Category Archives: Healthy Home

How Many Acres Of Land Would It Take To Grow Enough To Feed A Person For A Year

How Much Land To Feed a Person For a Year?

In England during the Middle Ages it took approximately 40 acres to feed a family adequately but the figure is dramatically lower today due to: Mechanization, fertilizers, land management and new crop varieties producing higher yields; Synthetic fibers, plastics and chemical dyes reducing the demand

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Busting Hydroponics Myths

Hydroponics offers incredible benefits to people and farmers who love gardening. It is a soil-less growing technique that provides a better way to cultivate crops. And the crops have better nutritional value than other commonly grown plants. Despite the numerous advantages, hydroponic gardening is often

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5 Plants to Grow and 5 Plants Not to Grow Hydroponically

Hydroponic cultivation refers to growing plants without the use of soil. The question on what to grow and what not to grow hydroponically is very common, and so there is a need to have knowledge on how to go about choosing the correct crop to

Best Hydroponic System

Best Hydroponic System (Review 2017)

How we define best hydroponic systems? By definition, hydroponics is a method used to grow plants in a nutrient rich water-based solution. It does not use soil since the roots are supported in an inert media like rockwool. Perlite, vermiculite or peat moss. According to

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Hydroponic Cultivation for Beginners

Hydroponics refers to cultivating crops without soil but suspending the plant in a medium and having its roots in a nutrient solution. This emerging trend of growing plants is possible indoors and is suitable for people who lack suitable soil for plant cultivation around them.Before

Are hydroponic veggies less nutritious?

Are Hydroponic Vegetables Less Nutritious?

According to the USDA, about 23 million people have insufficient access to affordable and healthy food. This is the main reason why food-related ailments like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity and Type 2 diabetes are presently on the rise. More people are very concerned with

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Sleep Architecture – Light / Deep Sleep Cycles

Sleep Architecture is, actually, a term that defines the different stages and patterns of sleep. It’s based on an individual’s level of depth and psychological characteristics. In addition, it depends on the age, ethnicity, and genetic profile as well. It won’t be fair to judge

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How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs?

As bed bugs have become more resistant to insecticides, they’ve become an increasing problem in North America. Because these little insects can be transported in any type of material, from clothing to luggage, it isn’t uncommon to hear about them infesting hotels, dorm rooms, and,

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Why We Need to Totally Rethink Bathroom Design

Bathroom design in most Canadian homes has hardly changed in a hundred years – aside from cosmetics. But when it comes to how bathrooms actually work, many experts say today’s bathrooms are a disaster and are wasteful and unhealthy. What are your thoughts? Do you

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6 Natural Fly Repellents

As the weather becomes warmer, and spring begins to fade into summer, more and more people begin to flock outside. There are so many things to do outdoors, especially as children begin leaving school and are eager to play. However, there is a shadow on