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7 Interesting & Unusual Uses for Eggs

Sure, eggs are great for eating. They are full of healthy fats and protein, are affordable, and delicious. They are filled with B vitamins, zinc, iron, riboflavin, lutein, among other important nutrie…

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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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7 Surprising — and Safe — Uses for Sugar

Health experts sometimes call it "white poison," or "sweet killer." And while I have an impossible-to-control sweet tooth, I do realize that sugar is best avoided if you want to stay trim, keep your b…

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5 Benefits of Adding a Birdbath to Your Garden

Adding a simple, shallow birdbath to your garden can have multiple benefits—for you, for the birds and for your garden! Here are five things a garden birdbath will accomplish in your flower or veggie …

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5 Humane Ways to Get Rid of Mice

It’s the time of year when my house starts to fill up with unwanted guests. Because I live on the edge of a big open space, the field mice naturally gravitate to my nice warm walls as the weather gets…

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Probiotics for Insects, Soil and Self

For many people, the idea of dousing their veggie gardens with chemical pesticides or fertilizers is akin to dousing their nightly salad, children playing nearby and their companion animals with tox…

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Green Chi: A Floor is a Floor, is a Floor?

I have had a visceral and negative reaction to seeds that are bred to tolerate just one specific herbicide that is the only one that can be used in the growing of the seeds if herbicides are used. Mon…

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Pest adapts to GM crops

FEBRUARY 9, 2008—Bollworms in cotton fields in Mississippi and Arkansas have genetically mutated to resist a toxin biotechnologists inserted into cotton crops, researchers at the University of…

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