GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are generally created by large corporations who modify the genetic makeup of plants to make them hardier in rough conditions, more resistant to disease and parasites, and more fruitful. GMOs are controversial for several reasons. Whether you avoid GMOs or consume them, they are manmade variations on naturally occurring plants. Existing on a large scale on farms under the open sky, their modified genes will propagate among the naturally selected plant gene pools, thus altering the environment’s biodiversity.
Soil prep includes testing, soil aeration, and composting. These steps are essential for giving your plants the nutrients they will need to grow disease-free. If you want quality, start with the soil.
Choosing the right plants for your environment and lifestyle will take up most of your organic garden preparation. Know what plants fare best in cold, hot, soggy, or dry climates. Time your planting accordingly.
Maintaining your organic garden in a truly organic way is the truest test of your commitment to natural gardening. Give your plants the best water, mulch, and pesticides to keep your garden organic.
The time, quality, quantity, and duration of your harvest period will vary depending on what plants you’ve cultivated, when you planted them, and how often you harvest. Don’t forget to reap what you sowed!
Your heating and cooling system needs to be clean in order to run at maximum efficiency. If it is clogged with dust and dirt, it won’t run as well as it is designed to. Sometimes you will need to contact a professional like A Bailey Plumbing. In any system for heating and air conditioning in Old Bridge NJ, the place that collects the most dirt – by design – is the air filter. Filters can be inexpensive, and if you choose to use a cheap, [...]
My best friend Julia and I just moved into a new apartment. We are incredibly excited about being roommates. Unfortunately though, it only took a few days of living at our new place before we realized that we have a major cockroach problem. We keep seeing them in various spots all throughout our kitchen like our cupboards, countertops, and floor. They are absolutely disgusting and we definitely want to get rid of them as quickly as we possibly can. Luckily, this guy I work with [...]
If you are in the market for a new comforter, you have a decision to make. Comforters can be made from many different types of materials, including cotton, down, synthetic materials and wool. Learning about the pros and cons of each material type will help you select the one that is best for you. Here are three benefits of natural wool comforters. Wool is a Breathable Material: One of the benefits to wool is that it is a breathable material. This is beneficial as it helps [...]
When preparing to landscape the yard and plant a flower bed, it can be incredibly tempting to visualize yourself going above and beyond what you really have time for. It is easy to be unrealistic with the amount of work we want to put into the yard or how much work a flower bed and shrubs can really take. Besides flowers, there are many options to consider that are beautiful and classy but do not take near the amount of work or time and can [...]