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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 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…"
Monday
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…"
Monday
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…"
Sunday
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
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"Good point Wayne.  Done."
Jun 1
Wayne Mackenzie replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"I agree & signed it anyway. It does show how upset we are with them. "
Jun 1
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"I signed this petition a long time ago.  It has reached its goal.  Now the WH has to respond.  The challenge is Congress has to initiate the laws. I believe Vermont has just passed a law, needs Gov signature.  This may be a…"
Jun 1
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"Yes, as much as it would be great to 'boycott' these corporate bullies, it would be unconstitutional.  Now the Label GMO - that is a different matter :-) "
Jun 1
Jennifer Wadsworth replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"That would be an interesting topic of discussion offline. "
Jun 1
Jennifer Wadsworth replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
"true - still feels good to sign the petition!  =)"
Jun 1
Powell Gammill replied to Tootsaz's discussion Ban Monsanto employees (current and former) from holding office or obtaining jobs in government agencies.
""You get what you need." Need decided for you by an armed someone other than the one most qualified to decide your needs."
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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