Category: Home And Garden

Mural Artivist Paints London in Bees to Save Them – 16 Photos

By Heather Callaghan, Editor While the media is fond of scaring the public with the issue of bee die-offs, it is not as fond of questioning its corporate sponsors in their probable role in killing pollinator populations with neonicotinoid pesticides. This class of pesticides is highly implicated in the drastic pollinator declines according to non-corporate sponsored scientists….

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Man Repopulated Entire City With Butterflies From His Own Backyard

By Heather Callaghan, Editor During the day, Tim Wong is all about water life as an aquatic biologist. But when he changes into his cape at the end of his shift, he transforms into an incredible cultivator of butterflies. Tending to butterflies was his lifelong hobby – who knew that his backyard conservationism would save…

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IKEA Gives Away Free Urban Garden Sphere Plans

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Meet the Growroom. It’s an open source vertical, garden sphere designed for cities that is 2,8 x 2,5 meters. The urban farm pavilion takes up an incredibly small space for the unspecified amount of food it can produce. Several cities around the world are making plans to construct the garden sphere such as Helsinki,…

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Remember This Mnemonic Device To Tell If You Have a Brown Recluse Bite

By Heather Callaghan, Editor If you suspect a brown recluse bite, please have it checked immediately by a medical professional. The following mnemonic device was created for professionals encountering what might be a bite, but it can serve everyone to have this information. We have good and bad news on that front. The bad news…

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Just One Weekend Of Camping Can Reset Your Sleep Rhythm

By Heather Callaghan, Editor When you’re lying wide awake for the hundredth time because you have severe insomnia – are you thinking of sunshine, the moon, the stars or the far-off mountains? These majestic manifestations of nature might be your best friends when you desperately need to sleep – and need to bounce out of bed in…

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