Archive | April, 2010

Free Computer Software Granola Could Save You Up to 30% Off Your Energy Use

Cut your PC's energy use by up to 30% with Granola, a free software program launched in January. In an effort to help cut the energy wasted by computers in a sifnificant way, Granola works with x86 platforms on servers, laptops and desktops that run Linux or Windows. Without affecting performance, this free software can […]

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Plant a Colorful Garden to Attract Helpful Bees and Beautiful Butterflies

Plant a Colorful Garden to Attract Helpful Bees and Beautiful Butterflies

A lot of space isn’t really necessary to create a beautiful and rich bee and butterfly garden in your backyard. This garden plan is for an area that measures only 8 by 10 feet. To make the new garden area more appealing to butterflies add a small fountain that will give much needed water. Flat […]

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Make Your Garden Bee Friendly

How to Make Your Garden Bee Friendly in 4 Easy Steps

Bees are in Trouble, Learn How You Can Help in Your Own Backyard Cities and human population are taking over several environments and habitats that are required by local wildlife. In the case of bees, it doesn’t help that many people simply don’t like bees. They are truly misunderstood insects and most of pollinating of […]

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How to Build a Support Cage for Your Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the most popular fruit/vegetable for home gardeners to plant. They are easy to grow and produce a tasty product. To help support your growing tomato plant, a tomato cage helps the plant to stay upright without the extensive attention required by staking the plant. A cage also save you the time of tying […]

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Help Your Mom Indulge this Mother’s Day by Treating Her to Something She’ll Love

Julia Child Cookbook Birdhouse: French Hen Available from Uncommon Goods. Handmade from a vintage French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child, this ornamental birdhouse is covered by the title page, two recipe pages, and a picture of Julia and Features the rest of the book as a roof. The finishing touch? A perch made out of […]

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Tomato Lovers Guide to Sustainable Tomato Gardening

There are around 7500 different varieties of tomatos, each grown for various purposes. As heirloom tomatoes become increasingly popular with home gardeners, it's no wonder the tomato is the most popular garden vegetable crop. Tomatoes Need at Least 8 Hours of Direct Sunshine Daily Compact varieties are a great choice for container gardens and GARD […]

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Chili Lovers Guide to Sustainable Chile Gardening

Chile peppers are actually the fruit of the plant, having originated in the Americas. High in vitamins A, B and B6, chilies are considered as vegetables (bell peppers) and spices (cayenne) in cooking, chili peppers are also prized as a medicine. Part of the human diet since at least 7500 BC (Wikipedia), archaeological evidence shows cultivation more […]

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Create a Seed-Starting Pot from Recycled Newspaper

Learn how to make your own seed starting pots from recycling your newspaper. It's quick, easy and even if you forget to remove the newspaper pot when you plant the seedling the newspaper is biodegradeable. Each video shows different ways to start seeds for your garden in an Earth friendly way. GARD Pro Not Registered […]

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Raised Planting Bed

Weekend Project – Build the Perfect Raised Planting Bed in 5 Simple Steps

A raised garden bed makes it easier to garden. Filling it directly with a proper soil mix for the plants you are planting encourages the best growing and picture-perfect vegetables and flowers. You’ll find that raised garden beds provide better drainage that not using a raised garden bed. And by using rot-resistant wood it is […]

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Numi Organic Tea Flowering Gift Set

Blooming Tea Beauties Captivate Tea Drinkers with Subtle Flavor and Dancing Petals

Watching Flowering teas expand as they slowly steep in hot water unveils colorful visions of beautiful flowers that lay hidden within long slender tea leaves. A Farmer Created Flowering Teas The history of Flowering tea is rooted in ingenuity. The majority of teas today available at Numi Organic Tea are the same ancient brews that have […]

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