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Top 10 unique uses for salt

Top 10 unique uses for salt

Top 10 unique uses for salt According the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most Americans consume over twice the daily-recommended daily amount of salt. Excess sodium intake can lead to increase rates of high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. It is important to maintain a 1500mg […]

by January 11, 2018
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Geranium natural anti-bacterial body wash

Keep the germs at bay and make this coconut and geranium natural anti-bacterial body wash. This geranium natural anti-bacterial body wash is free of chemical and harsh ingredients and does not contain triclosan. The FDA is currently taking a look at the risks of triclosan, a common ingredient in antibacterial […]

by September 26, 2017
DIY natural snail repellents

DIY natural snail repellents

Snails and slugs can be pests in our gardens, and can destroy plants if their population is not controlled. The way you can tell if your garden is infested with snails besides seeing them is checking for holes in leaves. There are pesticides that can get rid of snails, but […]

by August 13, 2017
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Why and how you should grow cucumbers in your garden

There are very few fruits more synonymous with summer than cucumbers. Let’s see why and how you should grow cucumbers in your garden. Cucumbers are part of the Cucurbitaceae family, which includes melons, zucchini, and squash. They are a very refreshing and delicious food and keep you hydrated because of […]

by June 4, 2017
5 tips to preserve your Christmas tree

5 tips to preserve your Christmas tree

It is December, which means it is time to put up your Christmas tree in your home. We have five simple tips for you to ensure that your tree stays lush and green throughout the season. Let’s take a look at these five simple tips. 1. Refresh the tree by […]

by December 20, 2015
Greywater systems could help fix California’s drought

Greywater systems could help fix California’s drought

California is now facing one of the worst droughts ever recorded. The California government reports that Governor Brown has declared a State of Emergency and has “directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for water shortages.” There are many ways to cut down on water consumption, including […]

by April 22, 2015
Disinfectant homemade orange soap

Disinfectant homemade orange soap

This is a simple, inexpensive DIY homemade orange soap. It will leave your hands clean and chemical free. Most anti-bacterial soaps contain triclosan (and the related triclocarbon). This chemical is found in almost all in liquid hand soap. It is linked to inhalation toxicity, and low levels of triclosan may disrupt […]

by December 3, 2014
Homemade chemical free weed killer recipe

Homemade chemical free weed killer recipe

Healthy living is a life style. It is about the organic foods you eat, the hair and skin care you use and last but not least the natural solutions you select to clean and take care of your home and garden. Weeds can invade your garden. They steal nutrients, light, […]

by September 23, 2014