farm Tour.  Part of WSU Clark County Extension’s Small Acreage program tours.  $10 to register:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/752897 or call 397-6060 x 0. Aug … Continue reading

Disturbing bird declines in Netherlands – linked to pesticides?
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Disturbing bird declines in Netherlands – linked to pesticides?

A new study just published in “Nature” (July 2014) shows a possible link between pesticides and bird decline in the Netherlands. “These insecticides appear to be having more profound effects than just killing our pollinating insects,” said ecologist Caspar Hallmann of Radboud University in the Netherlands, an author on the new study, published today in Nature. … Continue reading