Ben Perry

Family Gardening Tips

Family Gardening Tips

Whether you live in the country and have acres to spare, or you live in a small apartment and have no earth to call your own, you and your family can greatly benefit from planning, creating and maintaining a garden. It’s your opportunity to pass on your gardening wisdom to a new generation. Plus, gardening as a …

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How You Can Start Benefiting From Rainwater Harvesting

How You Can Start Benefiting From Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting is an ideal resource for the organic gardener. It’s natural, self-replenishing and comes free of the various chemicals and preserving agents you might find in your tap water. Whether it’s saving money or helping the environment, here are some of the ways you can start benefiting from rainwater collection. Therefore, this article will …

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Cultivating Your Own Urban Garden

Cultivating Your Own Urban Garden

Modern large-scale, chemical-dependent farming strips soils of nutrients, destroys important soil microbes, contributes to desertification, and saturates farmland with pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers that contaminate groundwater. Back to Eden, a study in contrast, is a simple organic gardening method that can transform personal gardens and contribute to a global food solution. Local tree-cutting services can …

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We’re Making Fish Extinct…Here’s How to Make Sure Your Grandkids Can Eat

While land-based creatures are in the middle of a large extinction crisis, many sea critters are also suffering the same fate. Even though ocean life is currently managing much better than land-based life, there are still concerns. Habitat destruction and over-fishing cause severe consequences to aquatic life and unfortunately, us human beings are the ones …

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Denver Jail Using Aquaponics

Inmates Are Eating Better Than You: Denver Jail Using Aquaponics

If you’re locked up, chances are that you are eating better than the general public. In Denver jail’s Palmer Building, a space that was one a dormitory is now home to a $4,000 aquaponics system. Aquaponics systems are used to make organic, pesticide-free vegetables that are produced in a sustainable fashion. These systems combine fish …

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