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How to Grow an Endless Supply of Alkalizing, Anti-Inflammatory Ginger, Turmeric and Garlic at Home : The Hearty Soul. Republished with permission from naturallivingideas.com.

How to Grow an Endless Supply of Alkalizing, Anti-Inflammatory Ginger, Turmeric and Garlic at Home : The Hearty Soul

Herbs and spices add flavor to our food. Besides increasing the palatability of otherwise bland foods, they work as digestive aids, the volatile oils in them having a therapeutic action on the digestive system and various other organ systems in the body. Chicken Breeds. Aloha Chickens “My Maizee is an Aloha that was rejected from the breeding group due to her green legs.

Chicken Breeds

Other than that, she's a perfet example of the breed. She lays beautiful smallish cream coloured eggs pretty regularly. Pickachicken. Green Magic Homes, green houses, ecologic earth covered homes. Can you imagine living under your garden, your flowers, your trees, in a green vibrant living landscape?

Green Magic Homes, green houses, ecologic earth covered homes

All this is can be possible with GREEN MAGIC HOMES technology. These elegant arched structures are made of fiber reinforced polymer modular components which are durable, flexible and waterproof. With endless design possibilities, these structures can be assembled quickly and easily, with minimal cost to create a gracious living environment in harmony with nature. Green Magic Homes Corp. establishes strategic alliance with Canadian company to offer cutting edge Solar and Wind technology. These Hobbit-Homes Take Only 3 Days To Build and You Can Own One Right Now. Have you ever envied a Baggins’ cozy, underground hobbit life?

These Hobbit-Homes Take Only 3 Days To Build and You Can Own One Right Now

One company would like to make your dream come true. Real-life Hobbit homes are being built which allow you to live underneath your lawn and garden. They are relatively inexpensive and easy to assemble, ranging in price from about $25,000-$70,000 and taking as little as three days to erect. Now, you and your eco-conscious neighbors can create your own little 100% eco-friendly Middle Earth, thanks to Green Magic Homes. How To Grow Your Own Organic Potatoes In Just 4 Square Feet. This method is very simple, can be reused for years and looks great.

How To Grow Your Own Organic Potatoes In Just 4 Square Feet

There's a new Mr. Potato in town. Last year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a few new genetically modified potato varieties for farmers to grow commercially. There are genetically modified versions of the popular Russet potato and the Atlantic potato, the New York Times reports. LA Garden Blog : Month By Month Planting Guide for Southern California: A 'Cheat Sheet' These generalizations are for The Learning Garden, located in Sunset Zone 24, less than 3 miles from the Pacific Ocean in an alluvial plain that is just above sea level.

LA Garden Blog : Month By Month Planting Guide for Southern California: A 'Cheat Sheet'

Cold air from the surrounding hills drains into our area and we are reliably cooler than much of the surrounding areas. If you are growing inland from us, your temperatures fluctuate more than ours. As one gardens further from the ocean, the temperatures are less moderate and the effects of heat and cold are more pronounced. While we can grow some cool season crops year round (kale and chard come to mind first), this becomes more difficult without the ocean's pronounced influence. (Photo: Bundles of fresh food are being sorted into individual packages for distribution with the Westside Produce Exchange for redistribution.) January: Plant in the ground: lettuce, carrots, beets, parsnips, potatoes, celeriac, radishes, spinach,

With This Greenhouse It Is Now Possible To Grow Crops In The Desert. A non-profit organization called “Roots Up” has designed a greenhouse that collects moisture from the air, which then is used to water the plants.

With This Greenhouse It Is Now Possible To Grow Crops In The Desert

This new design can help farmers in areas where the lack of proper temperature and rainfall make it difficult to grow crops. As the designers of the greenhouse explain on heir website: The greenhouse traps hot air and humidity during the heat of the day, creating a better atmosphere for plant growth and then at night, a rope can be pulled that opens up a latch at the top of the greenhouse that lets cool air in, eventually reaching the dew point and creating condensation. Expedition Vehicles For Off Roading & Camping - 4-Wheel & Off-Road Magazine. Phil Raymond's '75 Volvo out exploring.

