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Do We Still Need Fluoride in Our Drinking Water? | Eartheasy Blog

With mounting evidence that topical fluoride is better for teeth, a case before a California court aims to end water fluoridation across the U.S. You’ve no doubt been told by your dentist the importance of fluoride for preventing tooth decay. In addition to fluoride toothpaste, most dentists advise drinking fluoridated water to prevent cavities. Some …

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Rhubarb: The Unsung Hero of the Spring Garden |14 Recipes|

Many years ago my father-in-law was perplexed and then soon elated when he discovered a hearty, leafy green growing in his garden.  He didn’t remember planting anything there, but soon realized that this large plant was one of his favorite vegetables – rhubarb.  Rhubarb, of which ONLY the stem or stalk is eaten, is a …

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Diatomaceous Earth: Non-toxic Pest Control for Your Home and Garden

Warmer weather brings sunny days, Spring rains, greener pastures and. . . pests.  Silver fish, ants, gnats, beetles, spiders are a few of the more common and annoying but less dangerous ones.  Fleas, ticks and bed bugs are harmful to people and animals because they spread disease.  Aphids and ants can wreak havoc on your …

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5 herbs that belong in every kitchen garden

5 herbs that belong in every kitchen garden Related Topics: Tue, Apr 02 2013 at 1:18 PM Savory and pungent, herbs hold a special spot in the kitchen arsenal, providing the X factor in many home-cooked meals. Judiciously measured in a pinch here and a dash there, herbs add complexity and depth to dishes in subtle and profound ways, rounding out flavors as food hits the tongue.    Perhaps the best way to make the most of them is to try growing your own. Regardless of the size of your home, there’s always room for a pot on the windowsill or a small container. Homeowners with more room can go the edible landscape route for an abundant supply of leafy greens and fresh herbs. From seed to plant to your cooking pot, herbs keep right on giving. Snipping off small quantities stimulates the plants to produce even more. Get your kitchen garden started by planting these five basic herbs.  

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Embrace Your Space With Monrovia

The weather is finally perking up here in Northwest Ohio and Monrovia has given me another chance to enjoy my outdoor green space.  As a provider of high quality, selectively bred annuals and perennials Monrovia Plants asked me this time to find a way to “embrace your space” with beautiful plantings.  There are hundreds of …

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Buy, Share, Keep and Toss Your Seeds

  I learned the hard way that even with proper storage commercially produced seeds lose their viability with time. In 2003/2004 I bought a boatload of seeds and have been trying ever since to get them all used up. Well, I think I’ve finally succeeded. I should have thrown them away about a year ago. …