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  • benonthenet
    Hi, Vijay! Are you living in India now? If so, what part? What is the climate there like? Natural gardening is gardening in tune with the climate and natural
    Message 1 of 19 , Jul 1 11:11 AM
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      Hi, Vijay!

      Are you living in India now? If so, what part? What is the climate
      there like? Natural gardening is gardening in tune with the climate
      and natural life cycle of plants. So, observing the patterns of your
      general climate the micro-climate of your garden is step one.

      Feel free to email me at benonthenet@yahoo, and I'll share what I
      know.

      Benjamin

      --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, Vijay Wilankar
      <vijaywilankar@y...> wrote:
      > I am Vijay from India. Am interested to know more about it. Keen to
      learn and practice. I have a small garden, where I can experiment.
      Regards,
      >
      > Vijay
      >
      > benonthenet <benonthenet@y...> wrote:
      > I'm starting workshops in my home (Long Beach, CA) for people
      > interested in applying Mr. Fukuoka's principles to the home garden.
      I
      > live in an arid climate, I specialist in dryland edible natural
      > gardening. I'm so excited to share what I've learned and see where
      it
      > takes me and my right livelihood.
      >
      > Take a look http://www.naturalfarming.org/ . Isn't is great that
      > someone is putting this website together. I'm thinking about
      putting
      > together a botanic garden to demonstrate arid natural
      > farming/gardening. All I need is the land.
      >
      > Are there any others here who are applying natural farming to the
      > home garden?
      >
      > Benjamin
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    • Vernon Sinclair
      Hi there, A friend of mine just told me about a German made, award winning, cone shaped, portable, solar water distiller/desalinator. It distilled about 3
      Message 2 of 19 , Jul 1 9:26 PM
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        Hi there,

        A friend of mine just told me about a German made, award winning, cone
        shaped, portable, solar water distiller/desalinator. It distilled about 3
        gallons a day, was made out of molded plastic, black on the bottom to hold
        heat... It cost about $50.00 US.

        Does that sound like anything anyone here might have heard of? I have
        Googled the heck out of it and I can't find anything like it. I tried the
        Real Goods site too.

        thanks in advance,

        Melanie
      • Sergio Montinola
        Dear Vernon, We, in the Philippines will be very interested. Please send more info or the party who is able to sell and supply our need. Thanks, Sergio J.
        Message 3 of 19 , Jul 2 3:05 PM
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          Dear Vernon,

          We, in the Philippines will be very interested. Please
          send more info or the party who is able to sell and
          supply our need. Thanks,

          Sergio J. Montinola

          -






          -- Vernon Sinclair <vernon.sinclair@...> wrote:
          > Hi there,
          >
          > A friend of mine just told me about a German made,
          > award winning, cone
          > shaped, portable, solar water distiller/desalinator.
          > It distilled about 3
          > gallons a day, was made out of molded plastic, black
          > on the bottom to hold
          > heat... It cost about $50.00 US.
          >
          > Does that sound like anything anyone here might have
          > heard of? I have
          > Googled the heck out of it and I can't find anything
          > like it. I tried the
          > Real Goods site too.
          >
          > thanks in advance,
          >
          > Melanie
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >





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        • Mary Jo Terry
          I d like to know more about gardening without tilling. We have a lot of bermuda and johnson grasses here. How do I get rid of them without tilling? They
          Message 4 of 19 , Jul 4 1:39 AM
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            I'd like to know more about gardening without tilling. We have a lot of bermuda and johnson grasses here. How do I get rid of them without tilling? They kill everything we plant if we don't till.
            Jo_Al
            ----- Original Message -----
            From: Vijay Wilankar
            Sent: 7/1/2004 2:31:37 AM
            To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
            Cc: vijaywilankar@...
            Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Natural Gardening in Long Beach

