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How Urban Soil Farming Could Help Feed More People
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, eco-friendly, soil, farming, environment, green, greenproducts, food, garden, Sustainabililty, protection, organic )

- 236 days ago -
At a high school close to downtown Toronto, grade eleven student Deshanel Evans is getting back to the earth. That is, he's making the stuff.
We're Treating Soil Like Dirt. ItâEUR(TM)s a Fatal Mistake, as Our Lives Depend on It
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, dirt, environment, food, health, humans, interesting, protection, soil, Sustainabililty, world )

- 242 days ago -
Imagine a wonderful world, a planet on which there was no threat of climate breakdown, no loss of freshwater, no antibiotic resistance, no obesity crisis, no terrorism, no war.
It's Not Too Early To Get Outside | Fine Gardening
Green Lifestyle  (tags: gardening, winter, spring, chores, tools, trees, dividing perennials, planting, soil )

- 276 days ago -
When the weather breaks and spring creeps into the flower beds, we champ at the bit to be outdoors again, even though the weather can be chilly. But don't let that stop you. A few days spent outdoors tending to the following chores will get your garden of
Symphony of the Soil - Video - Free View Until 12/12
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, healthy, organic, protection, soil, Sustainabililty, world )

- 355 days ago -
This new documentary by Deborah Koons Garcia, director of The Future of Food, is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. Filmed on four continents, it gives voice to an amazing cast of soil users : from scientists to farmers, activists
5 Ways To Improve Your Soil When Growing Vegetables
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection, soil, vegetables )

- 1234 days ago -
Fortunately soil is a living, breathing medium with a constantly changing population of nutrients, moisture, minerals and micro-organisms and so by fully harnessing these elements it is possible to quickly and easily improve the condition of your soil.
Natural World - A Farm for the Future
Green Lifestyle  (tags: beneficial insects, biodiversity, climate change, conservation, diet, ecosystems, energy, environment, farming, food, forests, fossil fuels, gardening, greenliving, livestock, nature, organic, permaculture, soil, Sustainabililty, wildlife, woodlands )

- 1794 days ago -
Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family's farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key.
Lasagna Gardening
Green Lifestyle  (tags: composting, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, organic, soil, Sustainabililty )

- 1839 days ago -
Lasagna gardening is a no-dig, no-till organic gardening method that results in rich, fluffy soil with very little work from the gardener.
Organic Solution   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, carbon, chemicals, food, fossil fuels, global warming, health, organic, pesticides, science, soil, sustainability, water )

- 1860 days ago -
By converting to organic practices, we'll use a lot less chemicals, have better soil, more nutritiuos food and reduce global warming significantly, with the same yield per acre.
Turning Autumn Leaves Into Healthy Lawns
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, garden, greenliving, lawn, leaves, mulch, soil, Sustainabililty )

- 1864 days ago -
Carting off leaves and grass clippings is akin to strip mining your soil. Given time, leaves are transformed by worms, bacteria and other organisms into rich humus, which will continue to feed trees, shrubs, and other plants year after year for millennia
New Use for Food Scraps
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, compost, Malaysia, food scrap, soil, waste reduction, speedy, pilot project, micro-organism, JICA, organic, goodnews )

- 2151 days ago -
The Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation of Malaysia held a workshop to train a staff of 80, including those from local governments, on the composting technique, with support from Japan's Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
Greening Your Home Can Be Inexpensive, With a Little Work / Helping Reduce Its Carbon Footprint
Green Lifestyle  (tags: landscaping, soil, rainwater, green retrofitting, The Ecological House, eco-design )

- 2853 days ago -
The problem is that there are limits; the planet is running out of the resources needed to satisfy our excessive appetite for material goods. Doing what you can for the environment, then, might mean doing what you can with what you've got.
Leaf It For Compost
Green Lifestyle  (tags: leaf, fall, autmn, leaves, compost, garbage, litter, waste, soil, garden, plant )

- 2975 days ago -
Instead of bagging up all those pretty fall leaves and stacking them out at the curb, turn them into compost, and save energy and landfill space.

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