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5 Tips to Create a Natural Way of Life

The trend of having a more natural way of life doesn’t seem to stop. On the contrary, it is growing stronger very rapidly, with more and more people jumping on the bandwagon. But there is one thing that troubles many people who are still not very familiar with the whole…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on August 23, 2019 at 7:12am — No Comments

5 High-Tech Locks You May Use to Enhance Home Security

Using high tech locks can improve the security of your home and business. This is one of the ideal ways to restrict or eliminate the unwanted intrusion of burglars or trespassers into the property. Use of the modern and high-end locks has become the need of the hour, and when it comes to high tech locks, you have ample options before.

Each of them has different features, and all you need is to select the best fit as per your preferences. Below are some high tech locks that you may…

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Added by Simon Hopes on August 12, 2019 at 7:12am — No Comments

How To Make Sure That You Are Eating Healthy

With so much junk food and plenty temptations with takeout, it's sometimes very difficult to stay on the right path when it comes to nutrition. However, if you want to stay healthy now and when you're older, you should reconsider your food choices early on. Namely, instead…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on August 9, 2019 at 4:37am — No Comments

Smart Interior Design Tips – The Ultimate Guide

Interior design is the combination of art and science through which professionals bring aesthetic value in the interior space. In addition to that, they also help homeowners to improve functionality and the overall value of the property.

Here it is important to understand that hiring an interior designer will cost you a lot of bucks. So if you want to transform your home cost-effectively, hiring a professional interior designer won’t be a wise decision for you. In that case, you…

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Added by Simon Hopes on August 9, 2019 at 2:14am — No Comments

How To Choose Hardware For Your Drawer?

Since most kitchen cabinets are not sold with hardware, it’s up to homeowners to decide which knobs and pulls to pair with their selection. This is not always the easiest decision, since there are so many unique styles and finishes to choose from. To help you on your search for the perfect hardware for your kitchen cabinets, here are some tips to follow.

Stick with the theme. The hardware you choose speaks to your theme in the same way your kitchen cabinets do. Which…

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Added by Muller Lukacs on July 29, 2019 at 5:46am — No Comments

Five Personal Traits You Must Possess to Become a Bartender

It gets quite intimidating to run a bar without professional and trained bartenders. They have been one of the essential parts of the entire bar. Your customers will love to visit your place again and again if they get quality services from the professionals. So, make sure you employ well trained and experienced bartending professionals.

In the below section, you will get to know about some personal traits of bartenders. If you are keen to know about the same, you may dive into the…

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Added by Simon Hopes on July 25, 2019 at 7:38am — No Comments

Four Major Signs Indicating Your HVAC Needs Repairing

The use of HVAC systems is a common matter today. Heating systems have almost become a major part of everyone’s daily life. Do you have the heating systems at home? If yes; then you might understand how necessary it is to take good care of it on a regular basis. If you want to make it last longer; you need to pay attention to its maintenance. As soon as you come across any issues; you should fix it with the help of experienced technicians.

In this post; I am going to cover some…

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Added by Simon Hopes on July 19, 2019 at 7:26am — No Comments

5 DIY Tips to Safeguard Food Quality in Refrigerator

The refrigerator is one of the most vital equipment in the kitchen for keeping food safe. However, it is also essential to be careful about food safety. Bacteria in refrigerator grow slowly, and they can cause some illness. Bacteria rapidly grow in the range between 50 to 150 degree Fahrenheit temperatures. Here are some tips that can help people to store their food properly in the fridge:

  1. Safe Handling Of Food

Industry professionals associated…

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Added by Simon Hopes on July 15, 2019 at 7:09am — No Comments

Get Started Using LED Grow Lights

During winter, growing plants with grow lights can help extend the growing season.  The latest technology for indoor growing is to use LED grow lights, which stand out for their amazing features and qualities. Read below to learn some expert tips to get started when using LED grow lights.

Growing a Garden Indoors is Possible…

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Added by Muller Lukacs on April 26, 2019 at 4:56am — No Comments

What could you actually make with Microgreens?