            > Dear All,
            >
            > Can you share with your experiences for us all to benefit.... applying the principle of Mr. Fukuaka's to the home Garden.
            >
            > Can you suggest some reading material or the web site.
            >
            > Regards,
            >
            > Vijay
            >
            > Ingrid Bauer/Jean-Claude Catry <instinct@...> wrote:
            > > I'm starting workshops in my home (Long Beach, CA) for people
            > > interested in applying Mr. Fukuoka's principles to the home garden. I
            > > live in an arid climate, I specialist in dryland edible natural
            > > gardening. I'm so excited to share what I've learned and see where it
            > > takes me and my right livelihood.
            > >
            > > Take a look http://www.naturalfarming.org/ . Isn't is great that
            > > someone is putting this website together. I'm thinking about putting
            > > together a botanic garden to demonstrate arid natural
            > > farming/gardening. All I need is the land.
            > >
            > > Are there any others here who are applying natural farming to the
            > > home garden?
            > >
            > > Benjamin
            >
            > are you the one who started this web site ?
            > yesterday i had 15 persons coming to my home to listen to my workshop about
            > natural way of farming , it is only the 2 nd time i present it locally in
            > over 10 years ( i did it many times at primitive skills gathering on the
            > north west those last 10 years ).
            > i got one feed back that they will have prefered more hand on ( i emphasis a
            > lot in my teatching about attitude , principles ) and am not interested in
            > giving "recipes ".
            > we did some seed balls and did a tour of my place explaining the process
            > going on of transforming a native forest into an edible for humans forest
            > .i also show the process of transforming a rock bluff into an edible garden
            > ( i have 4 fig tress 1currant , 1saskatoon , 1 pomegranate, artichokes,
            > greens of all kind , tomatoes , jerusalem artichokes ,herbs , , ocas ,
            > yacoon , 1 dew berry etc ... that complemente 1 pine , 1 arbutus ,2 or 3
            > bonsai firs some sparse grass and moss ( originally there ) there was almost
            > no soils ,i brought little organic matter recovered with fine layer of
            > earth and sow , twice a year i do the same , it is become more and more
            > lush now .
            > i also presented some scientific datas showing the importance of not
            > tilling as i don't expect peoples to do natural; farming but at least to not
            > till anymore . my big concern is to stop the desertification process that
            > tilling promote .
            >
            > i will be interested to know the content of your teatching especially if it
            > is hand on to help me to pass the message better . all my workshops are free
            > ( in primitive skills gathering ) or by donations like here .
            >
            > if you are interested to share we can do it off line .
            >
            > ps i am in british colombia but might come down california at the end of
            > august .
            >
            > jean-claude
            >
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          • les landeck
            -- Hi Mary Jo last year i sent in a number of responses talking about the use of used office carpet as a step to no till farming, John contributed his use and
            Message 5 of 19 , Jul 4 5:48 PM
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              --
              Hi Mary Jo

              last year i sent in a number of responses talking
              about the use of used office carpet as a step to no
              till farming, John contributed his use and perspective
              as did Stephen showing to problems that will develop
              when the carpet is not lifted or moved from time to
              time it's not a set it and forget it solution nor is a
              final answer to our needs but it is a learning tool
              that could help many move in a no till direction, it
              will weaken the bermuda grass while improving your
              soil structure to a natural state. depending on your
              soil type it will take 1 to 6 months. some where in
              that time the soil will become hand workable so
              removal of any die hard roots will come out quite
              easy. do lift or move around the carpet from time to
              time and monitor the changes keep the soil moist to
              support the other life forms that will be helping you,
              and maybe remove all together and water to germinate
              any seed in the soil than recover i would expand out
              from the center of the garden. when the carpet is
              removed the soil will be loose from worm and soil
              insect activity and any stray runners will not have a
              firm grip as they do now. solarizing with clear or
              black plastic will work to kill all life were the
              carpet only effects plant life in a more passive way,
              while providing habitat in a beneficial way for many
              others.
              johnson grass is more of a seed problem that when you
              stop turning the soil and bringing seed to the surface
              were it can germinate will be greatly reduced. some
              layer composting or as some call sheet mulching or
              just returning straw or other plant material to cover
              the soil and provide food to the soil life will help a
              great deal.

              Les







              - Mary Jo Terry <meme@...> wrote:
              > I'd like to know more about gardening without
              > tilling. We have a lot of bermuda and johnson
              > grasses here. How do I get rid of them without
              > tilling? They kill everything we plant if we don't
              > till.
              > Jo_Al >
              > >
              > >
              > >
              >
              >
              >






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            • Vernon Sinclair
              Hi Sergio, I m sorry to disappoint you, but I m looking for it myself. If I track down the manufacturer I ll post it to the list so that you can know too. take
              Message 6 of 19 , Jul 4 11:27 PM
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                Hi Sergio,

                I'm sorry to disappoint you, but I'm looking for it myself. If I track down
                the manufacturer I'll post it to the list so that you can know too.

                take care,

                Melanie (Vernon)

