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August 2010 Blog Posts (41)

Armchair University: The New Botanical Center - Brentwood Branch Library - Wednesday Sept 1

Armchair University: The New Botanical Center - Brentwood Branch Library - Wednesday Sept 1




Armchair University: The New Botanical Center



Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Brentwood Branch Library

2214 Brentwood Blvd



12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the meeting room for Adults.



The new Botanical Center will… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 31, 2010 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Ozark Mountain Creamery

"Rural Missouri" magazine featured our creamery this month. To read the article and find out more about our farm, family, and milk, please go to www.ruralmissouri.org , click on "features", then the article about glass-bottled milk.

Added by Teresa Fry on August 31, 2010 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Raising Backyard Chickens Does Require Some Basic Knowledge, Basic Shelter

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Posted today to the blog at www.friendsofthegarden.org



Raising Backyard Chickens Does Require Some Basic Knowledge, Basic Shelter



SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Interest in keeping chickens in the backyard as a source of eggs and meat is on the rise among both urban and suburban dwellers according to Jess Lyons, a small flock specialist… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 31, 2010 at 7:38am — No Comments

Time to Start Working on Fall Container Vegetable Gardens

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Time to Start Working on Fall Container Vegetable Gardens



Despite the warm weather in early August, temperatures will soon be dropping and that means it is time to start planning fall gardens.



For urban and suburban dwellers that are short on space, many of your… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 26, 2010 at 7:14am — 1 Comment

The Gaurdener

2 Samuel 23:11, 12
And after him was Shammah the son of Agee the Hararite. And the Philistines were gathered together into a troop, where was a piece of
ground full of lentiles (his garden): and the people fled from the
Philistines. But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victory.

Added by Shammah on August 25, 2010 at 12:04am — 1 Comment

Become a Guardener for $89.00

Become a Guardener for $89.00 plus your ammo and such. This is an update to the previous offer. The offer below is fantastic. If of course you still don't think that you can afford to go through this great training, I suggest that you go to Anderson Gun Repair on West College just west of Kansas Expy and purchase Matt Canovi's full firearms training video and book course for about $40.00. He of course is local and very good and is willing to get you into a personalize training class at a really… Continue

Added by Joseph's Page on August 23, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

'Squash vine borer' larvae cause squash plants to wilt

'Squash vine borer' larvae cause squash plants to wilt

By Lee Reich • For The Associated Press • August 22, 2010

Published in the News-Leader August 22, 2010



Also posted to the blog at www.friendsofthegarden.org



Around now is when many gardeners -- and perhaps you are among them -- start complaining about their squash plants, about how they looked healthy, and then all of a sudden flagged and took a turn toward… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 23, 2010 at 7:43am — No Comments

Need information on grain sprouts

I need information on grain sprouts from a food storage perspective (for the Handbook project). Specifically, I am looking for good sources I can refer to for how much grain needs to be stored, the nutritional value of sprouted vs un-sprouted grain, instructions for sprouting at the home level (and the production level if possible) and how sprouts are used (e.g. bread recipes). Please post links or cite books if you can.



I am organizing the section on how to store and process grains. I… Continue

Added by Eric Vought on August 22, 2010 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Village Aquaponic System



Village Aquaponic Systems



The attached link provides information about creating a food source for an entire village- by using…

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Added by Dale Wayne Jackson on August 22, 2010 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

GMO is no longer profitable for farmers

Here is some important news for farmers around the world.

Contrary to public relations myths promoted by the agribusiness giants in their own self-interest, there exists not oné single GMO seed that provides a greater harvest yield than conventional, nor one that requires less toxic chemical herbicides. That is for the simple reason there is no profit to be made in…

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Added by Lincoln B. Justice on August 21, 2010 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Nutrient-packed Parsley Enhances Food's Flavor

Nutrient-packed Parsley Enhances Flavor

Written by Juliana Goodwin, News-Leader



Adding parsley to a dish is a great way to enhance flavor and sneak vitamins into your diet. Parsley has more nutrition than one might expect. One ounce of raw parsley has only 10 calories, but 47 percent of the daily recommended vitamin A intake, 62 percent of vitamin C, 10 percent of iron, 11 percent of folate and exceeds the recommended vitamin K intake. All in one little ounce.



There… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 21, 2010 at 5:31pm — No Comments

How to use garden-fresh herbs

How to use garden-fresh herbs

By Juliana Goodwin

Published in the News-Leader, August 18, 2010



If your herb garden has flourished this year, it's time to start drying or using up your summer bounty.



Here are some ideas for using common herbs:



Rosemary goat cheese is one of my staples this summer. All I do is dry my rosemary, sprinkle it over goat cheese and top with a drizzle of honey. It's delightful on french bread.



Basil and rosemary make… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 20, 2010 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Request for Assistance at Close Memorial Park - Saturday August 21, 7:00 am to Noon

Open Letter for Friends of the Garden Volunteers:

By Bob Childress, Garden Chair



Now that the worst of the hot weather is past, there is a garden working session scheduled for this Saturday, August 21st from 7:00 am to noon.



We will be mulching the Viburnum & Flowering Shrub Gardens and if there is time, the Redbud Garden at Close Memorial Park. Bring mulch forks, rakes, and wheelbarrows (if you have them) as well as gloves of course.



There will be coffee,…

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Added by George Deatz on August 19, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Class: Fall Tree Care: Enjoying the Colors of Autumn - Thursday, August 19th, 6:00 pm

Class: Fall Tree Care: Enjoying the Colors of Autumn - Thursday, August 19th, 6:00 pm



Presenter: Noel Boyer, Board Certified Master Arborist, with 13 years of experience caring for Springfield's trees is the presenter.



The popular “Growing Knowledge at the Farm” series continues with “Fall Tree Care: Enjoying the Colors of Autumn” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 19 inside the community room (red barn) at Rutledge-Wilson Community Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146 in… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 18, 2010 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Insect-O-Rama at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center Friday August 20, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Insect-O-Rama at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center Friday August 20, 6:30 - 9:00 pm



Insects: They fascinate us, they bug us, they surround us, they bite us, but what would a summer evening be like without them? Join insect specialists and enthusiasts for an evening devoted to discovering insects. Grab your entire family and participate in some creepy-crawly fun this Friday, August 20th, 6:30 - 9:00 pm at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center!



Stop by the… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 18, 2010 at 7:18am — No Comments

Answers to the Most Often Asked Home Canning Questions

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Answers to the Most Often Asked Home Canning Questions



This is a natural followup to last nights post: Proper Pressure and Heat Essential for Canning Food Safely



LAMAR, Mo. -- Tammy Roberts, a nutrition specialist with University of Missouri Extension, says her telephone and e-mail are extra busy this year with questions related to home food… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 17, 2010 at 7:23am — No Comments

Proper Pressure and Heat Essential for Canning Food Safely

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Posted to the blog www.friendsofthegarden.org



Proper Pressure and Heat Essential for Canning Food Safely



LAMAR, Mo. -- In order to be able to assure food safety, meats, poultry, seafood and vegetables should always be canned in a pressure canner according to Tammy Roberts, nutrition and health education specialist,… Continue

Added by George Deatz on August 16, 2010 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Joel Salatin event in Branson

Does anyone know if the Joel Salatin event is still on for this weekend in Branson? I have'nt heard anything about it for a while.

Added by Curtis R. Corum on August 16, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments

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