How To Cut Down on Food Waste
Almost everyone waste’s a lot of food. This has an impact on your grocery bill as well as potentially affecting the planet. So here are some tips to cut down on food waste in your home.
1. List the leftovers. Put a magnetic pad on your... Green Ways to Reuse Cardboard Boxes
It’s been said that parents and grandparents should forego giving expensive gifts to the children in their lives, because they just end up playing with the cardboard box more than the toy! It is true that cardboard boxes offer a wealth... More Advice Articles Here >>>
Passive Solar Home Design – An Explanation
Also called climatic design, passive solar designs makes use of heat’s natural tendency to diffuse throughout a space.
Have you ever had the experience of walking into a back bedroom or other room in your home that has had its door closed all day? It’s colder than the rest of the house, especially if you heat your house with a localized source such as a fireplace. If you leave the door... [Read more of this review] Which Houseplants Give You Cleaner Air
In the late 1980s, NASA researched indoor plants to see if they would cleanse the air in tightly-sealed space stations. The good news is, you can benefit from their discoveries in your home.
It is true that houseplants improve indoor air quality. They absorb some of the toxic chemicals that out-gas from building materials. Some plant varieties are better at this than others. To derive all the cleansing... [Read more of this review] Teaching Young Children about Pond Life
Ponds are fascinating places. They can be small ecosystems, with all life forms supporting and dependent on each other. Young children enjoy discovering interesting things in nature, and finding a pond to explore can be the first step in developing a love for nature.
Ponds are more accessible than you may think. Hiking in the woods will often reveal puddles or other areas of still water that can certainly... [Read more of this review] How to Build a Chicken Coop in Easy Steps
The project of coop-building can get very complicated if you let it. But it needn’t be – building a chicken coop is relatively easy for creatures that are not at all pernickety about their home.
The first thing you need to do is decide what function your coop is going to have. Some chicken keepers use the coop only for roosting (where the chickens sleep at night). This means it can be... [Read more of this review] More Information Here >>>