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Make This Moringa Aloe Superpower Smoothie

Instead of grabbing a ready-made version at the supermarket or buying an overpriced blend at the juice bar, whip together this delicious Moringa Aloe …

This Hilarious Video Perfectly Sums Up How We All Feel About Running

Because really, who doesn't have a love/hate relationship with running?!<p>Because we can't think of anyone that <i>doesn't</i> experience a mental and physical …

Working with Nature to Build Organic Soil, Part 2: Cover Crops - Organic Gardening

In the previous article on Working with Nature, we saw how plants take carbon from the air to create sugars. These carbon-based sugars are feed to …

What Fruit Has More Potassium Than Bananas?

Fruit may have a starring place in your daily diet because it is a healthy way to get many of the key vitamins and minerals you need for good health. …

The Lazy Guide To Weight Loss

About 5 years ago, I realized I had gradually gained 15 lbs., thanks to stress, overeating, and total unawareness of the calories I’d been consuming. …

7 Ways To Spring Clean Your Health

Steven Macari, founder of The Wave State, explains how to reverse winter's harmful effects on your body.<p>The cold weather and lack of sunlight that many of us have experienced over the winter can take a toll on the human body. I would argue that April is one of the most important months of the year …

In a rush? Here’s what to eat for breakfast in the morning

Your tummy is rumbling by the time you get into the office and you’re impatiently waiting for lunchtime. Are you a notorious breakfast …

Nutrition

Gorgeous Tiny House Boasts 14 Windows and Nifty Storage Stairs

Let there be light<p>The latest tiny home design from Portland-based tiny house builders Shelterwise is also supposed to be its simplest yet. Compared to other models, the "Hikari Box"—named after the Japanese word that means "light-filled"—eliminates some complicated roof details and places all the …

How to go from the couch to running 5K in eight weeks

My biggest piece of advice for anyone who wants to start running is "just start" – lace up your running shoes and go.<p>The hardest part of any exercise program – especially running – is getting started. When I first started to run, each step was torture. Now running is my bliss.<p>Your first workout …

Exercise

Tiny Apartment Living & Small Space Ideas

Want more of domino? Sign up for free!<p>Create an account for free to stay up to date with the latest deals, save your favorite products, and …

Small Spaces

Chickens and Permaculture Garden Design - Homesteading and Livestock

<i>Jenni Blackmore presents a highly entertaining, personal account of how permaculture can be practiced in adverse conditions, allowing anyone to learn</i> …

Tiny House Cost? Detailed Budgets, Itemized Lists & Photos Examples

Really, we need to be asking ourselves: What SHOULD a Tiny House cost? There are many differing opinions on this subject, and because you can’t …

Anyone Can Be A Good Runner

As global warming blesses much of the country with a premature spring, there is no better time to finally achieve your dream of becoming a runner. …

Weight Loss

Here’s Why You Should Never Till Your Garden Again (And Here’s What To Do Instead)

Image source: Troy Bilt<p>As the weather warms and the days get longer, you are probably starting to plan your garden for the year. Perhaps you want to …

When growing transplants for the garden, don’t crowd the roots

“As the twig is bent, so grows the tree” is a good maxim, as relevant to raising children as it is to training a tree’s upper scaffold. But in spring, when many of the plants in our lives are seedlings, it pays to look downward. As the roots are nurtured, so grows the tomato.<p>For vegetables that are …

Gardening

Conventional Guides to Crop Rotation

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.Plants with really good, healthy soil can fight off a lot of diseases and overcome leaf damage from …

How-To's

Reader Roundup: DIY Composting Toilets - Green Homes

<i>You don’t need to purchase a commercial composting toilet to safely recycle human waste. A simple setup of a bucket, seat and sawdust — giving these</i> …

Off-grid

What Is A Jujube Tree: Tips For Growing Jujube Trees

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener<p>Looking for something exotic to grow in your garden this year? Then why not consider growing jujube trees. With …

‘Miracle-Working’ Companion Plants That Will Make Your Vegetables Flourish

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>Are you thinking of planting a garden this year that includes more than just vegetables? Are you wanting to learn new ways …

Gardening

How to Grow Potatoes in a Bucket - One Green Planet

Potato buckets are a great project, both for the kids and for curious adults. They don’t require much energy on the part of the grower or the planet, …

Gardening

10 Trees A Prepper Needs For Food And Health

As with plants, guns, food types, and fuel types, there is no such thing as a single tree that can be used for all your needs.While some may be …

Alternative Medicine

Grow bigger, better, crunchier lettuce

(Homesteading.news) There is nothing quite like a garden-fresh salad that literally came straight from your garden. And one of the main ingredients …

Gardening

What Not To Plant Together #Organic_Gardening

Recipes<p><b>Basil</b><p>Plant near: most garden crops<br>• Keep away from: rue<br>• Comments: improves the flavor and growth of garden crops, especially tomatoes and …

7 fruit trees you can grow in your living room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're …

How to grow veg in the shade

Look through any textbook on edible gardening and certain phrases come up again and again.<p>“Suited to an open sunny aspect”, “plant in full sun”, “choose a sunny, sheltered site”. Vegetable gardening books are mantras to the sun. To make the admittedly impressive leap from seedling to mature and …

Love Your Garden: The joys of home-grown garlic

I didn’t know much about garlic when I was growing up other than I didn’t like the taste or the bad breath it caused. Oh, how I’ve changed!<p>I love …

Gardening

Using wood ashes in the garden #Organic_Gardening

Gardening<p><b>1.</b> Make lye water out of ash. You can boil 2-3 spoons of ash (clean white/grey fluffy ash) with water and then filter it with a coffee …

5 Simple Ideas for Transitioning into a Permaculture Garden - The Permaculture Research Institute

March 11, 2016 by Jonathon Engels & filed under Design, Food & Food Support Systems, General, Plants<p>I meet a lot of people who are new to the idea of …

Tiny Cottage on an Urban Farm in Miami

This is a tiny cottage on an urban farm in Miami.<p>From the outside, you’ll notice a beautiful entry with lush greenery surrounding the house.<p>When you …