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High Tunnel Farming for Year Round Growing

High Tunnel Farming for Year Round Growing

High tunnel farming is one thoughtful solution to the more traditional methods of growing fruits and vegetables around the seasonal change in weather. Historically, farmers lost a lot of their crops due to changes in the weather conditions, such as a early frost; for the farmer this meant that bills would not get paid and...
Holistic Range Managment, Better for Land, Animals and People

Holistic Range Managment, Better for Land, Animals and People

Often overlooked in sustainable agricultural circles is the concept of sustainable ranching practices.  Domestic breeds of animals have been linked to human history for more than 10,000 years and for must of that time the animal caretakers have also been stewards of the land their animals reside. Ancient techniques such as controlled burning and seasonal...
Composting at Home- Why You Should

Composting at Home- Why You Should

There are many reasons why a person would want to keep their garbage. Turns out- your organic waste is extremely valuable. Last night’s leftovers, egg-shells, vegetables, fruit (except for citrus fruit) and even paper can be composted.  Although you could probably assign a dollar value to compost, the real value comes from re-using it to...
What Tomato Plants’ Yellow Leaves Could Mean

What Tomato Plants’ Yellow Leaves Could Mean

Tomatoes are some of the most beloved fruits for novice and experienced growers alike. Their vibrant red hues signify success and yummy tomato slices and sauces to come. Tomatoes are especially easy to grow in small “urban farm” settings such as a small deck or teeny backyard. Your tomato plants’ yellow leaves could be a...
Types of Communication: Diffferent Strokes for Different Folks

Types of Communication: Diffferent Strokes for Different Folks

When people approach the topic of the various types of communication styles, it can usually be said that there are four primary forms. Each of them are different, but all of them entail the same basic principles. They all are used for the purposes of sending and receiving messages from one another. One person sends...
Use Passive Solar Windows to Capture Energy

Use Passive Solar Windows to Capture Energy

With green energy solutions being implemented by many home owners in order to cut high energy bills, different techniques use nature’s natural resources such as the sun are becoming more and more popular. One of these methods to harness the power of the sun and makes use of its energy is called, passive solar design....
Windmill Electricity, a Renewable Resource

Windmill Electricity, a Renewable Resource

Windmill electricity is a green, renewable energy sources that has been around for many years but like all sources of renewable energy, it has begun to rapidly make its way into modern day living. From reusable batteries made popular in the in 1980′s to the new solar panels now making their way into homes to...
Advantages of Solar Energy

Advantages of Solar Energy

One of the greatest challenges of modern civilizations  is to overcome the copious amounts of fossil fuel that powers society. Low environmental, renewable energy sources offer a brighter alternative, especially when it comes to solar energy. The advantages of solar energy are many because the sun’s energy is free and available to all who choose...
Solar Power Companies Overview

Solar Power Companies Overview

Solar power companies are springing up everywhere as the abundance of solar energy is quickly becoming the number one energy choice around the world. Solar power is created by changing sunlight into electricity, and the supply of the sun’s power is practically limitless. Many of the world’s power plants today use oil based fuels as...

Kinect Details and Information

Are you chomping at the bit for the next big innovation in video games? Well, Kinect is an upcoming accessory for Microsoft’s Xbox 360, that will take motion control of video games to a new level. Instead of pushing buttons on a controller, or even waving a control around in the air like you do...

Ben 10 Action Figures: Take The Fun Off Screen

Ben 10 is a boy who gains the ability to turn himself into a variety of different aliens each with unique special powers. The story is a fantasy for many young children, and with the cartoon’s range of accompanying action figures toys, these fantasies can be played out in real life. Who is Ben 10?...

The Two Most Popular Brands Of Folding Camp Chairs

As with most family activities during the summer season, camping in the great outdoors is one activity that can strengthen the family ties. Not only that, the whole family could get to experience a wholesome adventure that will surely be cherished for long. However though, a family camping trip needs a great deal of preparation....