A Question of Reliability?

If simplicity is a hallmark of reliability, then our reliance on the global network that is our current industrial food system needs to be questioned.

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Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Grass Lawns

Green grass lawns are largely considered a staple of well-kept yards, but they require enormous amounts of water and fertilizer to keep green and beautiful.

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Tips For Attracting Wildlife Into Your Garden

By Monty George, co-founder of online furniture store, Furniturebox Even the most modest of gardens can become an outdoor metropolis where wildlife can thrive. Small changes can open up a window for you to observe and enjoy what nature creates. The key to attracting wildlife is to provide food and shelter so your garden becomes a sanctuary where all animals — from swooping birds to the tiniest of critters — can prosper in harmony. This entails creating a biodiverse plot that doesn’t compromise the way your garden looks. After all, sharing your garden with hundreds of natives species creates the … Read more

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A Gardening Guide: How to Make Compost at Home

The benefits of making compost are many: from becoming a more sustainable household by recycling kitchen and paper scraps, to building soil health by adding essential nutrients.

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Top 10 Reasons to Grow Your Own Organic Food

Growing your own organic food has many benefits: It’ll bring you pleasure, help you stay healthy, and be a way of introducing sustainability to your family, friends and future generations.

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Turn Your Balcony into an Edible Garden

The possibilities for innovative growing are endless. With perseverance, you could soon be reaping the benefits of a healthy, edible balcony garden.