Many of us who choose to grow organically do so, at least in part, because we want to grow in a more sustainable and environmentally friendly way. But just because a product is certified organic doesn’t necessarily mean it’s sustainable or environmentally friendly, especially when compared to other alternatives.
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“The Truth About Garden Remedies” by Jeff Gillman:
“Decoding Gardening Advice” by Jeff Gillman:
“The Truth About Organic Gardening” by Jeff Gillman:
“The Informed Gardener” by Linda Chalker-Scott:
“The Informed Gardener Blooms Again” by Linda Chalker-Scott:
0:05 – Introduction
0:24 – What is Bat Guano?
0:51 – High Phosphorus Bat Guano
1:36 – High Nitrogen Bat Guano
1:58 – Micronutrients & Beneficial Microbes
2:46 – Sustainability
3:25 – Environmental Impact
4:19 – Why are Bats Important?
5:01 – Better Alternatives
5:37 – Conclusion
“The Myth of Phosphate Fertilizer” by Linda Chalker-Scott:
“How Plants Work” by Linda Chalker-Scott, pages 79-81
“Jamaican Bat Guano and Cave Preservation”:
“Economic Importance of Bats in Agriculture”:
“Ecosystem Services Provided by Bats”:
White Nose Syndrome:
OYR is all about growing a lot of food on a little land using sustainable organic methods, while keeping costs and labor at a minimum. Emphasis is placed on improving soil quality with compost and mulch. No store-bought fertilizers, soil amendments, pesticides, compost activators, etc. are used.