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How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool

How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool
Learn how to build a natural swimming pool in order to create a cooling summer retreat for your homestead. Whether you like to practice your dolphin dives or lounge away the day on a raft, swimming is one of summer's perfect pleasures. With a minimum of materials and without an arsenal of chemicals, you can build an idyllic water oasis right in your own back yard and thwart summertime's sultry dog days. Though fairly common in Europe, natural swimming pools (like the one pictured above in an Austrian family's backyard), are in their infancy in the United States. Ask most American swimming-pool contractors to build a backyard pool and chances are they'll roll out a long list of goods, including rebar, gunite, fiberglass, chlorine and an energy-sapping filtration system. But in recent years, a few builders and a growing number of homeowners have learned how to build pools without relying on a mass of manufactured materials and chemical additives. Zoning Your Pool Natural Pool Filtration Related:  Aquaponicsdrinking water

Kunyit Turmeric or Kunyit in Malay is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family. This plant is use as herb in Malay medicine and cooking, leaves and rhizome are use to add flavour to dishes and cure sickness. I am trying out this plants, normally it doesn't grow in water logged soil. Maybe due to my pump OFF condition at night make this herb grow able. These Turmeric are on my home kit, in my main set up I dedicate I growbed for it. Close up above showing young shots emerging from the bed, with this its an indication that its multiplying and the rhizome survive the growbed condition. More shoots emerging from growbed. Above Turmeric in my main setup growbed, these about 1 months after replanting. There are few problem I am experiencing, heat damage to the leaves and Bugs. Above leaves show sign of heat damage. This leaf show partially eaten by bugs, mostly caterpillars. More photos of damage leaves, it still can be use for cooking, just remove the bad part and clean it up.

"Experts" Push For Lithium To Be Added To Our Drinking Water Apparently there are not enough chemicals already added to our drinking water, as there is now a call by “experts” to further poison our water supplies by adding Lithium. Their main reason is to decrease suicide and violent crime rates. So it this how we wish to function as a society? What is Lithium usually prescribed for? Bi polar disorderAgitation not associated with bipolar disorderDepression and to boost the effect of antidepressantsAs a mood stabiliserSever Migraine Headaches “Much like fluoride, lithium alters the brain’s normal production of serotonin and norepinephrine, which in turn artificially alters the way an individual thinks and how he or she feels about a given situation. So what are “experts” saying? “Lithium has been heralded by some experts as the next potential flouride, after scientists found suicide rates were lower in areas where the drinking water had higher concentrations of the element, reports the Daily Mail” Source “Time to supplement? Side Effects Source

Black Soldier Fly Composter / Automatic Chicken Feeder | GardenPool.org A simple 3D animation to show relative size and layout of the BSF Composter / Chicken Feeder We have had much success harvesting Black Soldier Fly Larvae to feed our chickens, but we needed a new design. After much thought, this is the design that we have come up with. large for plenty of compostportable so we can move itauto-feeds our chickenseasy to build and replicatemade from common materials This composter can turn everyday food and garden waste in to a nutritious food source for chickens and rich compost. Here is the completed project. Materials: (3) 2″x4″x8′ Treated Lumber(1) 55 Gallon Food Grade Barrel(2 Linear Feet) 3/4″ PVC(5 Linear Feet) Rain Gutter(1 pair) Rain Gutter Ends(4) 3″ Swivel Caster Wheels(1) box Deck Screws and appropriate bit Tools: Cordless 3/8″ Drill or moreCircular SawVariable Speed Jig Saw1″ Drill BitMarking Utensil (sharpie, crayon, pencil, etc.)Measuring Tape(2) Saw HorsesSafety Glasses Instructional Video: Untitled from GardenPool on Vimeo. How it was made:

Fisheries & Aquaculture - Aquaculture Aquaculture, probably the fastest growing food-producing sector, now accounts for nearly 50 percent of the world's food fish. The need to exchange reliable information on all related subjects is becoming a key issue for the responsible management of aquaculture.In order to provide easily-accessible and up-to-date information, the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department has developed specific pages on aquaculture where users can consult relevant material on aquaculture at international, regional and national level. The Global Synthesis of aquaculture development status and trends, andsix Regional Reviews of aquaculture development, status and trends. Fact Sheets Aquaculture Fact Sheets contain a synthesis of detailed information on specific subjects and include related statistics, graphics (GIS maps, images, figures, etc.) and profiles. The Fact Sheets cover the following information domains: Statistical information This includes statistics and databases related to aquaculture.

How to decalcify the pineal gland The primary goal of decalcifying your pineal gland is so that you can begin the process of pineal gland activation and begin the awakening of your third eye. There are two parts to pineal gland decalcification. The first is to stop any further calcification of your pineal gland which is caused by any lifestyle habits or environmental factors, e.g. flouride, etc. Below we will go through the methods you can take to achieve these two steps. The key to stopping further calcification of your pineal gland is to firstly identify what causes calcification, and then secondly stopping these sources. Below is a list of the primary causes of calcification: Halides: Halides are chemical substances such as Flouride, Chlorine and Bromide. Flouride is the most common and widespread in our diets. Calcium: Calcium supplements – This is one of the biggest causes of calcification, they don’t really work so if you’re taking them it’s recommended that you stop immediately. Tap Water: Mercury: Pesticides: Garlic:

Anyone Can Build A Planet Whizbang Wheel Hoe Facts About Abalone Facts About Abalone Classification In the animal kingdom, abalone belong to the phylum Mollusca, a group which includes clams, scallops, sea slugs, octopuses and squid. Mollusks are world wide and predominantly marine. They have a soft body surrounded by a mantle, an anterior head and a large muscular foot. The abalone join other snails, whelks and sea slugs in the class Gastropoda. Anatomy The most conspicuous part of any abalone is the shell, with its row of respiratory pores. Anatomy of an Abalone with Shell Removed The internal organs are arranged around the foot and under the shell. The gill chamber is next to the mouth and under the respiratory pores. Abalone Life Cycle Commercial Abalone Species FISHTECH INC. works with the following species: Red Abalone FISHTECH INC. works with 14 different species of abalone worldwide. Reproduction The sexes are separate and can be distinguished in individuals as small as one inch when the gonads begin to develop. Food Manufactured food: Predation.

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