Gardening information resources at sunSITE (rec.gardens FAQs)

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Gardening information resources at sunSITE (rec.gardens FAQs)

Post by Larry Lond » Sat, 08 Oct 1994 04:02:10



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|Subject: How to get to gardening FAQs, archives - UPDATE

Accessing resources at sunSITE.unc.edu
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Methods:
WAIS (also available via telnet)
World Wide Web (via telnet, lynx available for vt100 users)
  URL info: http://sunsite.unc.edu/
anonymous ftp

Gopher (also available via telnet)
  Link Info:
    Type=1+
    Name=Worlds of SunSITE -- by Subject
    Path=1/sunsite.d
    Host=calypso-2.oit.unc.edu.
    Port=70
    URL info: gopher://sunsite.unc.edu
telnet
Login: (follow login instructions for access to WAIS, gopher, ftp, lynx)
(vt100 works fine)

Archives of Interest to Gardeners
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Navigating the sunSITE ftp directories and Gopher menus:
Anonymous ftp:
cd pub/academic
cd agriculture/sustainable_agriculture
   cd gardening/gardening-FAQs
Gopher:
The Worlds of sunSITE
Sustainable Agriculture Information
SunSITE Sustainable Agriculture Information
  gardening
    gardening-FAQs
-or-
The Worlds of SunSITE  
browse sunSITE archives
academic
agriculture
  sustainable_agriculture
    gardening
    gardening-FAQs

Some topics covered:
Newsgroup, mailing-list, newsletter archives/documents/FAQs on
sustainable agriculture, permaculture, IPM, landscaping, gardening,
farming, rural skills, horticulture, metalworking, woodworking, weather,
housebuilding, food, cooking, nutrition, ecology, environment, pesticide
education, health and safety, survivalism, beekeeping, food preservation,
alternative: healthcare, energy, architecture, housing
and many other related topics.

FAQs for these newsgroups:
rec.gardens (/agriculture/sustainable_agriculture/gardening/gardening-FAQs)
misc.rural (/agriculture/rural-skills/faqs)
alt.folklore.herbs (/medicine/alternative-healthcare/faqs)
sci.agriculture.beekeeping (/agriculture/sustainable_agriculture/beekeeping/faqs

Documents on these and other topics:
health and safety faqs
sustainable agriculture
gardening-farming-rural life
permaculture
integrated pest management
meteorology
beekeeping
hydroponics
biological pest control
bioremediation
aquaculture
guides to Internet agriculture/healthcare/environment/biology resources
food preservation

Mailing Lists:

List name: sustag-public (sustainable agriculture)


Gated read/write to the alt.sustainable.agriculture Usenet newsgroup

List name: sanet-mg (Sustainable Agriculture Network mail group)


List name: ipm-mg (integrated pest management)


Gated read-only to the alt.sustainable.agriculture Usenet newsgroup

List name: permaculture-mg (permaculture)


Gated read-only to the alt.sustainable.agriculture Usenet newsgroup

List name: agmetnet (meteorology)


Additional mailing lists:
[The pub/academic/agriculture/sustainable_agriculture/net-resources
 directory will contain subscription information for many of these lists]
agric-l
bee-l
hydro-l
aqua-l
gardens-l

Newsletters:
American Garden Newsletter
ben [Botanical Electronic News]
susag-news
altag-news
apis [Beekeeping News]
attranews-digest [from ATTRA]

Usenet Newsgroups:
sci.agriculture
sci.agriculture.beekeeping
alt.sustainable.agriculture
alt.agriculture.misc
alt.agriculture.fruit
rec.gardens
misc.rural
sci.bio.ecology
sci.geo.meteorology
bionet plants
bionet mycology
bionet.agroforestry
alt.folklore.herbs

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For more information contact:

  Lawrence London

  Paul Jones

  Office for Information Technology
  University of North Carolina
  Chapel, Hill, N.C.