Permaculture: When Weeds Talk
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
Permaculture Soil Management: When Weeds Talk. Permaculture: When Weeds Talk. Continued from the invasive plant series. Part I.  II. III. Plants spontaneously show up on land and colonize a micro-region sometimes. Usually this is viewed as a headache at best. And yet, using permaculture principles, a weed colony can be interpreted as a communication about ..read more
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Remove Barberry with Native Wildflowers.
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by Jesse
8M ago
Remove Barberry, Replace with Native Wildflowers. Recently we published an article about the link between using Japanese Barberry shrubs in landscaping and an increase in human Lyme disease infection rates in the surrounding neighborhoods. People in Saratoga Springs, Albany and Schenectady, NY are learning about this. We humans are collaborating against ourselves in a public ..read more
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Organic Bug Spray
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
Organic Bug Spray. Organic bug spray DIY kit is really simple. Making your own natural bug spray to use during gardening is extremely easy. It's inexpensive too. You have the choice of different essential oil brands, some of them are more or less pricey. If your plan for using your blend mostly involves spraying ..read more
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Weeds: Interpretation
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
Weeds: Interpretation. Weeds communicate information about soil health. Slow down and interpret what information is being shared! Continued from Parts 1 + 2. On a hillside in the SUNY Albany neighborhood, our team planned and executed a major transformation and restoration project. This urban garden was devastated by invasive weed infestations. Attention to ..read more
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Invasive Species + Kindness
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
Invasive Species + Kindness. Alex gave the Purple Loosestrife a very bad day recently. At Jessecology, we've been conscious of the environmental destruction and devastation that invasive species plants can cause for almost 2 decades. And so, we admire and have huge respect for community resources like PRISM, based out of Cornell Cooperative ..read more
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How Do You Make Coldbrew Tea?
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
How Do You Make Coldbrew Tea? If you have an organic garden with native plants, answering the question "How do you make coldbrew tea?" Is a must-must-must for peak summer enjoyment. We've begun an exploration series discovering a deeper connection and enjoyment of organic garden systems. Our company has worked with hundreds of ..read more
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Factory Village Botanical Garden
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
Factory Village Botanical Garden Introducing the Factory Village Botanical Garden. Tours available on Saturday mornings July-October by appointment. Welcome to the Factory Village Botanical Garden! A currently unsanctioned Level 1 Arboretum space in the heart of Ballston Spa's exurbia. The Factory Village Botanical Garden is the headquarters of Ballston Spa, NY eco-landscaping company ..read more
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Rewilding
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
Rewilding. Rewilding can be more or less formal looking. If it's done well, the changes will last and ecosystem rewards begin immediately. Rewilding is a wonderful and relaxed form of land management that anyone with plant literacy and land can practice. Essentially it boils down to removing any invasive plants and letting the ..read more
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Native Plant Nursery
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by Ryan Platte
8M ago
Native Plant Nursery A native plant nursery is a unique anomaly in the tapestry of time and space. It departs from typical expectations of how a yard should behave. The space around it bends to adjust to its pace and cadence. Much like the Tardis from the Doctor Who universe, an organic wildflower farm can ..read more
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Saratoga Racetrack Gardens
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by Jesse Peters
8M ago
Saratoga Racetrack Gardens. In Saratoga Springs, NY there is a network tapestry of beautiful native plant gardens. Our company has worked with hundreds of unique design/build projects over the past 15 years in the Albany, Saratoga Springs + Niskayuna/Altamont region. The Saratoga Racetrack Gardens are some of the most beautiful, functional and eco-productive that we ..read more
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