                At 03:05 PM 7/2/2004 -0700, you wrote:
                >Dear Vernon,
                >
                >We, in the Philippines will be very interested. Please
                >send more info or the party who is able to sell and
                >supply our need. Thanks,
                >
                >Sergio J. Montinola
              • Judy Hayes
                I know that here in Az I have the bermuda problem also... tilling broke up the roots for the grass so it would always grow back, I had to take and bake the
                Message 7 of 19 , Jul 5 2:01 PM
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                  I know that here in Az I have the bermuda problem also... tilling broke up
                  the roots for the grass so it would always grow back, I had to take and bake
                  the grass by covering it in plastic and allowing it to heat up for a month
                  or two... that killed off most of it for me... I havent had a chance to do
                  that in my front yard yet since there was so many veggies growing... but the
                  basil choked out the bermuda in one area lol.. so that was nice.
                  Judy Lynn
                  http://www.tomatothyme.com
                  ----- Original Message -----
                  From: "Mary Jo Terry" <meme@...>
                  To: <fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com>
                  Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2004 1:39 AM
                  Subject: Re: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Natural Gardening in Long Beach


                  > I'd like to know more about gardening without tilling. We have a lot of
                  bermuda and johnson grasses here. How do I get rid of them without tilling?
                  They kill everything we plant if we don't till.
                  > Jo_Al
                  > ----- Original Message -----
                  > From: Vijay Wilankar
                  > Sent: 7/1/2004 2:31:37 AM
                  > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
                  > Cc: vijaywilankar@...
                  > Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Natural Gardening in Long Beach
                  >
                  > > Dear All,
                  > >
                  > > Can you share with your experiences for us all to benefit.... applying
                  the principle of Mr. Fukuaka's to the home Garden.
                  > >
                  > > Can you suggest some reading material or the web site.
                  > >
                  > > Regards,
                  > >
                  > > Vijay
                  > >
                  > > Ingrid Bauer/Jean-Claude Catry <instinct@...> wrote:
                  > > > I'm starting workshops in my home (Long Beach, CA) for people
                  > > > interested in applying Mr. Fukuoka's principles to the home garden. I
                  > > > live in an arid climate, I specialist in dryland edible natural
                  > > > gardening. I'm so excited to share what I've learned and see where it
                  > > > takes me and my right livelihood.
                  > > >
                  > > > Take a look http://www.naturalfarming.org/ . Isn't is great that
                  > > > someone is putting this website together. I'm thinking about putting
                  > > > together a botanic garden to demonstrate arid natural
                  > > > farming/gardening. All I need is the land.
                  > > >
                  > > > Are there any others here who are applying natural farming to the
                  > > > home garden?
                  > > >
                  > > > Benjamin
                  > >
                  > > are you the one who started this web site ?
                  > > yesterday i had 15 persons coming to my home to listen to my workshop
                  about
                  > > natural way of farming , it is only the 2 nd time i present it locally
                  in
                  > > over 10 years ( i did it many times at primitive skills gathering on
                  the
                  > > north west those last 10 years ).
                  > > i got one feed back that they will have prefered more hand on ( i
                  emphasis a
                  > > lot in my teatching about attitude , principles ) and am not interested
                  in
                  > > giving "recipes ".
                  > > we did some seed balls and did a tour of my place explaining the process
                  > > going on of transforming a native forest into an edible for humans
                  forest
                  > > .i also show the process of transforming a rock bluff into an edible
                  garden
                  > > ( i have 4 fig tress 1currant , 1saskatoon , 1 pomegranate, artichokes,
                  > > greens of all kind , tomatoes , jerusalem artichokes ,herbs , , ocas ,
                  > > yacoon , 1 dew berry etc ... that complemente 1 pine , 1 arbutus ,2
                  or 3
                  > > bonsai firs some sparse grass and moss ( originally there ) there was
                  almost
                  > > no soils ,i brought little organic matter recovered with fine layer of
                  > > earth and sow , twice a year i do the same , it is become more and more
                  > > lush now .
                  > > i also presented some scientific datas showing the importance of not
                  > > tilling as i don't expect peoples to do natural; farming but at least to
                  not
                  > > till anymore . my big concern is to stop the desertification process
                  that
                  > > tilling promote .
                  > >
                  > > i will be interested to know the content of your teatching especially if
                  it
                  > > is hand on to help me to pass the message better . all my workshops are
                  free
                  > > ( in primitive skills gathering ) or by donations like here .
                  > >
                  > > if you are interested to share we can do it off line .
                  > >
                  > > ps i am in british colombia but might come down california at the end of
                  > > august .
                  > >
                  > > jean-claude
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                • Peggy James
                  Hi Mary Jo, I have noticed that wherever I ve planted sweet potatoes there are far fewer weeds the next year than before. Sweet potatoes are easy to grow and
                  Message 8 of 19 , Jul 5 3:17 PM
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                    Hi Mary Jo,

                    I have noticed that wherever I've planted sweet potatoes there are
                    far fewer weeds the next year than before. Sweet potatoes are easy to
                    grow and they're drought-tolerant. Even if you're not growing them for
                    the sweet potatoes, they make an attractive ground cover (which is
                    unfortunately killed by frost). They take very little care once they're
                    established. Trim the vines back with clippers wherever you don't want
                    them to grow.

