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2903, 2016

How to make free biochar

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  Biochar is produced when plant matter (leaves, trunks, roots), manure, or other organic material is heated in a zero- or low-oxygen environment. The carbon

2205, 2013

How to make Kombucha tea

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Kombucha Tea From: Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz Timeframe: 7-10 days Ingredients (for about 1 quarts/1 liter): 1 quart/liter water 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon

805, 2013

Uses for Tulsi

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Tulsi is such an amazing friend in the garden. 1. It is used as an antiseptic, antiviral and antibiotic. 2. It is used in cough

1804, 2016

How to make Compost Tea

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As an organic gardener, I am always looking for ways to add fertility to my garden. One of the fastest and most effective methods I

206, 2013

Olive leaf and you

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Olive leaf (Olea europaea) was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt. It is gaining recognition as a powerful defender against sickness and numerous scientific studies

204, 2018

The Fermentation Station

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Fermentation is a process used to produce many foods such as bread and cheese; and pleasurable delights, including beer, chocolate, coffee and yogurt. Cultures around

512, 2013

Cilantro can lift you up.

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The carboxylic acid in cilantro binds the heavy metals such as mercury in the blood and carries them out of the body. Their removal reverses

908, 2013

Community Gardens

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Community gardens allow families and individuals, without land of their own, the opportunity to produce food. Oftentimes gardeners take advantage of the experiential knowledge of

1907, 2013

Earthships

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This is a must see if your ever in New Mexico. An earthship house is made up of rammed earth and tires. The tires are

407, 2013

Faucet aerators

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Want to know how to save 1700 gallons of water a year? Install a faucet aerator! Aerators help faucets regulate flow, and some help maintain

2607, 2013

Put your computer to sleep

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Yes, that flying toaster screensaver is still entertaining, but it’s zapping a lot of energy. Set your computer to go to sleep instead of using

1006, 2018

Living in a Plastic World

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Why do we use plastic? Plastic is cheap, convenient, and easy to make. It’s in our clothes. Our cars. Our homes. It’s a useful substance.

1404, 2014

Epazote

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Epazote is a popular Central American herb used by native Mexicans since antiquity. Its strong musky flavor gives unique taste to Mexican and other Latin

2402, 2017

Plant fruit trees!!

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Action: Plant more fruit trees Why? Many benefits come with planting trees in general. Trees are an important part of nature, mainly because they provide

2205, 2018

What is Permaculture

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What is Permaculture? Definition: A design science that imitates nature to create abundance systems.. Essentially, it’s being conscious of the use of your resources; food,

1005, 2013

Do you have Gotu Kola near you

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Gotu kola stimulates the central nervous system, aids in the elimination of fluids, shrinks tissues, decreasess fatigue and depression and can also stimulate sexual appetite.