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Drugs in the environment affect plant growth

Drugs in the environment affect plant growth | organic gardening | Scoop.it
By assessing the impacts of a range of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, research has shown that the growth of edible crops can be affected by these chemicals -- even at the very low concentrations found in the environment. The research focused its analysis on lettuce and radish plants and tested the effects of several commonly prescribed drugs, including diclofenac and ibuprofen. These drugs are among the most common and widely used group of pharmaceuticals, with more than 30 million presc
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Drugs in the environment affect plant growth

Drugs in the environment affect plant growth | organic gardening | Scoop.it
By assessing the impacts of a range of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, research has shown that the growth of edible crops can be affected by these chemicals -- even at the very low concentrations found in the environment. The research focused its analysis on lettuce and radish plants and tested the effects of several commonly prescribed drugs, including diclofenac and ibuprofen. These drugs are among the most common and widely used group of pharmaceuticals, with more than 30 million presc
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Insight Garden Program Sowing Seeds Nationwide

Insight Garden Program Sowing Seeds Nationwide | organic gardening | Scoop.it
Help us complete our transformative prison gardening curriculum so we can expand far and wide!
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Hands-on communities

Hands-on communities | organic gardening | Scoop.it
What role does the learning and sharing of practical skills play in our communities? Evidence shows do-it-yourself (DIY), gardening, and other hands-on activities may significantly boost wellbeing.
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Calendula Officinalis and How To Make Calendula Infused Oil

Calendula Officinalis and How To Make Calendula Infused Oil | organic gardening | Scoop.it
Calendula Officinalis--a versatile, useful, medicinal plant species--is a powerful group of pretty plants, useful in soap making, lotions, balms, and more!

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Vermicomposting: A Beginner's Guide - Live #Dan330

Vermicomposting: A Beginner's Guide - Live #Dan330 | organic gardening | Scoop.it
Vermicomposting: A Beginner’s Guide Worm composting, or vermicomposting, is the transformation of organic waste using worms to create rich compost known as worm castings. Filled with vital nutrients and trace[...]
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Of Carrots And Kids: Healthy School Lunches That Don't Get Tossed

Of Carrots And Kids: Healthy School Lunches That Don't Get Tossed | organic gardening | Scoop.it
The battle over school lunch pits those who want to emphasize nutrition against those who say kids will just throw that food away. We go inside a kitchen where tiny taste testers sway the menu.

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Clever approach to persuading students to try more vegetables.

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11 Natural Sleep Remedies That Really Work

11 Natural Sleep Remedies That Really Work | organic gardening | Scoop.it
Share this post... Nothing quite starts your day on the right foot like waking up feeling refreshed!  On the other hand, experiencing one sleepless night after another is a sure fire way to turn a lot of us into a metaphorical porcupine.  If you’re tired (literally) of not getting enough of it, check out these simple natural remedies for better sleep. Practice Daily Yoga and Meditation… [read more]

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