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Beginners Grow Fast Food With Aquaponics

With the boom of the fast food industry and the speed we run our lives you would think that we would all be slim and trim like a race horse but is that the case? Our grandparents lived a much slower pace and yet when you look at past photographs, they seemed to be much slimmer than their grandchildren are today, why is that?

How To Become A Better Locavore

A locavore is someone whose diet consists primarily of locally grown or produced food. If you want to be one it has never been easier. Farmers Markets are popping up everywhere or you can plant your own garden to get some of your food closer to home.

An Aquaponic Garden Oasis in an Unfertile Land

Growing plants is a passion that young and old may share together. Watching those little seeds sprout and grow through their different stages until they reach maturity, where you can taste the fruits of your labour. What do you do with your obsession for gardening if you live in an apartment or have soil that is unfertile?

Vermicomposting 101 – How to Make a Worm Bed

If you are reading this, you probably already know that vermicomposting is the process of using worms to decompose organic waste. You can use worms in small or large composting projects to support a sustainable lifestyle. Worms need a little more attention than a traditional compost project, but the rewards are well the effort. In this article we will cover the different aspects of creating a worm bed so your soil superheroes can get to work digesting your kitchen and garden waste.

The Joys of Composting Eggshells

Composting eggshells is one of those little things I do that makes me feel really good. It is a little more work than composting the rest of my kitchen waste. Maybe that is why it brings me so much joy. Or maybe it is watching the sheer glee on my six year old son’s face as he grinds up the shells into unrecognizable white chips!

How to Fix Standing Water in Your Garden

Are you having trouble with water just pooling in your garden? Need some ideas how to make it go away? Some ideas within this article that will help you.

Creating an Edible Hedge

If you are already growing a hedge to cover up a wall or block your neighbour out, why not make it something useful? Or even edible? You will find the know how within this article.

Tips to Controlling Fungus Gnats in Your Garden

Fungus gnats are a common pest of indoor plants, especially where the levels of moisture and humidity are quite high. They are often first noticed when flying, harmless adult gnats are seen around plants or at a nearby window. These flying gnats are not harmful to plants or to humans, but they would become a nuisance. However, it is the larvae of these flying insects that are in the soil and feed on the roots of plants which could result in serious damage to plants.They thrive in wet, rich soils and consume fungi, root hairs, and other organic materials from the soil.

Random Tips for a Great and Greener Garden

The garden is one of the most relaxing parts outside of the house. It is where you can have short moments with nature. But do you know that a great and greener garden can also contribute a lot towards the overall appeal of your house.

New Planting Season Begins in September

The summer gardening season is nearly over in Southern California so it is time to start planting cool weather vegetables and flowers that don’t mind lower temperatures. Out With The Old, In With The New: Most summer vegetable plants have run their course. It is time to cull those that are no longer producing and add new vegetables that do well in cooler weather.

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