Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Eco Yard-keeping Article in Edible Austin Cooks!

Jeremy has a fresh article in this years’s special edition Edible Austin Cooks! on sustainable landscape maintenance in Austin.  Go grab a free copy and read what you’re already living.  

 

2nd Annual – We Prune, We Weed, We Ride

BioGardener celebrated National Bike to Work Day last Friday, which is now an official annual event for us.  For the second year in a row, we strapped on tools and used bikes to make our weekly maintenance visit to Austin City Hall.  We had free breakfast at City Hall with fellow bike commuters, and even […]

 

Jeremy’s Article on Johnson’s Backyard Garden in Edible Austin

Check out the Fall 2010 issue of Edible Austin, on the streets now.  The Johnsons own a 70-acre organic farm in East Austin, and are living the dream, or living in hell, depending on your perspective.  But I suppose like many of us, both are appropriate descriptors for most days…

 

We Prune, We Weed, We Ride

Last Friday, part of the BG crew celebrated National Bike to Work Day by strapping an electric weedeater, propane blower, weed bags, and hand tools to our backs and riding to perform our weekly landscaping duties at Austin City Hall.  With some bikes borrowed from the best bike team in town, we enjoyed free breakfast […]

 

Compost Tea Season

Ask any organic gardener, farmer, rancher, habitat restorationist, ecologist, agronomist, or organic landscaper – microbes are important.  (See Spring 2010 issue of EDIBLE AUSTIN for more.)  Microbes take a whole corner of the foundational soil triangle:  Microbes – Organic Content (Humus) – Soil Structure.  Beyond that, lack of research lends to a variety of opinions […]