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Growing Trees & Shrubs Indoors

by: Sara on 10/09/2019

Grow trees and shrubs indoors to beautify and purify your home! Find out all the tips and tricks you need to help them survive and flourish in an indoor environment in the new book Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors: Breathe New Life into Your Home with Large Plants by DJ Herda. Read the excerpt below to learn about some of the aesthetic and health …

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How to Make Happiness and Well-being the Purpose of Your Government

by: Sara on 10/07/2019

Today's post is an excerpt from The Happiness Policy Handbook: How to Make Happiness and Well-being the Purpose of Your Government by Laura MusikanskiRhonda Phillips & Jean CrowderThe Happiness Policy Handbook provides a concise background on happiness studies and science, coupled with practical tools for formulating and integrating happiness …

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Interview with Jim Ulager, Author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener

by: Sara on 10/03/2019

Today's interview is with Jim Ulager, author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener. Written by a home seed saver for the home seed saver, this is the guide for those who want to reclaim seed heritage, highlighting the importance of saving seeds for you, your neighbors, and most importantly, subsequent generations. Be sure to check out the …

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Where Have All the Seed Savers Gone?

by: Sara on 09/25/2019

"Seed saving does not belong to a small group of experts." This is the sentiment expressed in this excerpt from the new book Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener. In it author Jim Ulager shares the event that led him to start saving seeds and why he wanted to share the how and why with other home gardeners. "Seed saving is not only easier …

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What Your Freezer has to do With Climate Change

by: EJ on 09/23/2019
Posted in: Climate Change

Today's story is about your freezer, fridge and air conditioners.  According to Paul Hawken's book, Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, management of refrigerants is the number one action we can take to reverse global warming. Currently, the most common gas used for refrigeration, hydrofluorocarbon (HCF), …

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