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May 25

A Guide to Polytunnels: Are They Environmentally Friendly?

If you enjoy growing your own food, or perhaps aspire to be more self-sufficient, you may be wondering how to increase the amount of fruit and vegetables you harvest from your garden or allotment. You might have heard about polytunnels, but maybe you are unsure about what they do, or if they are worth the …

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Jan 23

The Green Team: Tips to Help You Start Your Own Sustainable Farming Business

One of the most promising business ideas in recent years has been the production of sustainable and natural food sources. Health will always be a major concern for people around the world, and people are becoming more and more conscious about the types of food they eat and where it comes from. A couple of …

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Jan 17

Some Useful Cooking Tips to Cook Your Vegetables While on the GM Diet Plan

The GM Diet has met with unprecedented success and not without reasons.  Losing about 5-7 kgs in a day is unimaginable to most of us. But if you opt for GM diet you can shed that many kilos if not more.  If you are sticking to the diet, you must be particular about how you …

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Aug 10

Going Green in the Garden with Compost Direct

Leading compost and garden supply company Compost Direct has created a visual to help you go green in your outdoor space. Discussing topics like composting, recycling and growing your own, the infographic shows the small changes you can make to your garden to make it more eco-friendly. In the visual you can learn the following: …

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Jul 22

Why We Should All Switch From Lawns to Gardens

Lawns are pretty. However, that’s about all they are — pretty. There isn’t too much else they’re good at. There are few species that can use lawns, except for a few bugs and, of course, people. So why do people have them? To be honest, the only real reason people have lawns is because it’s …

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Feb 28

Suburban Farming: Eco-friendly Tips and Tricks

  The life of a suburban homesteader can become a lot more exciting if he/she has some area of land available to be used for farming. Remember, I am not talking about the backyard garden which can just serve your homestead’s planting needs. I am talking about a comparatively bigger area that can be used …

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Dec 26

How Can Healthy Green Diet Help You to Improve Your Fertility?

It comes as no stranger to everyone of us that having a healthy diet which consists of a serving of fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. However, it’s important for a husband and wife to know that a green diet can also help in keeping their fertility levels high, and ensuring good reproductive health. …

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Aug 01

Turning Kids from Meat Lovers to Green Eaters

Most kids from ages 2 – 5 years old tend to be picky eaters. They often prefer meat and sweets to leafy vegetables and fruits. Even if parents try to hide the fried chicken at the dinner table, children refrain from eating anything they do not like. This problem is common to moms all over …

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Jul 23

3 Ways to Lower Your Carbon Footprint

Most of us are by now very much aware of the increasing urgency required to reduce our energy consumption and to try and protect the earth’s potentially dwindling resources. Whilst we all need to assume some collective responsibility, we can also make a difference by assuming a degree of individual responsibility by attempting to reduce …

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May 09

Green Leafy Vegetables that Raise Your Testosterone Level

Low testosterone level is one of the problems that men who reaches the age of forty experiences. This is a condition that can be avoided by eating the right diet and maintaining a good health. Protein is one of the minerals that are very important in raising the testosterone level. This is one of the …

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Mar 19

Turning Veggie Can Save Environment: Is That So?

“When a man wants to murder a tiger, he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him, he calls it ferocity.” —George Bernard Shaw, writer and Nobel laureate (1856–1950) Well, well, well… the only purpose of sharing the quote is to bring your notice to the topic I am to talk about (though …

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Feb 05

Tiny Green Gardens

When it comes to going green, smaller is almost always better. With the tiny home movement, smaller apartment sizes and overall downsizing to reduce our impact on the environment we have to make sacrifices. However gardening does not have to be one of them. Almost any location can have a thriving garden. Here are some …

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