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Want to Grow an Organic Garden? Here's How to Get Started

Gardening is awesome. It's therapeutic, it's productive, and it brings people back to a connection with their food that is missing in most modern humans. If you're going to develop a green thumb, develop it organically. 

Follow these tips to growing your first organic garden.


Gardening is a useful, spiritual hobby.

Compost

Composting is the height of going green. Taking what would have been food waste and converting it into new soil out of which new food will grow is not only the organic concept epitomized, but it's great for your garden. When composted, biological waste becomes what gardeners refer to as "black gold," a fertile, nutrient-dense soil, out of which anything can grow.

It's easy and cheap to get started. With a ready supply of compost, you'll never need chemical fertilizers.... read more

6 Pointers for Helping Your Wedding Day Be as Green as Possible

The problem with white weddings is that they aren't green. Some wedding traditions tend to be bad for the environment without even meaning to be. 

Not only don't you have to make sacrifices to have an eco-friendly wedding, but your wedding can be made better and more memorable. Follow these tips for an awesomely green wedding.


Your wedding can be awesome and ethical at the same time.

Plant Power

Decorate your venue and tables with plants, not flowers. Flowers have been the go-to for weddings - as well as birthdays, anniversaries, funerals, graduations, and every other event known to humankind - since forever. But they're dying as soon as they're cut, which means new ones then have to be grown and watered.

Plants gobble up carbon dioxide and produce oxygen, and there is no better symbol of green than that.... read more

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