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No to GMO's, Instead Plant Organic Wade's Giant Indian Flint Corn - Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic Farming, Corn, Gardening, Heirloom Seeds, Food )

- 1731 days ago -
How about planting Organic Blue Corn as organic coloured corn planting will pollinate and your organic coloured corn will contaminate GMO corn with colourful corn kernels just like GMO corn contaminates organic corn. Fight GMO with pollen power!
US Petition - Pledge to Save Bees By Planting Flowers in 2014 - Via ForceChange
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, Eco-system, Gardening, Environment, Green Living, Protection )

- 1741 days ago -
The ecosystem and many human foods depend on bees, and this is a chance to do something by planting bee and butterfly flowers on your property. By planting a few flowers, you can ensure that the bee population is sustained.
People & Planet Awards - Meet the Winners
Green Lifestyle  (tags: composting, Compost Now, green America, North Carolina, Oregon, Massachusetts, food waste, pick-up service, gardening, bike-delivery, fertilizer, plastic recycling, eco-friendly, coolstuff, food, protection, green )

- 2026 days ago -
Huge congratulations to the three winners in the winter round of our People & Planet Awards program. This round of awards went to green businesses with innovative approaches to recycling, reuse, and waste reduction. Video incl.
Eliminate and Avoid Mosquitoes Naturally Without Dangerous Pesticides and Commercial Repellents
Green Lifestyle  (tags: natural mosquito control, west nile virus, homemade insect repellent, eco-friendly, gardening )

- 2223 days ago -
Summertime is prime time for mosquitoes and this year appears to be a banner year for the annoying and potentially dangerous pests. The good news is that mosquitoes can be eliminated and avoided naturally without resorting to dangerous pesticides.
Honey Bees Need Your Help! ACTION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, pollinators, gardening, planting, pesticides, insects, toxins, environment, greenliving, ecosystems )

- 2228 days ago -
Join the movement! Take the pledge to provide a honey bee haven with access to pesticide-free food, shelter and water. It doesn't take much space -- a few containers of the right kinds of plants tucked into your garden, on a balcony or front stoop, will...
40 Inspiring DIY Herb Gardens
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cooking, eco-friendly, food, gardening, health, herbs, sustainability )

- 2284 days ago -
40 inspiring ways to grow your own fresh, sustainable herb garden.
Backyard Pesticide Use Can Fuel Bee Die-Offs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: honewbees, neonicotinoids, pesticides, gardening )

- 2340 days ago -
It's not just agribusiness. For products for homeowner use, the amount of neonicotinoids used is some 40 times greater than anything allowable in agricultural systems. How to tell if your garden is killing bees: See article.
Five Natural & Non-Toxic Methods for Insect Control in Your Garden
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, goodnews, beneficial insects, companion planting, gardening, healthy soil, insect control, Natural, organic )

- 2352 days ago -
An old friend was lamenting the loss of his chard crop to caterpillars a couple of weeks ago on Facebook. The temptation in these cases is to reach for toxic sprays: your local garden center probably has a wide selection of them. Continues...
New York Beekeepers Quadruple
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban beekeeping, honeybees, beehives, local food, pollinators, gardening )

- 2382 days ago -
NYCBeekeeping, the city's largest beekeeping group, reports that membership has grown from around 325 to more than 1,300 people and there are now hives on skyscraper rooftops, in community gardens, and school backyards across the five boroughs.
Seattle's First Urban Food Forest Will Be Open To Foragers
Green Lifestyle  (tags: urban food forest, Seattle, Beacon Park, Beacon Food Forest, foraging, fruit-bearing perensnials, gardening )

- 2396 days ago -
The idea is to give members of the working-class neighborhood of Beacon Hill the chance to pick plants scattered throughout the park - dubbed the Beacon Food Forest. It will feature fruit-bearing perennials -- apples, pears, plums, grapes, blueberries...
Michael Pollan Immortalized as Heirloom Tomato
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Cool Stuff, eco-friendly, food, green, greenproducts, humans, interesting, heirloom tomato, Michael Pollan, gardening )

- 2534 days ago -
'Michael Pollan' is an odd shaped mutant! (The tomato that is.) Egg shaped fruits are yellow with green stripes & some have little "nubbins" on the ends.
Transforming Woody Debris Into a Garden Resource
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, gardening, greenliving, organic, permaculture, recycling, sustainabililty, water conservation )

- 2557 days ago -
Often employed in permaculture systems, hugelkultur allows gardeners and farmers to mimic the nutrient cycling found in a natural woodland. This method helps retain moisture, builds soil fertility, improves drainage and recycles woody debris.

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