                    Miss Puffman
                    32N 96W

                    Mary Jo Terry wrote:

                    > I'd like to know more about gardening without tilling. We have a lot
                    > of bermuda and johnson grasses here. How do I get rid of them without
                    > tilling? They kill everything we plant if we don't till.
                    > Jo_Al
                    > ----- Original Message -----
                    > From: Vijay Wilankar
                    > Sent: 7/1/2004 2:31:37 AM
                    > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
                    > Cc: vijaywilankar@...
                    > Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Natural Gardening in Long Beach
                    >
                    > > Dear All,
                    > >
                    > > Can you share with your experiences for us all to benefit....
                    > applying the principle of Mr. Fukuaka's to the home Garden.
                    > >
                    > > Can you suggest some reading material or the web site.
                    > >
                    > > Regards,
                    > >
                    > > Vijay
                    > >
                    > > Ingrid Bauer/Jean-Claude Catry <instinct@...> wrote:
                    > > > I'm starting workshops in my home (Long Beach, CA) for people
                    > > > interested in applying Mr. Fukuoka's principles to the home
                    > garden. I
                    > > > live in an arid climate, I specialist in dryland edible natural
                    > > > gardening. I'm so excited to share what I've learned and see where
                    > it
                    > > > takes me and my right livelihood.
                    > > >
                    > > > Take a look http://www.naturalfarming.org/ . Isn't is great that
                    > > > someone is putting this website together. I'm thinking about
                    > putting
                    > > > together a botanic garden to demonstrate arid natural
                    > > > farming/gardening. All I need is the land.
                    > > >
                    > > > Are there any others here who are applying natural farming to the
                    > > > home garden?
                    > > >
                    > > > Benjamin
                    > >
                    > > are you the one who started this web site ?
                    > > yesterday i had 15 persons coming to my home to listen to my
                    > workshop about
                    > > natural way of farming , it is only the 2 nd time i present it
                    > locally in
                    > > over 10 years ( i did it many times at primitive skills gathering
                    > on the
                    > > north west those last 10 years ).
                    > > i got one feed back that they will have prefered more hand on ( i
                    > emphasis a
                    > > lot in my teatching about attitude , principles ) and am not
                    > interested in
                    > > giving "recipes ".
                    > > we did some seed balls and did a tour of my place explaining the
                    > process
                    > > going on of transforming a native forest into an edible for humans
                    > forest
                    > > .i also show the process of transforming a rock bluff into an
                    > edible garden
                    > > ( i have 4 fig tress 1currant , 1saskatoon , 1 pomegranate,
                    > artichokes,
                    > > greens of all kind , tomatoes , jerusalem artichokes ,herbs , , ocas
                    > ,
                    > > yacoon , 1 dew berry etc ... that complemente 1 pine , 1 arbutus
                    > ,2 or 3
                    > > bonsai firs some sparse grass and moss ( originally there ) there
                    > was almost
                    > > no soils ,i brought little organic matter recovered with fine layer
                    > of
                    > > earth and sow , twice a year i do the same , it is become more and
                    > more
                    > > lush now .
                    > > i also presented some scientific datas showing the importance of
                    > not
                    > > tilling as i don't expect peoples to do natural; farming but at
                    > least to not
                    > > till anymore . my big concern is to stop the desertification process
                    > that
                    > > tilling promote .
                    > >
                    > > i will be interested to know the content of your teatching
                    > especially if it
                    > > is hand on to help me to pass the message better . all my workshops
                    > are free
                    > > ( in primitive skills gathering ) or by donations like here .
                    > >
                    > > if you are interested to share we can do it off line .
                    > >
                    > > ps i am in british colombia but might come down california at the
                    > end of
                    > > august .
                    > >
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                  • benonthenet
                    ... lot of bermuda and johnson grasses here. How do I get rid of them without tilling? They kill everything we plant if we don t till. Mary Joy, If you have
                    Message 9 of 19 , Jul 5 9:27 PM
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                      > I'd like to know more about gardening without tilling. We have a
                      lot of bermuda and johnson grasses here. How do I get rid of them
                      without tilling? They kill everything we plant if we don't till.

