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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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7 Sensational Succulents

Benefits of Succulents

Succulent is the term used to describe the ability of certain plants to retain water. The word succulent comes from the Latin succas, which means sap or juice. Succulent plants are generally grown at home indoors and are considered ornamental plants because they can bloom in a host of vibrant colors. Expressing their versatility, however, succulents also do well outdoors …

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Natural Fungicide for Plants

Natural Fungicide for Plants

Fungicide [fun-ji-side]. While this funny sounding word is familiar to many, not everyone can tell you exactly what it is. Fungicides, insecticides and herbicides all fall under the same category, they are pesticides. Icide is a noun essentially meaning something that kills someone or thing. Herbicides-kill weeds, pesticides-kill insect pests and so naturally, we can figure what kills fungus. Given that, the …

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