Big Blog Of Gardening Guest Author and Australian Physiotherapist Ben Kewish shares tips on how gardeners can protect their bodies after a winter layoff. Continue reading → When Green... Click on link to read more...
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Everyone’s closet could use a little seasonal infusion. That’s why we’re incredibly happy to announce Organic Authority’s totally seasonal October giveaway from Threads 4 Thought. Threads 4 Thought, a fashion brand for men and women (that also includes and active clothing line and accessories), strives to improve the planet through promoting a sustainable lifestyle through fashion. The company is dedicated to giving
Just how bad is California’s drought situation? Bad enough that a number of honeybee operations are being driven out of the state. And that’s going to pose a big problem for California’s agricultural industry: As much as one-third of all food is pollinated by bees. “The lack of rain and snow has reduced the amount of plants the bees feed on, which in turn limits the amount of pollen and nectar that bees collect,” rep
We’ve heard of urban farms and rooftop farms, but the next big thing in super-local farming concerns fish farms: a rooftop fish farm to be exact. Running with an idea that was first popularized in 2012 by designer Antonio Scarponi, three partners in Brooklyn have decided to make rooftop fish farms a reality in New York City. The Idea of Rooftop Fish Farms is Spawned Rooftop fish farm possibilities first took the Inte
What images come to mind when you think of fall? The brilliant color of changing leaves? Pumpkins and gourds? A bit of Halloween whimsy? Fall container gardening allows you to show off the best of the season with color and texture. Learn how you can create a fall container gardens that will make your home shine. 1. Choose your container A great advantage of container gardening is that they are often smaller than summ
When I first came to yoga nearly 8 years ago I had formerly been a runner. I craved the adrenaline pumping forms of exercise and Bikram yoga classes fit the bill. I even dragged my husband (then boyfriend) to a class or two. The heat, coupled with strenuous poses made for a pretty great high, what yogis call a “Bikram buzz.” And while Bikram yoga is still a nice change once in while, the everyday practice also has it
Big Blog Of Gardening Flower beds and vegetable beds need tuning up in the fall. Getting them ready for winter gives you a head start in spring Continue reading → Fall Gardening: Plant... Click on link to read more...
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According to a study conducted at the University of Barcelona, organic tomatoes contain higher levels of phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes. Organic tomato juice and ketchup contain higher polyphenol content than juice and ketchup made from conventionally grown tomatoes. "Organic farming doesn't use nitrogenous fertilizers; as a result, plants respond by activating their own defense mechanisms, increasing
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We’ve all heard about GMOs — Genetically Modified Foods — and while some of us may feel an aversion to the idea of GMO foods, definitive information about whether they’re actually bad for you (or good, or neutral) would be helpful. After all, most of us are not chemistry majors, nor are we in a […] Related posts: Heartburn and Genetically Modified Foods I ate conventional food and I feel … Heirloom Organics Non-GMO S