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Special Earth Day Feature: The Truth About Bottled Water

Every square mile of ocean contains 46,000 pieces of floating plastic. A plastic bottle can take hundreds of years to break down – and even then, its particles don’t just disappear. Over time, plastic breaks down into smaller pieces that can contaminate our soil, animals, and waterways. Animals often mistake these plastic pieces for food. Once the plastic gets into their systems, these pieces can poison the animal and often lead to its death.26 billion water bottles are thrown away each…

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The Sunflower provides dramatic flair to a vegetable garden. They also serve an important and beneficial role in your garden. They: attract pollinators, provide shade, act as a living trellis and can even assist in the cleaning of contaminated soil. Read on to learn tips on incorporating them into your next vegetable garden.

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23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Raised gardening beds keep vegetables away from contaminated soil, can deter some pests, and are easier on backs and knees—here’s some information about how to make one.

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Giant granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis) - U.S. Botanical Garden, Washington, D.C. Photo by Mefox13 . . . . ღTrish W ~ http://www.pinterest.com/trishw/ . . . . #passion_flower #flower #mytumblr

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The Sunflower provides dramatic flair to a vegetable garden. They also serve an important and beneficial role in your garden. They: attract pollinators, provide shade, act as a living trellis and can even assist in the cleaning of contaminated soil. Read on to learn tips on incorporating them into your next vegetable garden.

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18 Surprisingly Effective Gardening Tricks That Keep Away Pests, Fight Disease And Improve Your Soil

There are many gardening�tricks that can significantly reduce the risk of�vermininfestation or�mold�contamination as well as ensure the best nutrient profile for your crop.

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How To Clean Up Damaged Land With Sun Flowers - http://www.ecosnippets.com/environmental/how-to-clean-up-damaged-land-with-sun-flowers/

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23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Raised gardening beds keep vegetables away from contaminated soil, can deter some pests, and are easier on backs and knees—here’s some information about how to make one.

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A Guide to #DIY Cleaning Products: Cleaners that contain strong chemicals and disinfectants pose health risks for people & pets, & when they’re washed down the drain, they contaminate our waterways & soil. Help the environment and wildlife by making your own #green products that are just as effective as store-bought options.

A DIY guide to green cleaning

A Guide to #DIY Cleaning Products: Cleaners that contain strong chemicals and disinfectants pose health risks for people & pets, & when they’re washed down the drain, they contaminate our waterways & soil. Help the environment and wildlife by making your own #green products that are just as effective as store-bought options.

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