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7 Reasons Why You Should Have a Medicinal Garden

Growing medicinal plants is a great way to ensure garden sustainability and more notably, to have access to natural medicine¬†when you need it most. When I introduced more herbs in my garden, I noticed it had a profound impact on the vegetables and fruits I was growing. It also encouraged beneficial insects and birds to…

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EPA Acknowledges Deadly Effects of Pesticides on Bees, but Refuses to Restrict Their Use

by Daniel Barker In a disconnect of mammoth proportions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just acknowledged the threat to bee populations posed by neonicotinoid pesticides, while simultaneously reversing its position regarding a proposal to limit their use. On January 12, the EPA admitted for the first time that three commonly used neonicotinoid pesticides…

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