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Eric Vinje
Works at Planet Natural
Attended Furman University
Lives in Bozeman, MT 59715
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Quick Efficient Composting : Getting the most from your #compost #tumbler

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Happy #Friday everyone! For those of you who have twitter accounts, in one hour (2PM EST) I will be guest hosting #groundchat will +Cristina da Silva. For today's topic we will be discussing natural #fertilizer and how to use it properly. Come join us! What better way to kick start your weekend than chatting with some #garden   friends?
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How I Learned to Love my Reel Lawn Mower: All you need to know about buying & using a push reel mower.

#lawncare #lawncaretips #reellawnmowers  
After having a summer snooze disturbed by the whir of yet another super-charged motor, I decided to try something different. Not new exactly, Reel lawn mowers have been around for years.
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The latest #PlanetNatural blog discusses something we're quite passionate about - Food Labeled Naturally: Is It Really? After all, it's in our name!

#foodlabeling #natural #organic  
In our world, words like "organic" and "natural" are pretty clear-cut. But that's not true when it comes to their use on food labels. Use of the word "organic" is controlled by laws and regulations.
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Via the #TodayShow: "Dorothy Hunter, who owns Paws Natural Pet Emporium in Richland, Wash., has vowed to eat nothing but pet food for 30 straight days in order to raise awareness about the diets of pets and humans."

Should be interesting to hear more about!
A Washington State pet supply store owner’s diet is going to the dogs. Dorothy Hunter, who owns Paws Natural Pet Emporium in Richland,...
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For those who are lactose intolerant, milk substitutes can also cause problems similar to those experienced prior to eliminating dairy. Have any of you noticed this in your own situation? If so, what alternatives have you been able to stumble upon?

#dairyfree #lactoseintolerance #milkalternative  
If you're like millions of Americans, you may have tried or regularly drink plant-based milk alternatives like soy, almond, rice or hemp....
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Summer Garden Watering- Vegetable Edition

Vegetables are water intensive; It takes 16 gallons to grow a single head of lettuce. It’s estimated that 40% of all water use in the United States goes to growing food.
It's estimated that 40% of all water use in the U.S. goes to growing food. Here's some tips to help you save water when you're giving your garden what it needs.
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If they're called natural, they should be natural.

#organicfood #naturalfood #foodlabels #foodlabelling  
 
It’s a common political phenomenon these days. Any attempt to find common ground between corporate agriculture, government, and consumer interests is going to be nigh-impossible.
In our world, words like "organic" and "natural" are pretty clear-cut. But that's not true when it comes to their use on food labels. Use of the word "organic" is controlled by laws and regulations.
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And they fuss about putting coffee grounds on gardens to use as a slug deterrent because they've not tested it yet.  Well, I've tested it and tasted it most of my life.  Course, I'm not a slug.  :)  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2194066/Use-coffee-beat-slugs-Beware-EU-pesticide-police-trail.html
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Education
  • Furman University
    Undergraduate
  • University of Montana - Missoula
    Graduate
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Early to bed, early to rise, Work like hell: fertilize.
Introduction
Given my roots at Planet Natural, I'm a fan of organic gardening, indoor gardening, and the great outdoors... to name a few! Tweet me at: @eric_vinje
Bragging rights
1 kid, 1 wife, 1 dog, and a really big garden store.
Work
Occupation
PRODUCTS for a HEALTHY HOME, LAWN & GARDEN
Employment
  • Planet Natural
    Owner, 1989 - present
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Currently
Bozeman, MT 59715
Previously
Nashua, NH 03060 - North Conway, NH 03860