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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Greywater and Willow Feeders.

In this Badge Bit you will give urine to a plant.



Here are some related articles
 - Why You Should Pee on Your Plants
 - How to Use Pee in Your Garden
 - Biological Fertilizer - Human Urine
 - A Guide to Safely Using Urine as a Fertilizer

Here are some threads on the larger context of willow feeders and poop beasts:
 - Tree Bog vs Dry Outhouse
 - The First Willow Feeder
 - Poop Beasts

Here are some videos about using urine as a fertilizer.









To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - give urine to growies
     - urine must be put in just one spot
     - one pic technique
         - soil must be moist and plant must be a urine loving plant
         - pic includes urine being applied and you can see the plant
             - probably using a jar or other container for transfer
                 - (yes, direct stream is okay, but make sure to crop out your junk)
         - report on what the urine loving plant is
     - two pic technique
         - first pic of urine being diluted (10 parts water to 1 part urine)
         - second pic of mixture being put in one spot for plants

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must:
 - one picture of direct peeing on moist soil around a urine loving plant and what the urine loving plant is
 - OR two pictures: one of urine being diluted and one of mixture being given to plants
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Watering a willow with some extra nitrogen mixed in!
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Staff note (Dave Burton):

I hereby certify this BB as complete!

 
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This is a coppiced sycamore (platanus occidentalis). Trying to do this through the view finder was challenging, and I accidentally hit the tree. "Sorry little fella!"
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Staff note (Nicole Alderman):

I certify that this BB is complete! (Today I get to say I certified that someone peed on a tree. This is grand!)

 
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