Posted in Green on 09/17/2013 03:03 am by admin
Some people like Bermuda grass as it is beautiful and hardy grass that makes a lawn full of lush, while for others it is major nuisance rather than a lovely lawn decoration and a weed that grow under the names of wire grass, devil grass, couch grass or dog tooth grass. Scientifically known as Cynodon dactylon, this grass loves the heat. So with substantive amount of sunlight, it can grow very quickly and spread at both above as well as under the ground to take over lawns and planting beds. Consequently, it can sometimes invade places where it is not actually required. Is there unwanted Bermuda grass growing in your vegetable garden? How to kill Bermuda Grass? Fortunately, there are several ways to inhibit growth and kill the grass if needed. Rather than using chemicals to solve the problem, Organic solution is best to get rid of Bermuda grass even it doesn’t harm surrounding plants.
Bermuda grass is the most often used as lawn grass in backyards, golf courses and in athletic fields. It is used for sporting fields due to its ability to resist harm caused by heavy foot traffic. These traits make Bermuda grass hard to kill. This grass is extremely drought resistant, and can grow in various types of soils. Once removed, it starts growing back rapidly, so removing this grass entirely from a particular piece of land becomes necessary. The fewer the grasses are, the simple it will be to remove. Whether you are dealing with little clumps or perimeter-wide incursion of Bermuda grasses, check out here different tips and ticks to get rid of Bermuda grass organically. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Green on 04/09/2013 02:49 am by admin
Cabbage is an extremely versatile and a low cost nutritious vegetable. Many people don’t like cabbage due to its strong smell and bitter taste, despite of its nutritional facts and health benefits. Adding cabbage to your diet makes you healthy. You can enjoy it raw, steamed, stuffed, stir-fried, baked, sautéed and pickled. Cabbage goes well with almost all the vegetables and herbs & spices so you can use it in any dish, from casserole and side salads to soups and stews. You can get your family to consume this healthy vegetable by combining it with delicious ingredients and cooking in a different ways. Learn various unique and easy cabbage recipes.
More than 400 types or varieties of cabbage are available in the market all over the world. However, in American markets only three main types of cabbage: red, green and savoy are found. Texture, taste and nutritional profile of cabbage vary from type to type. Red, green and savoy cabbage are eaten after cooking or raw. Green and savoy cabbage go good with dried vegetables, white & minced meat, onions, oily fish, soft cheeses, soups, stews and stuffed. Red cabbage is used in salads or casserole. It blends well with bacon, cured meat, apples, paprika, carrots, bananas, chestnuts, tuna and red. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Green on 03/17/2012 05:26 am by admin
How powerful is Belief? – it may be unanswerable question because particular mind-set or belief can change almost everything. It is just a belief that God is with us however there is not any proof about it; similarly, there are many other things here without which we cannot imagine this world. Not only limited to the religious support, but now onwards, belief is also supported by the scientific field. Placebo Effect is a great example for this; generally, it operates in the borderland between the ‘mind’ and ‘body’. There are many people who think that they will get energized or well by the fake treatment just because they firmly believe it will work.
During the Placebo treatment, people get cured when they are given fake medication which usually consists of nothing more than sugar pills, saline injections, distilled water, etc. and told by their doctors that they were taking real medication. Obviously, it is inconceivable still leads patients to improvement in disease symptoms as well changes in appetite, brain chemicals and even vision. We can say that it is the way which highlights how fundamentally the mind and body are connected.
In general terms, Placebos are used in clinical drug trials, called double-blind; which involves two different groups of subjects: one receives the experimental real drug and one receives a placebo that can be an inert substance. Neither the subjects nor the researchers know which group is receiving the experimental drug to avoid any potential bias. These types of trials are made to determine how well a potential drug serves its efficacy. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Green on 08/25/2011 09:24 pm by admin
Pests infesting flour, cereals and all kinds of foods are among the most prevalent household Pest problems. These pests are generally known as “pantry pests“. Flour beetles, meal moths and weevils are the most prevalent pantry pests. These pantry pests are attracted to foodstuffs that are kept in open containers, paper containers or in unsealed packaging. Discovering small brown beetles, moths or worms in cupboards/on counters is the 1st sign of an infestation. If you do close inspection then you may find pests in unsealed packages/containers of food as well as in cupboards’ cracks and crevices. 1st step to get rid of and prevent them is to do detailed examination of all materials in your house. Here are given some natural ways to control pest in grains and flour.
