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Well managed organic systems with better nutrient retentive abilities, greatly reduce the risk of groundwater pollution. Organic agriculture has a greater amount of (humus) which results in a greater 'sponginess' and ability to hold water, making it less demanding on water resources. Organic matter can hold up to 30 percent more water than conventional. #organiccotton #watercrisis #organic #ecobaby #ecomom #mama

Photosynthesis Virtual Lab Photosynthesis Lab → Question: Which colors of the light spectrum are most important for plant growth?


Custom Row Garden Watering System

Garden Row SnipnDrip Soaker System lets you create a convenient watering system for your vegetable garden. No special tools required ? just use scissors to cut the hoses to the sizes you need. Snap the fittings in place and youre ready to water.

from World Language Classroom

Focusing on Proficiency in the Novice Level Foreign Language Classroom

Focusing on Proficiency in the Novice Level Language Classroom (French, Spanish)

Organic flowers growing at Floret Flower Farm. Learn how to grow great flowers at a Floret workshop. Click through to learn more about upcoming on-farm workshops.

from MorningChores

31 Important Things You Should Do This Fall (Before Winter) on Your Homestead

Are you in desperate need of storage space but don't have the budget to buy or build a new shed? Read this tutorial to learn how to build a shed for free.

Geometric Shapes and patterns inspired by the fab artist, Mary Blair. I love establishing with my kiddos the importance of geometric and organic shapes and how they are the foundations of creating art. #kidspainting #kidsart #teachers #artteachers #elementaryschool #elementaryart #elementary #elementaryartteacher #iteachart #iteachtoo #kidscrafts101 #kidscrafts #teachersfollowteachers #artclass #artclassroom #arteducation #math #artclassroom #artclass #arted

from Rodale's Organic Life

How To Keep Your Favorite Seeds + Grow Them Again

Saving and storing seeds from your own vegetable and herb crops is a thrifty way to perpetuate your favorite varieties from year to year. Open-pollinated varieties, including heirlooms, are the best candidates for seed saving. Unlike hybrids, their genetic traits are more likely to remain stable from generation to generation—although, if you’re saving seeds to be used for growing microgreens or sprouts, genetic stability is less important.

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Cell Theory Graphic Organizer

This graphic organizer can be used to introduce or review the Cell Theory with your student. Includes timeline of important discoveries supporting the cell theory and visuals to help students remember the topic. Students can fill in the blanks and color it.

Healthy soils are the foundation of the food system. Our soils are the basis for agriculture and the medium in which nearly all food-producing plants grow. Healthy soils produce healthy crops that in turn nourish people and animals. Indeed, soil quality is directly linked to food quality and quantity.