What is organic: how does organic solve a problem?
Organic solves the problem of diversity. When we grow thing in a monoculture meaning only one thing. All the diversity is wiped out. Diversity is important for the relationships to flourish to pollinate and promote the food web of all beings of which we are apart. When we grow organic we are not polluting that food web with chemicals and fertilizers. When we use materials directly from animals, plants, minerals for gardening we are apart of the the food web. When we use chemicals we separate ourselves and are destroying other systems. It’s really not necessary.
I look around and see all the destruction taking place and realize this is an outer extension of the accumulation of everyones internal turmoil of hurt, angry and loneliness.
When we process our feelings of destroying or destructive acts, we learn we are just acting out our loneliness or anger or hurt in what has happened to us. The act of Destroying is just how we feel in action in response to what has happening to us.
When we can curb our aggression toward others and the land, we can truly make change in the world. How would it be to treat the land ever so gently when we want to make a change. Visualizing and doing this is equally important as interrupting the destruction.
Which of these do we need to hear that will heal that old hurt? Below is the Ho'oponopono healing language that heals all things. Sometimes just saying all of them shows me which I resonate with and need to repeat often. My current one is I am welcome. Give it a try!
Oh Lasagna Gardening
I do it bit by bit
I think I started doing because the materials are free and work very well
just aliitle grass here some leaves there, add some manure
and suddenly the plant is flourishing
the summer really seems like the best time because the materials break down so quickly
This year I had a lot of successs with wood mulch, which doesn’t break down quickly but it sure does hold the soil moisture
Carbon gardening or sequestration has really opened my eyes to why lasagna gardening has become so important which is what I want to share with you!
in Texas carbon goes out of the soil really quickly due to heat. I add it (wood, leaves etc)a lot because mixed with nitrogen (grass, manure etc) they make a complete diet for soil development.
in essence creating a forest floor