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How to make a low-cost worm bin from buckets (Video)

Worm composting can be done on a large commercial scale or on a small scale, using a few buckets as above.  Old tyres can also be used to make a wormery (see Eco-friendly uses for old tyres).  Also see worm farm uses and an alternative video: How to make your own worm farm. Water Rhapsody […]

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Synthetic-free Green Gardening

There are two main reasons why using synthetic chemicals on your garden should be a no-no. Firstly, unless you get the balance absolutely perfect, the reality is that a large portion of the synthetic fertilisers you add to your garden will not be absorbed by the plants, but rather washed from the soil into the […]

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Gardening for your survival (Part 2)

Why’s Gardening So Important Now? (See Gardening for your Survival Part 1) There are at least five reasons why more of us should take up spade, rake and hoe, make compost and raise good soil and garden beds with a vengeance, starting this spring and with an eye toward forever. 1) Peak oil. Most petroleum […]

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6 Simple Ways to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

These days, everywhere you look someone is giving tips to live a “greener” lifestyle. While it makes sense to keep the earth in mind, a lot of these tips aren’t that easily implemented by people who are on a budget or lack certain skills. Sure, I’d love to install solar panels on my roof or […]

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Eco-friendly Uses for Old Tyres

Every year millions of car tyres wear out. When one considers the number of cars on our roads and you times that number by four – just think of the number of tyres that we are chucking out every year! Yes some are retreaded, and their lives extended, and some are recycled and turned into […]

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Sustainable Eating

Most of the man-made compounds cannot biodegrade and are progressively building up in the atmosphere and on the earth. They are contaminating our natural life system, and are also making us sick. As Patrick Holford, a renowned nutritionist says, ‘we are vertically ill’, upright, but not feeling great. A build up of all these toxins […]

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