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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 […]

How to Build a DIY Platform Bed From Recycled Wood Pallets

Do you need a DIY platform bed frame because you just need to save money? And, how about doing a little repurposing while you’re at it? Then, here’s easy instructions to build your own platform bed from recycled wood pallets. This particular DIY platform bed project is great for beginners who want to experiment with this popular wood […]

How to Get Rid of New Carpet Smell: Step-by-Step Instructions

how to get rid of new carpet smell

Learn how to get rid of new carpet smell with these simple, step-by-step instruction that can help remove hazardous VOCS and reduce toxic carpet odor in homes, offices and commerical buildings. This highly effective system has worked for many homeowners over the years and has also been used in commercial spaces to get rid of new carpet smell and reduce continued off-gasing.

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