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Dave’s Garden – The Garden Watchdog

Only one aspect of this immense website is a list of over 3500 garden supply vendors, plus comments from satisfied (and dissatisfied customers). It's easy to search to find anything you many need in the gardening world. Also has gardening forums, seed/plant trading, background resources, and much more. NOTE: This is not a dedicated organic site, but contains much that is organic. Also has "The Plants Database," the largest. most useful, most comprehensive plant database in the world with over 60,000 entries, 37,000 images and 17,000 comments. These are real photos and growing tips of real plants taken by real people in real gardens, contributed by thousands of gardeners worldwide. Quite a useful site for gardeners.

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Remineralize The Earth

"The remineralization of forests, farms, orchards, and gardens with glacial gravel and rock dust is nature's way to regenerate and fertilize soils. During an Ice Age, as glaciers grind rock to a fine dust over millennia, a fertile soil is created. Adding finely ground gravel dust to soils is a tremendous boost to organic agriculture and can make it truly viable by adding up to a hundred elements and trace minerals needed by all life. Rock dust also nourishes the microorganisms in the soil, whose protoplasm is the basis of all living things

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Gardening by the Moon

"Gardening by the phases of the moon is a technique that can speed the germination of your seeds by working with the forces of nature. Plants respond to the same gravitational pull of tides that affect the oceans, which alternately stimulates root and leaf growth. Seeds sprout more quickly, plants grow vigorously and at an optimum rate, harvests are larger and they don't go to seed as fast. This method has been practiced by many for hundreds of years, and is a perfect compliment to organic gardening…" Website sells an attractive gardening by the moon calendar and has more background information on why and how the moon affects the sprouting of seeds and the growth of plants.

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