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Ericka replied to Jessica Smith's discussion Water Conservation in Water
"Matt beat me to it!
If you sign up for Watershed Management Group's Phoenix Action Bulletin you will get a weekly email on upcoming opportunities. The Co-op is where you can get some hands-on skills. It is free to join the Co-op and free to attend…"
Mar 20, 2015
Ericka replied to Kelly Liston's discussion What is happening to my chicken?? in Micro Livestock
"Fowl Pox most likely, there are both wet and dry versions. Google a bit to see which one you might have. Dry fowl pox it seems to run it's course and clear up on its own. Spread by mosquitos, pretty common."
Oct 31, 2014
Ericka replied to Rachel Brumitt's discussion Building Good Soil For Raised Beds in Soil Builders
"The best way to garden here is directly in the ground, not raised beds, unless you are in a really rocky area up on the mountain. Sunken beds hold moisture better in our climate, and all that is really needed is adding organic matter, 50% compost to…"
Aug 8, 2014
Ericka replied to Judith Levin's discussion Sick chicken in Micro Livestock
"Sorry for your loss. This time of year is so rough for hens and they are pretty fragile birds. Especially older hens. We use large terra-cotta saucers (like the ones you use under huge pots) raised up a bit on cinder blocks. We change out the water…"
Jul 21, 2014
Ericka replied to Erik R Wilson's discussion HELP! Where are the gardens? in Community and School Gardens
"Scottsdale Community Garden Club
There is another one in S. Scottsdale that just opened up at a church off of Hayden Rd. near Oak too.
The site is not very up to date, BTW.
Jul 14, 2014
Ericka replied to don titmus's discussion Where is everyone? in Water
"This looks like a great large scale project. Take lots of photos before, and I know personally I would love to see what the site looks like in a year, 2 years, 3 years etc.
Very cool that some of the heavy lifting was done by tractor…appropriate use…"
May 6, 2014