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. … 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

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

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

Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption

Source: Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption by Dr. Edward Group Recent scientific research confirms that gardening may be linked to higher rates of vegetable eating in older populations of adults. According to a recent report from Texas A&M University and Texas State University, older populations of adults who garden are more likely to eat vegetables … Continue reading Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption

5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA

Source: 5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA by Dr. Edward Group Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a dangerous, toxic compound used in the lining of food packaging. BPA contaminates food and makes its way into the body to wreak havoc. The brain, endocrine system, and hormones are all affected by BPA, and research shows that this compound is … Continue reading 5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA

6 Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Make Today

Source: 6 Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Make Today by Dr. Edward Group Over the years, I’ve helped thousands of people make better choices for their life and their health. People from all backgrounds say they feel sick, tired, and depressed. What’s truly scary is that people begin to accept that feeling as normal. It doesn’t have … Continue reading 6 Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Make Today

5 Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth

Source: 5 Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth by Dr. Edward Group Diatomaceous earth is a naturally-formed sedimentary mineral rock. It’s derived from the remains of diatoms, or oceanic unicellular algae. [1] Diatoms are over 30 million years old and are formed from the cementation of microscopic algae-like plant remains into the earth’s surface. These clay-like, chalky remains are usually … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth

99 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Compost

Source: 99 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Compost by Dr. Edward Group Anybody who has a composting bin or compost pile at their house knows that old apple cores, banana peels and potato skins can be composted. The list of items that can be composted doesn’t stop there, in fact, it barely scratches the … Continue reading 99 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Compost