Expedition Vehicles For Off Roading & Camping - 4-Wheel & Off-Road Magazine

Back in The April issue we featured a Volvo truck that was fully outfitted as an expedition truck by its owner ("Volvo Roamer"). The Future Of Community Living. By Michelle Walling, CHLCStaff writer, In5D.com In the late 60’s and early 70’s, hippie communes and campgrounds were a place of peace and love.

The Future Of Community Living

Government camping regulations now disallow this kind of living on public lands. Communal living is discouraged from society to the point of zoning and utility restrictions that define usage of public and private property. People are now taking a stance against government restriction and are realizing that we were created to live together in communities where we are all equal and we all have something to contribute, and we should not have to pay extra for things like water, energy, and organic food.

Communal Living in the U.S. Many people over the last forty-plus years have had dreams of buying property and creating a low cost of living miniature city that is self sufficient. Survival skills, survival guns, survival guide. Survival skills, survival guns, survival guide. Survival skills, survival guns, survival guide. 7 Types of Growing Beds. 7 Tips for Growing Citrus Trees. Top 10 Companion Plants. Spring is finally here, and with it, planting season.

Top 10 Companion Plants

Before buying ineffective, expensive and harmful chemical pesticides or fertilizers, try some companion planting techniques and let nature run its course. Here’s a list of the top ten best buds for your garden. 10. Three Sisters (Corn Squash and Beans) Native American agricultural tribes have been using this combination of corn, squash and beans for centuries because it works. A fish would be buried under a small mound for fertilizer and corn would be planted on top of the mound. 9.

You Can Convert A $2000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home. Do you love the idea of an off-grid home? If you do, these houses made from $2000 recycled shipping containers are right up your alley! A house doesn’t have to have massive rooms and golden toilets to be considered luxury. Take the homes feature below for example, all it took was $2000 to get these houses started. Vegetable growing cheat sheet.

You Can Turn A $2000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home. Earthships: The Amazingly Innovative Completely Off-Grid Home. You Can Turn A $2000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home. Can You Buy a Quality Cabin For $5k? This Company Thinks So. Let’s get this out of the way at the beginning: it’s not a Quonset hut. This isn’t a Black Friday deal. It’s newly built by a Houston-area business called Arched Cabins, and while it does bear more than a passing resemblance to the WWII-era structure – both are prefabricated corrugated galvanized steel – you’ll notice upon a second glance that the cross section is different. Unlike the Quonset hut, which had a semicircular roof, the Arched Cabin has one that’s, well, arched, making for a higher ceiling and more interior space. Arched Cabins can apparently be ordered in any length in a choice of 14, 16, 20 and 24-foot widths costing $200, $220, $260 and $320 per linear foot respectively.

(They range from 12 to 19 feet tall according to the width.) How To Start A 1-Acre, Self-Sustaining Homestead. (Mother Earth News) Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production, including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing management. Your 1-acre homestead can be divided into land for raising livestock and a garden for raising fruits, vegetables, plus some grain and forage crops.

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know & Why. Now is a good time to go out and flag the following six trees before the leaves drop (except the pine). Revisit them in the winter and learn how to ID them by the bark alone. Then again in the Spring with the buds and new leaves.

White birch is easy to identify with its distinctive, white, papery bark. 4 Ways to Profit With a Bamboo Business. Profitable bamboo products - garden art There are many plants out there that you can grow for profit. One of the plants you should really consider growing is bamboo. Permaculture for Urban Homes and Small Spaces. Water filter. June 2012.

Agroforestry

8 Most Profitable Plants To Grow. Fruit Trees for Sale. Growing For Profit With Nut Trees. Growing for Profit With Walnuts A few years ago, Bill Lancaster bought six acres of sagebrush and rocks in eastern Washington state with the idea of creating a natural grove of nut trees. “They told me I was crazy to try to grow nut trees here,” he said. But now his neighbors are buying nut trees from him! His 4 acre grove of trees resembles a natural forest. Walnuts and Chinese Chestnuts, planted on a 60 foot spacing, form the upper story of the grove.