A number of keen suburban plant-growers in the US are making the most of sustainable growing in the form of 'agrihoods'. This is a method of food production which involves a neighbourhood working together to provide farm-to-table living. It prioritises co-operation and dedication to sustainable farming techniques. Although 'agrihoods' are workable in rural or open areas, some of the technologies and methods they use can still be utilised in smaller spaces. One way of doing this is through compact hydroponics systems; allowing people to 'farm' their own crops and plants without soil – and this can be brought indoors too! Sustainable, resource-light ways of growing are evidently popular; with hydroponics using up to 90% less water than soil systems.
GreenwoodNursery.com shares the latest tip on shade trees that they are sharing with their new homeowner customers on using Thuja Green Giant Evergreen Trees. With smaller lots creating limited yard spaces in many new home developments, homeowners rarely have the space for planting traditional shade trees. With crowded backyards often as narrow as 20 to 25 feet wide, utilizing the open space for children's play, yard games, and gardening becomes priority.
The current market has witnessed a marked rise in the demand for alfalfa as well as dehydrated forage. As a result, leading suppliers for such products like those of the Fodder Carli online store has become a leader in the supplying chain.
Buying or selling a truck may become a challenging and tiresome process, which will take both time and effort. This is especially true if this is the first deal a person makes in life. With Truck1, this will not be a problem anymore, because the company has years of experience in this business.
Naming the top 8 best shade trees can be a trying task, but looking at fast growth rate, longevity and beauty, the best shade trees shine above all the rest. The enjoyments that shade trees provide are priceless. Besides being energy efficient, they create the picture of sitting in the shade on warm summer afternoons savoring the breeze sipping on lemonade. But, shade trees also protect your house from the hot summer sun. And, even though deciduous, their branching helps to protect from the winter winds.
Ulster farmers are being made aware of new changes to The Ulster Farmers' Union Environmental Policy which include the better management of liquid fertiliser. Peterborough-based Enduramaxx is helping farmers throughout the UK to store liquid fertiliser safely and securely, along with all other agricultural liquids and chemicals.
As the NFU Scotland slams proposals from Environmental Regulation (Scotland) Charging Scheme, some of the worst hit by the price hikes are poultry and pig farmers. Peterborough-based plastic water tank specialist, Enduramaxx, helps farmers to minimise their wastewater expenditure and to make additional savings through rainwater harvesting.
UK hydroponics company, One Stop Grow Shop, have recently commented on how the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) have tackled the drought in Jamaica with the use of hydroponics.
Slavic Beauty is a highly reputable and well established dairy equipment online seller that offers a range of cream separators, butter churns, mini milk labs and more. Dairy Equipment for small farms and homesteaders combine trustable quality with affordable prices. Recently the company Slavic Beauty added new products to their offerings: an electric butter churn 40l/10.5 gal and 55l/15.5 gal and milking systems for cows and goats (systems for sheep available upon request). The company is highly trusted and favored in US as well as all over the world.
The backyard is a family's personal territory, there to be customized and utilized as they will. For many this presents an exciting opportunity, and whether creating a tree house for children or growing a small crop of vegetables on a plot, Australians love to make the most of their outdoor space. Owning chickens is a gift that keeps on giving, with fresh eggs most mornings and fresh meat at the end of the season. Trade Tested is encouraging more Australians to take up chicken ownership by stocking a wide range of new chicken coops, in an effort to keep them comfortable and protected.
Yeboah International Farms has over 6000 acres of prime farm land in Ghana, a country with several weather ecosystems. As a result, the farm is able to increase their output by extending their growing season beyond normal. They have earmarked hundred and two hundred acres of their land for cultivating cashew nut and mango respectively. With an updated technology, Yeboah International Farms plans to plant at least six thousand bags of maize every single year.
With severe drought suddenly returning to central Texas, those who rely on crop growing for a living—and the economy that depends on those crops as well—may suffer. As the upper layers of soil dry and crops being to take a turn for the worst, effective farming and irrigation methods must be employed. And for cotton growers, the practice requires an effective irrigation system that's designed to conserve water. At the recent Oklahoma Irrigation Conference in Fort Cobb, Jim Bordovsky, Texas AgriLife Irrigation Research Engineer proposed a four-point plan to improve irrigation efficiency.
According to the outdoor power equipment experts at Do-Cut Sales & Service, now is the perfect time to check the health and safety of fall outdoor power equipment. It's advisable to size up the yard and assess how to dispose of leaves. Can the leaves be blown into the woods or a ravine, or must they be bagged and placed curbside? The answer will help determine the type of equipment needed to handle the task.
The Global Salmon Initiative, a group representing many of the world's top Salmon Farming operations, issued a tender for new sources of oils rich in omega-3 to be used in salmon feed. With 84% of the world's oceanic fisheries already at capacity, over-utilized, or outright exhausted, Farmed Salmon are an increasingly important source of food for the growing global population. The Global Salmon Initiative's new worldwide tender for novel oils rich in omega-3 will help ensure that salmon farmers have the feed needed to keep up with growing demand for their output.
