The World Agroforestry Center recently announced and released a new multi-database search engine, or switchboard for information on Agroforestry species. The 13 websites the Switchboard links to include The Plant […]
Smartphone Agroforestry Submitted by Chris Mesiku on March 8, 2012 From Agroforestry News Imagine taking a walk in an Agroforestry garden or a national botanic garden while having at your […]
Click on photo to enlarge… I have encountered this (below) N. tabbacum, and this N. tabacum. Maybe I have them mixed up, although I am under the impression that the […]
This is a photo of a Passiflora species, taken in Berkeley, CA. Thank you to Yero Kuethe for helping me with the idenfication.
I found this giant old Kiwi vine (see photo below) in someone’s yard in the Berkeley hills. It was full of flowers. The woman working in the garden said she […]
Related to madrone, arbutus and blueberries, there are 106 species of Manzanita. Traditional uses of the plant include collecting the berries, drying, and grinding them up into a coarse meal. […]
Useful against powdery mildews, downy mildews, scab, rust and damping off Spray plants that are susceptible to fungus every two weeks as a preventive measure. These products are effective if […]
Ants Pour boiling water or pure lemon juice directly onto the nest. Check for aphids, because they produce a sort of honeydew that attracts ants. Aphids Cayenne pepper solution. Clay. […]