Industrial Hemp: An American Saga | Kyle L. Ladenburger

Industrial Hemp: An American Saga

Cultivating Hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.) has provided the people of the earth a sustainable source of fiber for thousands of years. The oldest known human artifact is a piece of hemp fabric from ancient Mesopotamia dating back to around 8,000 BC. The products manufactured from the hemp plant are so numerous that they cannot all be named in a single article. Throughout the centuries people used hemp for making paper, clothing, sails, ropes, fuels, This article by Kyle L. Ladenburger is republished here from Issue 6 of Garden Culture Magazine. It originally appeared under the title, Industrial Hemp: The Rise, Fall & Resurrection of...

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How to Water Plants Properly

The number 1 reason for plant decline and loss is… not understanding how to water plants properly. It’s not a one size fits all situation. Every plant, every type of soil or soilless mix, and every gardening method has it’s own unique requirements. However, the biggest hurdle to getting it right, is understanding what happens when you water. · · · · · · · · · · · · Stated as frankly as possible, water is the giver of life. It was the key component in creating life on earth, and its importance in sustaining all life is insurmountable. This...

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