Posted in Green on 07/21/2011 05:01 am by admin
Ants are most common pests that are found in our houses, particularly in the kitchen. Having ants in the kitchen indicates that it is unclean. Ants like to eat leftovers so if you leave any food uncovered in the kitchen, then ants would crawl up to it. Ants discharge pheromones trails while they find food. Pheromones trails run from the ant colony to the food so other ants can easily find the food. Using chemical pesticides/sprays that contain insecticides to get rid of ants are dangerous for people and the environment so natural way is the best. Natural way is simple and cheaper compared to other ways. Let us learn some of the natural ways to get rid of ants from your kitchen.
Posted in Green on 05/11/2011 10:09 pm by admin
Deep breathing of fresh air is very much beneficial for maintaining good health and indoor plants are one great source of it . You can put the indoor plants in your living room, bedroom or even in office since it enhances the image of your business as well as provides more pleasant and peaceful environment to work. Indoor air is more polluted compared to the outdoor air so when things smell funky in the home focus on cleaning the air by adding some house plants instead of only masking the odor. Whatever interior design, you have either modern or classic, arranging indoor plants and placing at appropriate place gives a beautiful look to your house. Select from various types of indoor plants like cacti, flowers and greenery, whose size differ from very small to giant. Many colors are available for you to choose indoor plant and care and maintenance is required just like any plant in garden. Check out best indoor plants with its description which offers fresh healthy air. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Green on 04/22/2011 10:06 pm by admin
House looks very beautiful with garden. House gets beauty and charm by a garden. Garden relaxes the mind and helps us to get free from daily stress. Garden provides beautiful flowers, aesthetics, scenic growth, and nutritious vegetables and fruits. All types of gardens such as herb garden, vegetable garden, flower garden, etc provide many benefits from financial to physical but need lots of hard work and commitment. Here are provided the benefits of garden at home.
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Posted in Green on 02/28/2011 05:59 am by admin
Many of us are worried about global warming and take steps to protect the environment. It is essential to go towards eco-friendly solutions in order to save Earth. “Going green” is the modern concept to save earth which means making small changes in lifestyle that are helpful to the environment as well as help to lessen waste and pollution. Going green at home and office is good for the planet, people and business. There are many ways for being environment-friendly at office. Refer the article to know the Eco friendly ideas for the office.
Recycling, decreasing energy output and reusing items in place of throwing them in the waste are included in “Going green” concept. “Going green” at office not only save the environment but saves money as people preserve resources and cut down waste. By making small changes such as reducing the amount of energy, water, and paper people can help their office to become a greener place. Every small change you do will cause one more small change which will make a big difference for the planet and business. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Green on 11/15/2010 06:21 am by admin
Silver jewelry is attractive but due to any exposure to humidity, silver will tarnish so it is important to take care of valuable jewelry pieces. Learn how to clean and polish Silver Jewelry naturally at home to maintain the look and shine of it for a long period. Naturally polishing your jewelry preserves them economically while sustaining their heirloom quality. Know different methods to polish Silver Jewelry with the contents of your kitchen and bathroom cabinets.
Many people love silver jewelry for its looks, but if you desire to keep your silver trinkets from getting tarnished then polishing silver jewelry at regular intervals and storing them in a suitable place are enormously important. Tarnish causes the silver to emerge dull and black so it is vital to clean silver jewelry to get rid of the tarnish and preserve the brightness of the metal like it is newly bought. There is no need to use costly cleaning products to clean or polish silver jewelry, just polish easily with inexpensive household products. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Green on 10/21/2010 05:34 am by admin
Nowadays, many different products are available in market that claims to repel mosquitoes. However, all these products do not work actually. Dryer sheets are natural safe mosquito repellent that works well. Mosquitoes spread very easily in shaded area like yard. Also, they are lurking during the evening time. Mosquitoes are also present in the area which holds water like lawn. Only the thought of itchy and swollen mosquito bites is enough to produce shivers in body. The irritation and pain caused by mosquitoes is bearable but the fact that mosquitoes are the potent carriers of various diseases is simply inescapable.
Generally, mosquitoes are attracted to people by the CO2 emitted by skin and a few other things. Mosquitoes repellent usually work by confusing the little beasts’ capability to sense the CO2. People are also attracted mosquitoes but they differ greatly in their attractiveness and a mechanism is still only partially understood. Most of the species of female mosquitoes suck blood from human body and by such way; they transport the bacteria of some hazardous diseases into the body. Some common diseases that spread by mosquito bites are malaria and dengue. So, it is important to repel mosquitoes from attack to the body. Read the rest of this entry »