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  • Here are some outdoor gardening tips to grow your best garden
    Here are some outdoor gardening tips to grow your best garden
    Gardening is a science and art that preppers would do well to cultivate. This article discusses some ways that preppers can accomplish that.There are reasons why preppers should consider an investment in additional soil for their gardens. The soil...
  • soil health
    Soil renaissance!
    From the viewpoint here, significant portions of the disconnect discussed in the commentary last week has to do with the health of soils. Healthy soils don't require the intensive inputs, organic or otherwise, that cause the runoff of nitrates...
  • gardening
    Avoid common gardening mistakes
    Gardening is a task green advocates often jump into at full throttle. Sometimes this can be too much too soon. While it is a great goal to tend and produce as much of your own food as possible, it rarely works out well when the new gardener starts...
  • Understanding urban sink holes
    Understanding urban sink holes
    Dirt that is deep underground is like a sponge that is soaked through with water which keeps it stable, and if the water is missing then it leaves behind air pockets which cannot support the weight of the dirt and buildings above it. Additionally,...
  • "A villager farms in front of a factory in Foshan"
    China’s pollution crisis is worse than thought
    The first ever government-sponsored survey of land pollution was released to the public on Thursday, concluding that about one fifth of arable land in China is polluted with either organic or non-organic waste."The national soil pollution...
  • Gardening in Final Fantasy XIV; a realm reborn
    Gardening; a necessity of reality's past, an entertainment in the Final Fantasy
    With the release of update 2.2 in Final Fantasy XIV; a Realm Reborn, there came a number of additions to the already expansive MMO title. In this article we intend to take a Quick look at one that not so many may yet be able to take part in;...
  • Wedelia: A mixed blessing ground cover?
    Wedelia: A mixed blessing ground cover?
    A Wedelia groundcover plant projectMany years ago, in my younger days (the 1970s) when I called Corpus Christi, Texas my home, we had a front yard that needed a little fixing up. I took my family in our Chevy van and spent a nice sunny spring day...
  • Actress Amy Smart does green composting
    Actress Amy Smart does green composting
    Watch the video where actress Amy Smart is asked by TMZ what her latest green efforts are at home and she answers composting. This is creating a place for organic materials like kitchen scraps and yard waste to decompose into that dark nutrient...
  • Mesquite tree planting
    Mesquite tree planting
    Mesquite trees are native to the southwestern region of the United States, but they are well-suited to any dry, warm area. While these trees are not great for shade, their wood is well-known among cooks. Mesquite wood is burned and the smoke is...
  • Seed Packets
    10 Tips for beginning Spring seed gardeners
    10 Tips for beginning seed gardenersEvery gardener was a beginner at one time, here's a few tips to help you get started with your first beginning seed garden (some of these came fromJames Parker'sweb blog):1. Plan & sketch your Spring...
  • Yoel Romero soiled himself during his UFC Fight Night 35 bout
    Did Yoel Romero soil himself during UFC Fight Night 35 bout?
    According to a Jan. 15 report from Bloody Elbow, Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero (7-1) may have soiled himself during his fight against hard-hitting knockout artist Derek Brunson (11-3) at UFC Fight Night 35 in Duluth, Georgia.Romero, 36,...
  • Tilling the land leads to soil erosion
    How soil quality affects human health and nutrition
    We often hear about the healthy vitamins and nutrients that we get from eating certain vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains and how essential they are to good health, but where do all of those healthy nutrients actually come from? It is a very...
  • Ethanol – Is the End in Sight
    Ethanol – Is the End in Sight
    Dina Cappiello, an Associated Press reporter, filed an article titled, “Ethanol’s Impact – The Secret, Dirty Cost of Obama’s Green Power Push.” The Des Moines Register published the story on November 12th.There is one...
  • All That Remains play the Crofoot 12-6-13
    Night of rock at the Crofoot with Soil, Motionless In White and All That Remains
    Friday night All That Remains brought their headlining run to Pontiac at the Crofoot, which included performances from Saint Ridley, Soil, and Motionless In White.The night of rock was almost as much fun for the people watching it inspired as the...
  • Terrarium plants
    Ten good plants for Terrariums
    OK so you bought a glass Terrarium at a garage sale, but it was empty of any soil or plants except for some sick looking ferns...and you've never tried your hand at Terrarium indoor gardening. What now? Never fear. Tovah Martin, in an article...