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How to Remove Fluoride from Water

How to Remove Fluoride from Water

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 22nd, 2014

Two thirds of US tap water is fluoridated in the name of dental health, but concerned consumers fear unintended side effects.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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3 Useful Soil Mixes for Planters and Raised Beds

3 Useful Soil Mixes for Planters and Raised Beds

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 23rd, 2014

Once you’ve taken the time to create a container garden or raised beds, attention to soil mix leads to maximum yield.

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How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

By Robin Jacobs, Posted April 14th, 2014

Kids spend about seven hours a day plugged into media devices. Are modern parenting trends keeping them inside?

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Cedar vs. Recycled Plastic vs. Composite Raised Garden Beds

Cedar vs. Recycled Plastic vs. Composite Raised Garden Beds

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 9th, 2014

These three materials offer different advantages to suit varying gardening needs.

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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

By Eartheasy, Posted March 27th, 2014

Generating clean electricity at home has become a realistic dream. Is it right for you?

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8 Common Products Expecting Moms Should Avoid

8 Common Products Expecting Moms Should Avoid

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 18th, 2014

Think twice about these everyday items during your child’s most vulnerable nine months.

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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 19th, 2014

A productive garden begins with an understanding of the basic properties of your soil.

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Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Posted February 12th, 2014

We thought we knew what we were doing!

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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The Story of Yew – A Tale Told by a Tree

The Story of Yew – A Tale Told by a Tree

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted February 5th, 2014

The Story of Yew is the autobiography of an age-old Yew tree, living deep in the forest of a land we now call Ireland.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 29th, 2014

How can I make a difference in the global environmental crisis? Trees are still the best “technology” to capture CO2, if you pick the right ones.

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How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 21st, 2014

Using whole foods and traditional spices offers surprising health benefits.

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