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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Worms Don't Have Eyes Or Ears

From this site, WORMCHARMING.COM. "Instead they have light sensitive cells on the surface of their bodies to tell them the difference between light and dark. Worms do not like light, and tend to stay underground during the day,coming out at night to look for food. They are also sensitive to pressure change and vibrations allowing them to adapt quickly when they feel the tapping of raindrops on the ground. When worms detect rain they will rise to the surface to prevent themselves from drowning.
Interestingly, there are world-wide worm charming competitions and champions use this trait to charm the worms out by tapping astick on the floor to recreate the effects of rain drops' vibrations. So next time you see a random person hitting a stickon the ground numerous times, don’t be too alarmed!"
Go to... http://www.wormcharming.com/
Photo by 071106 1252 worm by Dan4th

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

More Robots Take Up Gardening

Breaking news-"More Robots Taking Up Gardening'. Really. Just look from BOTROPOLIS...http://botropolis.com/2009/04/more-robots-take-up-gardening/
Photo by A garden robot... by faeryboots

Monday, April 27, 2009

Homemade Drip Irrigation System

YOUGROWGIRL has this great information on building a homemade drip irrigation system. From this site, "One of the best ways to provide a steady water supply to your plants without your constant attention is the gradual watering system or drip irrigation. Through this method a device is employed that slowly delivers water into the soil directly around the roots. Commercial watering spikes can be purchased from you local garden centre however, using recycled materials you can make your own drip irrigation system for free. "Click here for instructions.---
Republished from 12/13/07.
Photo by Victoria Water Lily Ortonized by KaCey97007

Vermicomposting Trenches

Help your garden with Vermicomposting Trenches. Found this idea on WORMCOMPOSTING.CA. Go here and read it all... http://www.wormcomposting.ca/eco-gardening/vermicomposting-trenches/
Photo by Seaside garden by *Susie*

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Ants Don't Like Cucumber Peels Garden Hints

Go to GREENLINT at BLOGSPOT for some great safe green gardening tips. Click here... http://greenlent.blogspot.com/2009/04/spring-green-cleaning-and-growing-green.html
Photo by Prolific cucumbers by OakleyOriginals

Friday, April 17, 2009

Seed Swaping With A Twist

OK. Seed Swaping AND recipes. WOW. Life is great! Go here... p://birdsnsuch.blogspot.com/2009/04/seed-swapping-with-twist.html
Photo by Gone to Seed Already by Noël Zia Lee

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Creating A Garden Entrance

Beautiful garden ideas here. Creating a garden entrance. Found this on GARDENINGTIPSNIDEAS. Go to this site for great ideas. http://www.gardeningtipsnideas.com/2009/04/creating_a_garden_entrance.html
Photo by Garden Entrance by madaise


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