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4 Ways Ants are Good for You and Your Garden

There are over 12,000 named species of ants and at least double that many that remain to be discovered. And while we may not like them inside our house, ants serve a number of useful functions. Accord…

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8 Natural Ways To Get Rid of House Flies

Shoo, fly! Don't bother me! When they manage to make their way into your home, house flies are unpleasant and annoying to have around, with their incessant movement and relentless buzzing. Much worse …

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9 Household Uses for Beer (Infographic)

Ever have extra beer after hosting a giant holiday party?†You never have to throw away half-empty beer bottles again. Check out these amazing everyday uses for beer.     9 Househo…

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Easy & Green Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Home (Infographic)

Have you ever tried humanely removing a bug from your home only to fail miserably, running away from the pest in fear? We've all been there. Next time you hear the suspicious scuttles of a mouse nosin…

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5 Natural Tricks to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Has this steamy summer driven fruit flies into your kitchen? Try these natural ways to give them the boot! Fruit flies breed quickly, so you can go from just a few of the buggers to a super gross s…

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Buzz-Off Bugs! DIY Natural Bug Repellent

As much as I love being outdoors, I hate getting bug bites! There are lots of commercial bug repellents out there, but most of them contain chemicals I donít want to put on my body or my childrenís…

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Easy and Effective: Vinegar, Garlic & Herb Disinfectant for Your Home

A friend who is keenly interested in all things natural, found an interesting recipe for household disinfectant in the book Herbal Remedies by Christopher Hedley & Non Shaw. The recipe is calle…

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Non-Toxic Pest Control for the Eco-Home

We recently moved into a gorgeous 112-year-old house in the historic district of our town. We are renting long-term with an option to buy. We have an awesome landlord who has let us really make this o…

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The Anti-Plastic Fantastic Episode

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! How do you interact with plastic? I'm still reeling from my plastic-free February trauma. I had thou…

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What Kind of Pesticide is Your Exterminator Using?

by Steve Graham, Networx A reputable exterminator should list the active ingredients in their pesticides. The exterminator also should tell you the potential health threats associated with th…

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