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The Benefits of Using Mycorrhizae in the Garden

The Benefits of Using Mycorrhizae in the Garden

When it comes to maintaining a healthy and productive organic garden, there is a lot more happening than meets the eye! In addition to the obvious elements (sun, soil, plants, and water) there is a dynamic network of living things that work synergistically within the soil to help plants thrive. Critters and microscopic organisms decompose […]

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5 HVAC Tips to Save Energy

5 HVAC Tips to Save Energy

Every home impacts the environment. Virtually all these households (particularly in the industrialized world) have some sort of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. It’s time to pay attention to HVAC tips to save energy. As sustainable living becomes more important, companies are doing their best to meet consumers’ eco-friendly demands. Those who live […]

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Medicinal Herb Gardening for Beginners

Medicinal Herb Gardening for Beginners

– I love herbal medicine but I’ve never grown herbs—how do I begin an herb garden? – Have you or someone you know been asking this question lately? Then read on for inspirational and empowering steps for growing medicinal herbs at home—we give even the brownest thumb enough fertilizer to succeed in medicinal herb gardening! […]

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What is Permaculture and Should Urban Farmers Consider It?

What is Permaculture and Should Urban Farmers Consider It?

When it comes to most kinds of farming, permaculture is one hot topic. It’s easy to see why farmers of all backgrounds and experience levels are excited about permaculture. As more and more consumers switch to a partly organic or fully organic diet, farmers are pushed to explore sustainable ways to produce organic produce and/or […]

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Quick and Easy Vermicomposting Tips for Urban Farmers

Quick and Easy Vermicomposting Tips for Urban Farmers

Many urban farmers are able to achieve a positive ROI thanks to heavy local demand for organic vegetables. As local consumers become more sophisticated and educate themselves on their total carbon footprint, there’s an increasing clamor for locally grown, totally organic, totally ‘green’ local produce. Sadly, this is one opportunity that can’t easily be solved […]

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