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3 Design Tips for a Healthy House Interior

3 Design Tips for a Healthy House Interior

If you’re interested in creating a safer, healthy house environment for you and your family, there are several things that you can do while building a new home or simply renovating your current house. There are many common building materials that are laced with chemicals and volitale organic compounds (VOC) that continually emit toxic fumes into […]

What Are Natural Insecticides?

what are natural insecticides

For centuries, farmers relied on natural insecticides as a means to control pest infestation. However, synthetic insecticides began to be developed in the 1930s and in 1940s, DDT was introduced. Farmers began using many of these synthetic insecticides as an easier way to ensure bumper crops for commercial produce. In light of various studies throughout the years scientists have found […]

Food Safe Containers for Growing Organic Vegetables

food safe containers for organic vegetable gardening

Have you planted your organic container garden yet? It’s still not too late! I’ve planted several in several containers this spring already. I’ve helped my 88 year old mother start her very own bucket garden just outside her garage. She’s thrilled to be able to garden again, even with lack of mobility. I’ve also helped […]

How to Build a 4 by 8 Raised Garden Bed

It’s not hard build a 4 x 8 raised garden bed out of wood with just a few tools and a minimal amount of material. You can actually build raised beds out of pretty much anything you want…wood, stone, blocks or just pile up soil in a mound. However, the most efficient method is to […]

How to Clean Solar Panels for Proper Home Maintenance

how to clean solar panels

If you’ve already invested in solar panels, or are thinking about it, you need to know that their maintenance is quite simple and doesn’t require any particular skills. Also, it’s not very time-consuming, although it’s necessary if you want your investment to function perfectly. Cleaning solar panels is pretty much the most important thing you […]

Indoor air pollution and Its Effects on Human Health

human health and indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution is increasingly a common problem in today’s modern living environment. Part of the reason is because people in Western industrialized cities spend 90% of their time indoors at home, work or in school. The other reason is because of the toxic chemicals found in everything from building materials to cleaning products. In fact, scientific evidence […]

Broccoli: Nature’s Incredible Superfood

You probably didn’t see what was so great about broccoli as a child, but the truth is that this vegetable is one of nature’s top superfoods. From its stalk to its flowering head, broccoli is packed with nutrients and vitamins needed for your overall health and well being. It’s healthy, can be eaten in a number […]

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