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6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

By Robin Jacobs, Posted September 19th, 2014

Sure, that succulent produce improves your diet by leaps and bounds… But your endless labor of love may also strengthen you in some surprising ways.

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How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 29th, 2014

With new mosquito-borne diseases in the US, these wild and mysterious allies provide safer solutions than poisonous sprays.

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How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 15th, 2014

Your well-fed and watered garden is a growth opportunity for nearby trees.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

By Robin Jacobs, Posted July 7th, 2014

Inch by inch, row by row… Can the quiet growth of plants hold a kid’s interest for the long weeks of watering, weeding, and waiting?

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DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 24th, 2014

Learning basic “care and feeding” of your battery bank protects your investment and adds peace-of-mind to the self-sufficient life.

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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 4th, 2014

To truly “get away from it all,” sometime less is more. A little planning helps us tread lightly on our precious wilderness areas.

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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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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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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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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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No Impact Week, Day 8 – Sunday: Eco-Sabbath

No Impact Week, Day 8 – Sunday: Eco-Sabbath

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 12th, 2011

Take a break from everything. Ohm Shanti.

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No Impact Week, Day 7 – Saturday: Giving Back

No Impact Week, Day 7 – Saturday: Giving Back

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 12th, 2011

Pay it forward. Feel the benefits of service.

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No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 11th, 2011

Soak up the personal benefits of using less water!

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No Impact Week, Day 5 – Thursday: Energy

No Impact Week, Day 5 – Thursday: Energy

By Aran Seaman, Posted January 10th, 2011

Replace kilowatts with ingenuity — explore no-energy alternatives to accomplish your daily tasks…

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No Impact Week, Day 4 – Wednesday: Food

No Impact Week, Day 4 – Wednesday: Food

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 7th, 2011

Healthy eating can also lessen your foodprint…

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