German environmental scientist says so-called “climate catastrophe” not taking place

The so-called climate catastrophe projected to peak in 12 years is simply “not taking place,” according to Fritz Vahrenholt, one of the founders of Germany’s modern environmental movement. On the contrary, humans have about three generations’ time to push for cleaner and more sustainable energy sources. In an interview with leading German journalist Roland Tichy, … Continue reading German environmental scientist says so-called “climate catastrophe” not taking place

10 Best herbs to plant on your kitchen windowsill

Despite its health and economical benefits, gardening might be neither practical nor doable for most people in cities and urban neighborhoods. These places just offer little to no space for green gardens – or so people think. Lack of outdoor space shouldn’t rule out a garden, at least not in the traditional sense. Old plant … Continue reading 10 Best herbs to plant on your kitchen windowsill

Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Growing your own food gives you access to fresh fruits and vegetables – something that is invaluable post-SHTF. Knowing how to store seeds properly ensures that you’re always ready for the next planting season. To the untrained eye, dry and brittle seeds may seem useless. However, gardeners know that vegetable seeds are key to starting … Continue reading Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Fast-growing vegetables to plant in your home garden during the coronavirus pandemic

As many homeowners in America are starting to realize, now is a good time to start a home garden since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is starting to disrupt food supply chains throughout the world. To make the most of your home garden, follow the tips below and plant fast-growing vegetables to ensure that you have access to fresh produce even during … Continue reading Fast-growing vegetables to plant in your home garden during the coronavirus pandemic

30 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Source: 30 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day by Dr. Edward Group Every April 22, millions of people in nearly 200 countries celebrate Earth Day, and I’m one of them. Originating in 1970, Earth Day is an opportunity for all of us to reflect on how we can make our Earth a better place. It’s … Continue reading 30 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Gardening hacks: High-yield strategies to make the most out of your space

You don’t need a large plot of land to have a garden with a high vegetable yield. For productive gardening, you just need to figure out which strategies are best for your garden space. Here are seven high-yield strategies that can help you maximize your garden space. (h/t to GoodHousekeeping.com) (1) Use raised beds with rich soil. To … Continue reading Gardening hacks: High-yield strategies to make the most out of your space

Debunking your reasons to use plastic

There is no shortage of reasons to use less plastic. It is bad for the environment, toxic to human health and it is a top contributor to pollution around the world. There are literal islands of plastic garbage floating around our oceans, and yet we continue to create more plastic (and plastic waste) every year. … Continue reading Debunking your reasons to use plastic

Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way

Source: Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way by The Global Healing Center Team It's a common frustration: You've spent a warm, sunny day working in your garden, dutifully tilling the earth and planting seeds at just the right depth and distance — and then the next week, you go outside to find a … Continue reading Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way

A guide to planting fruit trees in poor-quality soil

Growing your own food is an essential skill when living off-grid, building your own homestead, or even when bugging out. In this endeavor, one of the things you must consider is the type of soil where you will grow your produce. Choosing the best ground for planting is crucial to the survival of whatever plant or tree you want to … Continue reading A guide to planting fruit trees in poor-quality soil

Organic vs Conventional Pesticides

  Source: Organic vs Conventional Pesticides by Dr. Edward Group EWG experts give the run down on the difference between pesticides (or pest control) used in conventional farming and organic farming. USDA testing consistently finds toxic pesticides on conventionally grown produce. One of the benefits of organic food is limited pesticide intake. Learn more about which … Continue reading Organic vs Conventional Pesticides