It’s never too late to start adopting more sustainable practices or habits. The smallest of lifestyle changes can go a long way.
How does mindfulness help with gardening? It turns out that mindfulness is not reserved for meditation, yoga, or breathing exercises. To understand how gardening can help mindfulness, we should delve into what mindfulness is and what it isn’t.
Home gardens are by far the biggest source of food for pollinating insects, including bees and wasps, in cities and towns, according to new research.
People especially in Covid times are looking for ways of getting an edge and improving functionality of body and mind. Maybe you’ve heard of people who sleep train every few hours using segmented sleep or who have diets based on Soylent. Many people are looking to use smart drugs to help boost their cognitive functions […]
Cousin to the cannabis plant, hemp is also considered a healing herb - and one that is legal anywhere to grow. High amounts of CBD make it an interesting anti-anxiety medicine for many folks. And growing your own marijuana means an organic, chemical free medicine that won't break the bank.
Earth Day just passed us by on April 22 and hopefully, it sparked some interest in being more eco-friendly. All of us have habits that can be switched out for better ones, and switching those habits out for ones that are eco-friendly is no exception. Most of us go through our daily routines without even […]
Millenials want jobs with meaning. Maybe we couldn't look into the future, but we probably wouldn't want one without better social responsibility.
There is tea and then there is tea. According to your friends you can pretty much make a tea from anything these days, from chaga mushrooms to Russian brick tea (made from actual bricks) to panda dung tea. But here we are only going to talk about true tea. The kind the Queen of England […]
As urban sprawl continues, we are seeing less and less green space. Farmland is sprouting with subdivisions, city parks are being crowded out, and ever-smaller residential lots feature more residence and less lot. People are becoming less and less familiar with the wonders of nature, and they are craving access to it. Of course, from […]
Don't have a garden? You can still own a fruiting olive tree, grown in a container. A sunny balcony and the right climate are the essential things; that, and time.
Smart phone developers aren’t just devising novel ways to deliver information about composting and how to save energy (like 5 green apps that can save the planet). They are helping us run our homes.
Green Prophet loves composting, the DIY alchemy of diverting waste from landfills and converting it to nutrient-rich soil. But what if your kitchen doesn’t generate enough scraps to feed the process? Turns out there are loads of non-food ingredients to add to the mix. A new school year starts this week and, in the annual […]
Plants sealed inside a large glass jug a half century ago are self-sustained inside a perfect ecosystem. Is there a message in this bottle for the parched Middle East?
Coffee can have a secret life beyond your kitchen filter or your Turkish coffee pot. From compost to creative solutions. Give new life to the mountains of used grinds we toss out every week. Your favorite bean just became even better! 1. Keep your garden cat-free The jury’s still out on this: supposedly grounds spread around […]
As an avid tea drinker, I was intrigued when I stumbled upon a variety of sources that promoted the eco-friendly use of tea bags, outside the teacup. Arthur W. Pinero, an Englishman, of course, said, “Where there’s tea, there’s hope.” That’s definitely true. Brewed tea bags can provide a pick-me-up in ways you’d least expect. […]