PHYTOREMEDIATION: describes the treatment of environmental problems (bioremediation) through the use of plants that mitigate the environmental problem without the need to excavate the contaminant material and dispose of it elsewhere. Phytoremediation consists of mitigating pollutant concentrations in contaminated soils, water, or air, with plants able to contain, degrade, or eliminate metals, pesticides, solvents, explosives, crude oil and its derivatives.
Straw Bale Gardening is great if your soil is poor or even non-existent (or if you can't be bothered to build raised beds). Follow along as the Root Simple blog gives this simple gardening technique a try.
A Guide to 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 o