Issue #39 – The Dirt on Organic Gardening: PDF Download

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Description

Issue 39 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine is here, and we have a great new column! Ever thought about getting chickens but weren’t sure what effect it would have on your garden? FOWL PLAY provides a fun little twist on the usual backyard chicken article. You’ll see what we mean when you read it!

Got any questions about how much water your garden really needs? Or the best way to water? Or when? Want to learn a simple trick to keep your summer garden going?

Get answers to all these questions and more in Issue  39 of The Dirt!

Contents

EDITORIAL  On gardening and chickens

GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY by CaliKim
How to make watering your garden easier

GARDEN PLOT by Michelle Shipton Cook
No more overwatering

MINI_FEATURE 10 ways to maximize your water usage

FEATURE Reproduction without sex

GARDEN GRIST by Yvonne Savio
When to avoid overhead irrigation

FEATURE by S.E. Filomeo
Herbs for the holidays

FOWL PLAY by Lady Human
Backyard chickens: pets or pests?

THE INSECT INVESTIGATOR by Nadia Ruffin
The magical cicada

JUST ASK LEE  by Lee O’Hara
Keeping your garden cool

GARDEN SCIENCE by Michele Bousquet
The physics of water

THE BUZZ  by Pat Anderson
What beekeeping backwards means