Microgreens seem to be making a bigger and bigger hit on the market around the world. This isn’t shocking at all. For the benefits that you get out of them it is honestly absurd to think that someone would pass on the opportunity to enhance their health and vitality.

A number of benefits have been obtained from microgreens, for…

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Added by Sophia D. Hope on April 12, 2019 at 3:58am — 1 Comment

Homemade Window Cleaner With Lemon & Vinegar

Many people don't like the idea of making their own cleaning detergents, because they think they can't be as effective as the cleaning products offered on the common market. Well, these people are wrong. Green cleaning solutions and products can be just as…

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Added by Jane Wilson on November 19, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

3 Reasons to Buy Sustainable Food

Have you ever considered switching to a sustainable diet? Perhaps you don’t even know what it is. Let’s make it simple. Are you familiar with the effect of various foods on your organism? There’s a difference in our body’s reactions to hamburgers, on one hand, and salad on the other. Now, think about…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on September 13, 2018 at 4:41am — 1 Comment

6 Benefits of Gardening Using Greenhouse



While gardening, we believe, we are nurturing a garden but that’s actually not the truth. The truth is that gardening nurtures us. Greenery around us helps to keep us protected from the outside pollution and the toxic air which leads to many precarious diseases.…



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Added by Layla Tovey on August 23, 2018 at 3:18am — 1 Comment

Power Your Home With Renewables

One of the best ways to save money on your monthly bills is to go green and invest in renewable power systems and more and more people are starting to use renewable energy and are turning away from relying on traditionally used fossil fuels. Here are some most popular systems used for residential purposes.

Solar panels

Obviously, solar…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on July 26, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Powering Your Farm with Green Energy

Coupled with green farming practices and energy conservation, individual farms can reduce their environmental footprint by supplementing their energy needs with renewable sources. Green energy potentials such as biomass, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, and wind power aren’t only cost effective on the long run, but they help slow down (much disputed) global warming. With some smart investment and planning, you can cut back your farm’s dependence on fossil…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on March 22, 2018 at 3:40am — No Comments

Gardens Inspired By Nature

Biodiversity and sustainability is the great importance when designing and building gardens. The tendency among the new generations of landscapers and gardeners (or those who are not so new understand their importance) is to create natural gardens. Organizing the plants in a different way and looking for other forms of beauty. The flowers and their color, while playing an important role. Look into the deep feel the prominence to the shape, texture and color of…

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Added by Oliva Shouse on March 5, 2018 at 2:38am — No Comments

On-farm Treatment Options for Wastewater

Faecal contamination of urban and peri-urban waterways is among the number one health issues in most developing countries. The problem is that in low- and middle-income areas, the population growth surpasses the rate at which wastewater and sludge processing systems are being implemented. Although the expansion of sewer systems and treatment facilities remains a top priority for municipal authorities, we are witnessing an appearance of small-scale and low-cost…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on February 24, 2018 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Getting started with growing

I had for a long time wanted to get involved and start growing some of my own foods, if nothing more it was something that was interesting and being able to create a piece of food from scratch as it were. Of course, there a few things you will need to get started and a few extras as well that I am using myself.

Weather

It may sound stupid but if…

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Added by Dan Pollus on February 23, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Selecting your next garden tree

A nice homely feeling cannot be brought but it's often grown over the years of inhabitance by the family, whether it's the furniture, memories or even decor - it's all something that is made within a house, to make it your home. One must admit that the atmosphere within their house effects their daily living routines and thus creating a better lifestyle for you and your family.

When it comes to the garden, it's something that is often admired by yourself and onlookers but often…

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Added by Julien on December 19, 2017 at 10:05am — No Comments

home cooked veggies for Thanksgiving

What are you eating on Thanksgiving?

We usually have turnips, sweet potatoes, cranberries, baked apples with cinnamon and green bean casserole....

Added by Liza Beckerman on November 20, 2017 at 5:18pm — No Comments

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