The recent request for guidance to a FAQ for this
newsgroup got me thinking: Maybe we should make one.
I would be willing to take suggestions for questions,
answers, (including contrasting points of view),
helpful links, etc. Then I can organise them, and host
it on a Web page.
Some starting points:
What is a "zone," and how do I determine mine?
What is the definition of "organic"?
What is "NPK"?
What is "PH"?
What is "Agricultural Extension" (maybe with links, and
equivalent reference for non-USers)?
What is "BT," and how does it work on which pests?
My tomatoes are turning black on the bottom - what is
Blossom End Rot, and how to deal with it?
Why is Sevin dust bad (killing pollinators)?
How to fend off a slug invasion?
How to keep other animals away?
Compost (what to put in, how long, etc)?
What is "full sunshine"?
Schedules for planting (maybe in relation to first day
Links for IDing a plant/weed/fungus or bug?
If I want to offer a photo for ID, how should I do that
(e.g. put it on a Web page, or post to some particular
Any other ideas would be much appreciated!
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