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Basil, How To Grow More Than You Can Eat…

In this video I demonstrate how quickly you can go from one Basil plant to an almost infinite supply. I go from one plant to 8 in 30 days and then to 18 in 60 days. In one year using this method you could have thousands of Basil plants all from the original mother plant. […]

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Permaculture And No Till Gardening…

Permaculture is a system of ecological design that strives to emulate natural ecosystems so that our gardens and farms become self-sustaining, healthy and bountiful. It seeks to create gardens and landscapes that arrange all the elements of the design in ways that maximize the synergy of the design while minimizing the need for human inputs […]

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The Ingenious Botanist In The Mountains Of Tajikistan…

Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis and Maude Plante-Husaruk, both filmmakers, were researching their upcoming trip to Central Asia when they first heard a man named Raïmberdi talk about plants. “We stumbled upon a French TV program about [Tajikistan] where Raïmberdi had briefly appeared, and we immediately thought he was a very interesting man and that there was definitely […]

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6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World – Paul Stamets…

Entrepreneurial mycologist Paul Stamets seeks to rescue the study of mushrooms from forest gourmets and psychedelic warlords. The focus of Stamets’ research is the Northwest’s native fungal genome, mycelium, but along the way he has filed 22 patents for mushroom-related technologies, including pesticidal fungi that trick insects into eating them, and mushrooms that can break […]

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Fertilizer Destroys Plant Microbiome’s Ability To Protect Against Disease…

A new study of the role microbial communities play on the leaves of plants suggests that fertilizing crops may make them more susceptible to disease. UC Berkeley biologists found that spraying tomatoes with microbes from healthy tomatoes protected them from disease-causing bacteria, but that fertilizing the tomatoes beforehand negated the protection, leading to an increase […]

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26 Wild Mushrooms You Can Forage For & Eat…

In this video, “Old Man Of The Woods” filmed 26 Late Summer – Early Fall wild edible mushrooms in Northeast North America, including some rarely consumed ones. Please note that this video by no means intends to be a field guide for wild mushroom hunting. It is more of an introduction to wild mushroom hunting […]

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