Keyword: Organic

    Worms at Work

    Worms at Work

    Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting

    Increasingly, we want to know where our food comes from, who grows it and how it is grown, and interest in permaculture, backyard composting, and gardening in general, is growing. So how does the budding gardener ensure that the soil is healthy and …

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    The Thinking Beekeeper

    The Thinking Beekeeper

    A Guide to Natural Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives

    What's the buzz about the growing popularity of backyard beekeeping? Providing habitat for bees, pollinating your garden and producing honey for your family are some of the compelling reasons for taking up this exciting hobby. But conventional …

    The Permaculture Handbook

    The Permaculture Handbook

    Garden Farming for Town and Country

    by Peter Bane
    foreword by David Holmgren

    The urban landscape has swallowed vast swaths of prime farmland across North America. Imagine how much more self-reliant our communities would be if 30 million acres of lawns were made productive again. Permaculture is a practical way to apply …

    The Non-Toxic Avenger

    The Non-Toxic Avenger

    What you don’t know can hurt you

    Most of us turn a blind eye to the startling array of chemicals lurking in everything from shampoo to baby bottles to the bills in our wallets, choosing to believe that government agencies ensure the safety of the products we wear, use, ingest and …

    related subjects: Health and Wellness
    From Container to Kitchen

    From Container to Kitchen

    Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots

    More and more people are recognizing the need for nutritious, local, sustainable food, but organic options can be costly, and the produce sections of most supermarkets are packed with fruits and vegetables that have racked up more frequent flier …

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