Tag: soil

What Researchers Found in Dirt Could Bust Stress

Kids are inevitably drawn to dirt. They love to play in the soil and get their hands (and everything else) dirty. Instead of deterring...

6 Amazing Benefits Of Peeing In Your Yard

As an avid permaculturalist, I’m constantly thinking about new ways to introduce biomass back into my gardens. Harvesting fruit and vegetables, mowing grass with...

CDC Reports 24 Victims Of E. Coli, Is This Food To...

Health authorities announced Thursday they were investigating more possible cases in a suspected E. coli outbreak, which has hit at least 15 states so...

Eat Dirt… It’s Good For You (So Are Worms)

In our society, we spend a lot of time cleaning our homes and ourselves. While modern hygiene is great — it keeps a lot...

What I Like About Ants

Ants aren’t pests, except during an outdoor meal. They are “ecosystem engineers,” as University of Exeter researchers dubbed them. As the Bible says, “Go...

How Bacteria In Dirt Can Make You Less Anxious

If you feel better after doing some gardening or just generally playing in the dirt, you may have soil-dwelling bacteria to thank. It’s not...

Organic Farming is the Answer to Soil Death by Global Warming

Researchers at Arizona State University have recently discovered that the proliferation of certain soil microbes that are important to topsoil crusts are dependant on...

Why We Need Organic Farming to Save Our Earth

The natural system works well, supremely well, when left untampered with. A delicate thread holds that which is alive and that which is dead...
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