4 Steps To Eco-Friendly Ant Control

Ant Carrying an AppleThere is no polite way to put it.  Ant invasions are just no fun.  Ants can be annoying, possibly destructive little creatures and sometimes, we would rather they just go away.

Unfortunately, they tend to show up where we least want them to be, they disrupt our environments, and everyone would like to know how to get rid of them most effectively.

But there are methods of eradicating ants that do not involve harsh chemicals or sprays that we would also rather avoid. Continue reading…

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33 Reasons Why Organic Food Is Better For Us All

Sure, you’ve heard all the hype about organic food, but there are still skeptics out there who don’t think it matters. They just eat any old thing and then they wonder why they feel so bad all the time and don’t have any energy. Duh. As it turns out, though, organic food isn’t just better for them, it’s better for everybody, and that includes ‘Mr. Environment’ and ‘Mother Earth.’ The skeptics, though, still want a specific reason why organic food is so much better.  Well, here are 33 of them:

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3 Clever Organic Raised Beds

ALBANY COUNTY FASTENERS Organic raised beds are good for getting vegetables above waterlogged ground in gardens around the country. There are plenty of good reasons to plant in raised beds you may not even be considering, such as they can be easier to keep free of grass and weeds than ground-level beds. Elevated soil warms earlier in spring and drains more quickly after a rain. Soil doesn’t become compacted, because you don’t step on the growing area. Raised beds offer easier access for planting, thinning, weeding, and harvesting.

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The History Of Garden Rooms

Authentic TeakIf you thought the addition of a peaceful garden room to your home was a singular moment of unique imagination and inspiration, guess again. Garden rooms go back as far as the Romans… may be further. Back then they incorporated pavilions and high, virtually scale-proof walls. The Renaissance served to only improve upon the idea, which was taken even further by patrons of European persuasion. Despair not however, for you can build your very own garden room precisely to your wants, needs, desires and specifications. Continue reading…

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A Plant After Surgery Can Speed Recovery

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Nothing is more ag784149_eggshell_geranium_sparkler (1)gravating than waking up after surgery to a visitor with no bedside manner.  It is never helpful for a friend or loved one to comment on how awful your hair looks or your eyes look tired.  You want to say, “Hello…I just got out of surgery.   How do you expect me to look?”  However, because you are too weak and not fully recovered you would rather just go back to sleep. Continue reading…

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