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7 Laws Of Gardening: Time-Tested Tips For Growing A Successful Garden

Organics |  | We all have the best of intentions in the beginning of summer. We plan on spending the season growing a beautiful lush garden. As the summer drags on, avoiding the heat becomes the top priority. From the neglect, your garden suffers. The plants may not be thriving, there may be bug infestations, or root rot. Inevitably, ...Read More »

DIY: 10 Herbal Tea Blends You Can Grow In Your Garden

Organics |  | From a sustainability standpoint, herbs are one of the easiest plants to produce. Many of the herbs we grow are perennials and will produce for many years. Drying herbs is a great way to save money and use for cooking or to enjoy for aromatherapy needs. That said, we haven’t completely put these perennials to their full potential. Harvesting Your Tea Growing ...Read More »

7 Reasons Why Sunflowers Are A Multi-Purpose Prep

Organics |  | Thomas Bulfinch was once quoted as saying, “The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy.”  How right he was. This faithful flower is as useful as it is lovely, and should be a must in your personal seed libraries. Sunflower seeds are often overlooked for long-term preparedness goals. It’s a small seed, so it’s understandable. ...Read More »

6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body

Organics |  | What’s going on with your fitness routine? Where are you at with it? If you’re on the up swing- that’s awesome, stick with it. If you’re not, why not? What happened to hitting the gym this week? Did Monday quickly turn into Friday and the evenings faded away under a glow from the television set? ...Read More »

4 Secrets to Becoming a Successful Gardener

Organics |  | Gardening is a skill and anyone who tells you something different is not being totally honest.  That being said, having a successful gardening experience depends on many outside factors including, but not limited to soil conditions, available sunlight, the length of the growing season, seed quality, pest control and even a bit of luck.  Still, ...Read More »

We’re All Tenant Farmers: Oregon Plans to Douse Azure Standard Organic Farm in Pesticide (VIDEO)

Organics |  | If you buy organic products, chances are you have heard of Azure Standard, which is sort of like a mobile co-op that delivers well-priced organic food and products in bulk to drop-off points around the country. Now that idyllic 2000-acre organic farm, which has produced reasonably priced organic wheat, field peas, barley, Einkorn, and beef ...Read More »

How to Make Your Own Organic Cleaning Products

Organics |  | We know that exposure to toxic chemicals can lead to health problems. Unfortunately, some toxic chemicals are found where they’re least expected- in common, cleaning products. Ammonia can burn, bleach can irritate the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Why use this stuff? Though most retailers do offer organic cleaning products, you can take it a ...Read More »

Clean Your Kitchen: How to Trash the Toxins and Focus on Clean Food

Organics |  | My kitchen is about 95% clean. No, I’m not talking about the standards of hygiene or the crud that tries to take up residence in the grout – I’m talking about the contents of my pantry and refrigerator. Whole, clean food that isn’t processed is a major factor in getting well and staying well. I’ve ...Read More »

Best Anti-Aging Foods: A Diet to Feel and Look Young

Organics |  | Your health is only as good as the food you eat. Following a regular diet based on nutrient-rich, organic food is one of the best things you can do to age gracefully. Supplying your body with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fatty acids helps you feel young and full of energy. Antioxidants Unhealthy food, artificial ...Read More »

The Benefits of Organic Lip Balm

Organics |  | Having chapped lips is one of life’s most unpleasant experiences. So whether you’re providing daily care to avoid chapped lips, or going through the misery of remedying chapped lips, you need to provide your lips with moisturizing nutrients and an organic lip balm is ideal to do just that. There are many lip balms on ...Read More »

Healthy Unicorn Frappe with Edible Flowers

Organics |  | Having started on social media, so-called “unicorn food” is a trend that’s spreading like wildfire. So far there’s been unicorn lattes, unicorn ice cream, unicorn yogurt bark, sprinkle-encrusted unicorn toast, and other vivid delights. Although some of these magical morsels are created with healthy, natural ingredients like beets and matcha, many contain dairy, refined sugar, ...Read More »

How To Make a FREE DIY Weed Killer from Someone’s Bad Habit

Organics |  | As happily organic as we all try to be, sometimes we have to deal with noxious weeds. While strong white vinegar will get rid of many of these weeds, occasionally we have to pull out the big guns. Instead of turning to Monsanto’s Round-Up, you can use someone’s bad habit to make your own DIY ...Read More »

4 Encouraging Facts About Food In America

Organics |  | In today’s society, rarely is the news positive. Whether it’s on a local, national, or global level, networks generally focus on stories that can leave us disheartened and upset. Even some natural health websites will shift their focus of educating their audience on the benefits of eating healthy toward capitalizing on fear about food in ...Read More »

Eat Organic to Limit Toxic Pesticide Exposure

Organics |  | Although they are extremely toxic, organophosphate pesticides remain some of the most commonly used insecticides today. A variety of fruits and vegetables are regularly treated with organophosphates, including green beans, apples, grapes, and peaches. The Dangers of Organophosphate Pesticides This highly toxic type of pesticide has been linked to numerous health problems, including reduced testosterone, ...Read More »

Grow Your Own Turmeric In a Pot

Organics |  |   By: Ariana Marisol, REALfarmacy.com | With reports of contaminated, toxic turmeric products flooding store shelves, there is no better time to start growing your own. Turmeric is one of the healthiest, nutrient rich herbs you can eat. Learn how to grow your own turmeric at home. Turmeric can help prevent cancer, it eases arthritis ...Read More »

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