                      Mary Joy,

                      If you have grasses that form root mats like bermuda grass, you'll
                      have to do an initial digging to dig them out. If they are pretty
                      established, you'll wind up digging out a foot of roots and top soil.
                      I would not suggest sifting the the roots to get some of that soil
                      back into the ground. If any little pieces of root end back in the
                      ground, you'll be stuck with the grass again.

                      I had to dig out my community garden plot I recently started. The
                      good thing is that once you dig out the grass, it's so much easier to
                      control. Part of the solution to dealing with grasses after getting
                      the garden started is working with plants that can survive with some
                      grass. It may be helpful to also plant the border with something that
                      will keep the grass at bay like sweet potato or a variety of clumping
                      bamboo. If you use bamboo (they come in dwarf varieties too), you
                      don't want a bamboo that reproduces by runners. Bamboo is a grass and
                      the running types will produce a root mat that is virtually
                      impregnable.

                      Another part of the solution is to plant so that very little to no
                      light reaches the ground. Grass are sun lovers. Exposed and desturbed
                      ground or open stretches of land is where they naturally thrive.
                      Deprive them of light and you eliminate them.

                      Benjamin
                    • Mary Jo Terry
                      Thanks Les, I will try this on a small scale to start. Sounds workable for a small veg. garden or flowers either. Jo_Al ... From: les landeck Sent: 7/4/2004
                      Message 10 of 19 , Jul 7 11:33 PM
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                        Thanks Les,
                        I will try this on a small scale to start. Sounds workable for a small veg. garden or flowers either.
                        Jo_Al
                        ----- Original Message -----
                        From: les landeck
                        Sent: 7/4/2004 6:48:47 PM
                        To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
                        Subject: Re: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Natural Gardening in Long Beach
                      • Mary Jo Terry
                        Miss Puffman Do you pile the soil up sroung the sweet potatoes like you do the new potatoes? Is it too late to plant them this year? Jo_Al
                        Message 11 of 19 , Jul 8 12:04 AM
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                          Miss Puffman
                          Do you pile the soil up sroung the sweet potatoes like you do the new potatoes? Is it too late to plant them this year?
                          Jo_Al
                        • Peggy James
                          I plant the sweet potato slips in round depressions in the ground. These depressions are called hills. The hills are about the same dimension across as a
                          Message 12 of 19 , Jul 8 7:36 AM
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                            I plant the sweet potato slips in round depressions in the ground. These
                            depressions are called "hills." The hills are about the same dimension
                            across as a large salad bowl, and about as deep. The idea is to catch
                            water for the newly-planted slips until they are established. Once
                            they're established, you don't have to water.

                            You don't have to pile soil up around sweet potatoes. Sweet potato vines
                            grow along the ground like ivy. They don't stand up like white potato
                            vines (which do have to be earthed-up).

                            No, it's not to late to plant.

                            You can start slips in compost and have them in about six weeks. You can
                            start them in a glass of water, too, and have some in about 10 days. Put
                            the pointed end down in the water, and cut slips off as wanted.

                            The slips I planted this year were started in sand on March 1 of this
                            year. They came from sweet potatoes harvested on Thanksgiving day last
                            year. Holding sweet potatoes from the previous year's harvest in a box
                            of dry sand is a way to have slips ready to go when I want them.

                            Actually, if you don't want to mess with slips and all you need is weed
                            control, you can bury the sweet potatoes wherever you want and let them
                            take over. It may take a week or two for slips to emerge. Make sure you
                            get organic potatoes--others might have been sprayed with a sprout
                            inhibitor.

                            Happy Farming!

                            Miss Puffman
                            32N 96W

                            Mary Jo Terry wrote:

                            > Miss Puffman
                            > Do you pile the soil up sroung the sweet potatoes like you do the new
                            > potatoes? Is it too late to plant them this year?
                            > Jo_Al
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                          • benonthenet
                            Once you have some sweet potato vines, you can just take cuttings push them into the ground. Keep them moist until they root (about a week or two).
                            Message 13 of 19 , Jul 8 4:59 PM
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                              Once you have some sweet potato vines, you can just take cuttings
                              push them into the ground. Keep them moist until they root (about a
                              week or two).
                            • Mary Jo Terry
                              Thanks for the info. Now I have to get to the garden! Jo_Al
                              Message 14 of 19 , Jul 9 11:15 PM
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                                Thanks for the info. Now I have to get to the garden!
                                Jo_Al
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