A garden or lawn in the house not only increases the aesthetic value of the house but also creates hearty vibes in the environment. In order to enjoy a fascinating little garden, it is essential to clean and maintain it carefully. To cater to this requirement, Little Garden Company is now offering Joseph Bentley Carbon Steel Border Spade for sale. Previously available for £19.99, people can now get this spade for £9.99. 100% FSC approved, this spade is designed for general cultivation. The spade is featured with robust carbon steel blade which helps people in doing their work in the garden more efficiently.
TriState Forestry Equipment sells high-quality used forestry equipment and trucks, such as wood chippers, grapple trucks, bucket trucks and skid loaders, to all 50 states. The company is also able to assist international companies interested in their equipment with exports, and have had extensive experience selling and shipping to Canada, and as far away as Australia. Customers can view their vast inventory online and the distributor is always happy to take calls and provide details on any equipment in their fleet. As one of the most trusted names in the used forestry and logging equipment industry, the company guarantees that every vehicle on their lot is inspected by an ISA Certified Arborist to ensure it meets the strictest standards of performance and safety. As a testament to their customer service commitment, TriState Forestry Equipment also offers a free one-way ticket into Philadelphia International Airport, for any out-of-state customers who would like to inspect the company's vehicles.
Although slightly less impressive than last year, the UK is expecting another bumper apple harvest. Coupled with the growing popularity of cider beverages, more and more cider producers are expected to enter the market over the coming year. Peterborough-based Enduramaxx enables organisations of all sizes to produce their own ciders, thanks to its range of cone bottom tanks.
As the state of the UK's dairy farming industry remains a hot topic across industry and mainstream media, Peterborough-based plastic water tank specialist, Enduramaxx, emphasises how it can save farmers money through bulk buying and large-scale storage of liquids and chemicals.
A recent article in The Daily Telegraph has highlighted the importance of hose irrigation of garden spaces in the summer, written by the BBC Gardeners World presenter Tony Buckland. The article itself emphasizes the importance of garden and outdoor upkeep in the summer months, especially for those people who have a garden containing live vegetation - whether grass or other plants. Dry weather and higher temperatures often result in people watering their gardens in abundance, in an attempt to avoid the spoiling of foliage.
A recent report by the Daily Mail has highlighted the significant role hydroponic cultivation is playing in the UK's fruit and vegetable growth for commercial use. With an expected 75,000 tonnes of British-grown strawberries expected to be purchased just over the course of summer – it is anticipated that hydroponics will be an essential method underlying such a significant crop. The hydroponic technique is the growing of plants with water and mineral cultures, rather than soil. In these controlled conditions, yields can increase significantly and the process is recognized as highly efficient as well as sustainable. Many of the strawberries grown in the UK are incorporated into large grass greenhouses, with hydroponics enabling them to grow downwards from a height, enabling easy picking.
Shell-Ross Co., a locally owned and operated provider of seeds, plants, sod and garden and landscaping supplies in Pine Bluff, AR, is pleased to announce the start of a new partnership with BizIQ, a search engine optimization company specializing in local small businesses.
Whilst the recent bad weather may have hampered agricultural shows, fairs and fetes throughout the country, with more rain on its way, Farmers should be capitalising on this free resource, according to plastic water tanks specialist, Enduramaxx.
To create a beautiful garden, one needs a bunch of appropriate gardening tools. But purchasing lavish gardening tools can be an expensive deal for individuals who love gardening. To assist gardeners in this task, Little Garden Company is providing FISKARS Telescopic Garden Spade at the most competitive prices. Gardening enthusiasts looking for reliable equipment can purchase this Joseph Bentley Garden Tool for just £14.99. Previously priced at £29.99, individuals can get this tool through the company's official online store, LittleGardenCompany.co.uk. Featured with ergonomic design and telescopic handle, this garden spade can be operated with less effort, suitable for working at heights and optimum for digging and tough piercing.
When it comes to maintaining a yard, gardeners need an array of tools to get their work done. To cater to the needs of people, Little Garden Company is providing Yeoman FSC Carbon Digging Spade to its customer at reduced prices. Customers can now purchase this spade for just £6.49. This spade is ideal for general digging and cultivating around the lawn and flower beds. For comfortable use throughout the day, this Spade is made up with a soft grip D handle. Also, it has a tread edge for greater digging power.
Biomass is making significant gains over other fuel as more and more people turn to processing their own. Throughout the process, supplies of water and its storage are imperative for cleaning purposes. Peterborough-based Enduramaxx is providing more and more organisations with the means to collect and store large quantities of rainwater, as well as storing waste water correctly.