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Tootsaz
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Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
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I ran across this petition on whitehouse.gov. I thought people here might be interested in signing it - I know I did. I hope I am not violating any rules of this site - my apologies if I am :/Ban…Continue

Tags: monsanto, petition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Wadsworth Jun 4.

Plant ID - Anyone Know What This Is?
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Hello everybody :)I saw this plant in January and kept thinking I would be able to figure out what it is - but I have not.Does anyone know?It had a very pungent smell. I cannot really describe the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tootsaz May 29.

Weed Barrier vs Frost Cloth: Is There Really a Difference?
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Hello Fellow Permies!I am already thinking about frost protection for this coming winter. While looking for materials to make it out of online, I see there is a 3 oz frost cloth (keeping temps inside…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Powell Gammill Jul 29, 2013.

Please Identify.... Seed? Poop pellet?
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Can anyone tell me what this is?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tootsaz Feb 22, 2013.

 

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Tootsaz replied to Tanya's discussion Got Surplus?
"Thank you, Tanya! :)))"
Sep 8
Tootsaz replied to Gabe M's discussion keep or disgard tomatoes?
"O no! Not that far! Actually, take a look at this: Pruning Tomatoes. Always bear in mind how unique our climate is and how we do not fit into the standard "Growing Calendar" that you tend to see. So, if/when we have frosts in the winter,…"
Aug 14
Tootsaz replied to Gabe M's discussion keep or disgard tomatoes?
"Hi Gabe, Yours sound exactly like mine. I am continuing to water, and once we are out of the heat and trending to cool, I will cut mine back a bit. I expect them to really produce, actually :) Also, my plants are pretty large. I actually try to…"
Aug 14
Tootsaz replied to Thomas W's discussion Need help identifying tree / bush / etc. ?
"Any chance I could get one from you?"
Aug 11
Tootsaz replied to Thomas W's discussion Need help identifying tree / bush / etc. ?
"Hi Rafael, Thomas! Grows fast? High or Low water use? How does it reproduce? Where can I perhaps get one? Thanks!~Toots"
Aug 11
Tootsaz replied to Claudette Hobbart's discussion Tips for Planting a Tree In the Middle of My Vegetable Garden?
"I am growing okra right now; in fact I threw a few more seeds in the ground about three weeks ago and they are taking off. All I am using to hold down the shade cloth in that pic is wire ties around some PVC pipe. In the fall/winter we remove…"
Jul 31
Tootsaz replied to Claudette Hobbart's discussion Tips for Planting a Tree In the Middle of My Vegetable Garden?
"Hello Claudette! First let me say, I LOVE YOUR DRAWING! It really threw a bucket of cheer into my day, thank you! If only we could add these trees all over :) Second, imho, I would not stick a tree in the middle of my garden. Desert willows drop…"
Jul 31
Tootsaz replied to Emily's discussion tomatoes are alive?!
"Thanks, Powell! I appreciate what you pointed out. I am up in the NW valley, so the freeze issue is not the first thing on my mind (although, this year I am making a giant 'tent' (old sheets) to cover my garden should we have a freeze. I…"
Jul 28
Tootsaz replied to Emily's discussion tomatoes are alive?!
"From what I understand, ripening is a process that, once triggered, does not stop. In other words, once the tomato plant sends the signal for the fruit to ripen - which we see as that first tinge of red/orange/pink - the process has bee started. It…"
Jul 27
Tootsaz replied to Emily's discussion tomatoes are alive?!
"Hi Emily! I have been gardening here in the PHX area for about five years, the last three much more "intensely"... ratcheted up? LOL! I bet you get what I am saying :) My Gardening Guide Goddess is Leslie Doyle. She has a website…"
Jul 27
Catherine, The Herb Lady left a comment for Tootsaz
"Hi Tootaz - BTW love those gorgeous tomatoes on your table (photo) and the kitty! :-)"
Jul 9
Tootsaz replied to Susan's discussion Please help me with these giant watermelon.
"Hi Susan! I am a bit confused by your written description vs what I see in the pics.... Do you mean, the leaves are turning brown and dying? Also, I do not understand what you mean by "these giant watermelon". Are you talking about the…"
Jun 30
Jennifer Wadsworth replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"http://www.avaaz.org/en/ has had some phenomenally powerful petitions in the past.  You can check out their "Victories" page for some examples.  http://www.avaaz.org/en/highlights.php"
Jun 4
Torrie B replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"I have questions about the efficacy of of online petitions? can anyone explain how they work? do they really create change? "
Jun 4
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"Seriously food for thought - figuratively and literally (educating growers :-) Monsanto would not be the first corporation to use non-profit funding as a character reference. The problem of Monsanto's (and Dow and others) GMO focus is (as…"
Jun 1
Jennifer Wadsworth replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"Just putting this out there - make of it what you will. Monsanto is a publically traded company.  As such, it has a philanthropic arm - the Monsanto Fund.  They've funded a variety of projects that we, as permaculturists, would…"
Jun 1

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I LOVE to grow things!! It is a compulsion that some may think I need some 'help' ;) with, but I LOVE IT. I am into veggies and orchids right now and have been successful with roses in the past.

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At 2:06pm on July 9, 2014, Catherine, The Herb Lady said…

Hi Tootaz - BTW love those gorgeous tomatoes on your table (photo) and the kitty! :-)

At 5:58pm on April 27, 2010, levi mason said…
Welcome to the Guild!
At 10:38am on April 27, 2010, Ericka said…
Welcome, I love to grow things too!
 
 
 

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