Archive | January, 2012

Aquaponics Designs and Aquaponics Plans

Aquaponics Designs and Aquaponics Plans

Basically a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, thus aqua-ponics, aquaponics systems utilize hydroponics while growing fish in a semi-enclosed to fully-enclosed system. Aquaponics uses the best of both systems to optimally grow plants with natural nutrition. The plants and  grow bed medium filter the unclean water and return it to the fish tank. Water doesn’t […]

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Hydroponics

What is the difference between aquaponics, areoponics and hydroponics?

Hydroponics, Aeroponics, and Aquaponics are growing in popularity as more people become aware of this new way to grow plants. It works well because the plant is receiving what it needs to grow when it needs it. The plant is only receiving what it needs and the resulting plant is as healthy as genetically possible. […]

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Save Up to 40% on Utilities: Use What You Already Know

Your house payment, of course, stands-out as your biggest monthly expense; in most families, the monthly car payments rank second. Utility bills usually come-in a very close third; and during winter freezes or summer hot-spells, the combined cost of gas and electricity frighteningly can devour up to half of a paycheck. This is a guest […]

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Top Tips for Saving Water Around the Home

Top Tips for Saving Water Around the Home

This is a guest post written by Amy Fowler of www.boom-online.co.uk. The average person uses 150 litres of water a day. That water usage is spread over a variety of household tasks, including cooking, washing, toilet flushing, and watering the garden. Only a small amount of that water is actually used for drinking.GARD Pro Not Registered […]

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Neutrogena Naturals Final Review: Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser

I do not like Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser. I might even hate it. I tried this new face wash from Neutrogena as they attempted to head in a more natural direction. Find out why I just don’t like it and don’t recommend it. To see what I originally thought when first buying this cleanser, […]

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Backwater Eco-tours in Kerala (India) by Eco Trails Kerala

Kumarakom, a small but peerless Village is a fast developing backwater tourism hub in Kerala. It is situated on the bank of the Lake Vembanad, the biggest lake in the west coast of India. This lake and the canals flowing to it offer a unique canvas to the travelers. On the banks of this backwater, […]

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Fun Find: Water Powered Clock at Think Geek

We stumbled across this fun find over at Think Geek. You won't need batteries or electricity to know the time any more. Here is a clock that is powered by water! It actually will work with any liquid, including beer or coffee. The power of science and the beauty of engineering combine to form a […]

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Are Airships about to Rise Again?

At the beginning of the last century the world was on the brink of an airship revolution, but the Hindenburg disaster in 1937, in which 36 people were killed, spelled the end of the airship as a viable form of transport – until now. This is a guest post by Lucy Pitt who publishes the […]

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What is Ecological Gardening

What is Ecological Gardening?

This is a guest post by Jonathan White of Food4Wealth.  The term Ecological Gardening seems to be gaining popularity. But what is it?GARD Pro Not Registered What is ecological gardening? Natural ecosystems are generally diverse and there are a number of intricate interdependent relationships occurring between the living and non-living components at any given time. Put […]

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Here’s 3 Move-In Ready “Green” Homes Priced Under $200,000 in Beautiful Las Vegas

Many tourists are attracted to the lights and excitement of the Las Vegas Strip with the shows, casinos, and buffets. Let’s not forget about Mother Nature. She isn’t being left in the dark with some of her natural wonders that just happen to be within driving distance from the Las Vegas Strip. For more information […]

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