- January 9, 2014
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South Florida has a surprise visitor : Polar Vortex .
Now scramble to protect your garden from the Polar Cold Fronts or just ignore it as the warm weather is back. One day cold next day warm! What is going on Mother Earth and Father Heaven?
The garden plants are confused , stressed out and can not decide what to do?
How about you are you confused and know what to do to protect yourself and the garden from severe inclement weather and climate changes?
Gardeners and farmers used to refer to the OLD FARMERS ALMANAC for answers .Check this out:
Back to basics:Man or Modern Human Society in particular has been meddling with Nature in many ways not to mention all , here is a sample:
Quote:”The science of climate change is complex, but everyone should know the basics: the Earth is heating up because gases produced from vehicles, power plants, deforestation, and other sources are building up in the atmosphere, acting like a thick blanket over our planet.
We can all reduce climate change by doing our part to decrease the emission of heat-trapping gases to the atmosphere. Read below to learn some more facts about climate change!
The Facts About Climate Change
FACT: Average global temperatures increased by about 1 degree Celsius over the 20th century.
FACT: The United States contains only 5 percent of the world’s population, but contributes 22 percent of the world’s carbon emissions.
FACT: 15 percent of carbon emissions come from deforestation and land use change.
FACT: The Golden Toad (Bufo periglenes) is thought to be the first species to go extinct because of climate change.
FACT: Personal cars and trucks in the United States emit 20 percent of the United States’ carbon emissions.
FACT: Air conditioning and heating account for almost half of electricity use in the average American home.
FACT: Climate change is linked to stronger hurricanes, more drought and increased coral deaths from bleaching.
FACT: Climate change is linked to an increase in disease-carrying pests that lead to the increased spread of diseases such as dengue fever, malaria, lyme disease and West Nile virus.”** Unqoute.
**Source:http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/global-warming-climate-change/help/facts-about-climate-change.xmlIn the olden days,
What we can do is bring back the garden and the farm into our modern day living before it is too late.Remember the RAIN FOREST? It is called so because the FOREST attracts RAIN…and buildings and roads attract draught…To prove this simple hypothesis here is an example:
The deserts when transformed into gardens they attract rain and prevent soil erosion .Check this out:
Plant a TREE and let that tree be a productive one that feed the living.