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General Hydroponics

General Hydroponics

Hydroponics is the technique of growing plant in a water substrate instead of a soil substrate. is you wonder how hydroponics. works , well its because the roots are able to catch nutrients as negative ions, so the smallest root literally sucks up minerals from the water.

I personally think and know that plant benefit from the diverse exchanges in the soil from all types of organisms and creatures.
And the mycorhizal benefits have long been proven. In some tests by Paul Stamets, you clearly see an improved growth of Brussels sprouts when grown with mushroom !

That being said, Hydroponics offers and alternative or complimentary way of growing food in a diverse and resilient food production system.

Its good to get a kickstart in order to avoid the stupid beginer’s mistakes, get the Insider’s information on General Hydroponics.

If you like Hydroponics, I think you’d probably like What is Aquaponics?

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Make wine at home

Make wine at home

Making wine is an ancient craft that has allowed us to preserve grape in its fermented form.

The art of wine-making can be broken down into those few steps :
Growth and Harvest, Sterile environment , mixing of fruits and yeasts , fermentation process, testing, bottling .

This produce is an Epic library of wine related knowledge.
From aging a bottle to creating aromas , the depth and diversity of the knowledge is almost overwhelming.
There are also some nice specific knowledge on video.

For a Comprehensive database on the art of Wine-Making.

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How to Produce Electricity

How to Produce Electricity

In economics, there is this rule : One must diversify it’s investments.
When it come to producing your own electricity, the same principle also applys.

I think that a combination of solar and wind energy harvesting are the best.
For heating, I think Rocket Stoves are the best, but that will be the subject of another post.
For now, if you want to get into energy resiliency.

If you are ready to get into it, check out the book

Otherwise, watch this video, and re-read the article.

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Epic Ecological Shoes !

Epic Ecological Shoes !

This is pretty freaking amazing ! Sweatshop free, vegan , ecologically conscious shoes..
I’m speachless. They have different styles similar to those of the big players of the industy, but without the child labor and evil ecological impact thing going on…

”Autonomie Project supplies high-quality garments at competitive prices to consumers that wish to make purchases with a social and environmental impact without having to sacrifice their own personal style, or break their wallet.”

Its worth the look !!

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Grow Food !

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Grow Food !

Your only limit to food production, is your creativity, your acces to knowledge and how clever you will get.

The autor if this amazing book is one heck of a clever gardener.

The book is loader with frugal ideas and projects to make the most out of everything you’ve got , right now, in and around your house.

No matter your age or your level of expertise in the field of organic gardening, you’ll find something to fill your hunger for knowledge in this book !

It covers everything from bug control, to building soil , to extend the growing season and more !

It’s one of the cheapest and most complete ebook i’ve seen around in a while.

If you too want to become a shoostring gardener, you know what to do !

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Urban Chicken Raising & Urban Chickens

Urban Chicken Raising & Urban Chickens

The solution is right Here !
Most people will agree that we need to lower our meat consumtion.
Not all of us are ready to eliminate our animal protein, and I think we have to respect everybody’s own paste.

Ecologicaly speaking, if we want an animal protein that has a lower impact on the biosphere, going for eggs is a good move..Especialy if you  raise them yourself.

Chicken are pretty low maintenance and offer many different services for us.  They offer food, pest control and are a lot of fun for the children.

So raising chicken is pretty simple if you have the basic insider’s information on what they preffer, in terms of space, temperture and food.

Did you know that you can train them to answer some basic vocal commands ?
Some say that the bird kind emerged from the great dinosaures..  So.. Dinosaure eggs for breakfast anyone ?
Just check out the book!
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