You’ve romanticized about having your own honeybee hive apiary; have thought about helping save the bees from disease, nutrition and pesticides; or contemplated how great it would be to have bees populate your garden. It’s doable, but will take some time and effort.
Greening Your Home
How can we take steps to being more environmentally friendly in everyday life? Start in your own home by following these tips on saving energy and reducing waste in your kitchen, bathroom and living room. We offer tried and true methods as simple as changing a light bulb to cut down on electricity, using natural cleansors to avoid harmful chemicals, and getting a new shower head to save gallons of water! The best part of these simple tips is many will save you money as well as saving the planet.
The summer months bring melting popsicles, late sunsets, and utility bills that can leave you and your vacation aspirations covered in sweat.
Solar radiation, also known as insolation is freely available in many parts of the world.
This energy can be used to provide domestic hot water through solar thermal panels and also electricity from photovoltaic (PV) panels; these are examined in the following guide to utilizing solar energy.
Ever wondered how much of an effect your daily life has on our planet? Do you think you could do more to protect it, or are you already doing all you can to live an environmentally friendly lifestyle? Find out just how green you really are with this fun quiz.
Woodburning stoves and heaters are more than campfires in an iron box. Learn how to build a hotter fire to keep your stove or heater working efficiently.