Since the earliest of times, people have valued the healing qualities of gardens. Once, those lush sanctuaries with waterworks, rare flowers and songbirds were available only to the richest. Romantic poets of the 19th century felt a deep attachment to nature and believed that gardens are the place of creativity – only there can a human be completely free. Many healthcare centers today maintain green spaces where patients can recuperate and relieve the stress of therapy. For a home gardener, a healing garden doesn’t heal only the soul by bringing joy, peace, and balance, but also provides a great form of exercise through digging, planting, weeding and decorating. Here are some simple tips you can try.
How do you consider a garden to be perfect? Do you think a garden that makes you feel happy and comfortable is a perfect garden? If you ask me, I believe a perfect garden is not the one which just looks beautiful. It is the one which makes you feel amazing!
Now, for any nature lover, there is only one dilemma. How to create the perfect garden? Well, lucky for you! I am one of those crazy lovers who dig into all the possible ways to create a perfect garden for his or her backyard. I do this because… I may not know how heaven looks like but I certainly know how it may potentially feel like! I believe that if you follow some of the tips mentioned below, then you will also get a chance to feel heaven in your own backyard.
Organic eating is the best option for our health and well-being, especially in this fast polluting environment. We are well aware of this fact. The only downside is that organic products are expensive and purchasing them for regular intake isn’t in everyone’s budget. Therefore, the best remedy is to plant an organic kitchen garden in your own backyard.
Important aspects to be considered while creating an organic kitchen in the backyard…
If your home is in the woods, there are no second thoughts that you live in heaven. Have you ever heard about ‘landscaping’? It is the art of creating your surroundings in such a way that aggrandizes the beauty of it.
It’s that time of year! Maybe you’re already signed up for this season, or maybe you’ve never heard about them. A CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share is a local farm offering a certain number of farm “shares” of his/her crop to the public. These vary and typically consist of veggies, but often times include fruit, eggs, cheeses, and even meat. Consumers purchase a share from their selected farmer and receive a predetermined quantity of the farmer’s crop regularly throughout the growing season. Even in Western PA, where we experience a relatively harsh winter, there are plenty of programs and shares to choose from 12 months throughout the year.
WHY SHOULD YOU SIGN UP FOR ONE?
Our eating and shopping habits are not just important for health, but for our local economies, the environment, and the future of our food system.
With all the brilliance of technology nowadays, it’s no wonder the invention of organic gardening, on autopilot, is now capable of becoming the ‘norm’. Developed by a small team of three (Rick, Rory, and Time), FarmBot has grown exponentially as pre-orders for this device skyrocket.
The blueprints for the Farmbot device are available as a free download, so anyone can acquire the blueprints and try their hand at building the device on their own (and even make customized tweaks to it) or, pre-made Farmbot kits are available for those who’d like to build the device with everything required for its construction already included.
You don’t need to have any previous experience nor compromise your environmental values to start a successful business. If you are environmentally oriented and have the entrepreneurial spirit, you can start your organic business from scratch. Here are some important things to consider when embarking on a journey that might not only bring financial benefits but will also raise awareness of the benefits going organic will have on the health of your customers and the environment.
The body is comprised of seven major energy centers (support points) rising up through the center of the spine, known as ‘chakras’. These chakra energy centers can become diluted and weighed down during moments of stress, anxiety, and day-to-day happenings that cause them to tighten up – make us feel ‘high strung’ or worn out.
One way to cleanse and heal them is to practice these quick, effective ways to open and balance the 7 major chakras, which is a meditation technique also known as Kundalini.