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How To Test Your Drinking Water (And Why You Should Do It)

How To Test Your Drinking Water (And Why You Should Do It) Most people turn on the faucet in their kitchen or bathroom and don’t think twice about the liquid flowing from it. But if the situation in Flint, Michigan has taught us anything, it is that we cannot trust the safety of any drinking …

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How To Get Hot Water Using A Composting Greenhouse

How To Get Hot Water Using A Composting Greenhouse When biological matter decomposes, it produces heat, and a great deal of it. When turning a compost heap in winter you will notice that the pile is steaming. This is proof of the high level of heat within the compost. Put this heat to good use by …

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25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water Ready to try hydroculture? First, discover 25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants  that grow in water successfully and find out how to get them ready to take the plunge. How much money would you save on your weekly grocery shop if you could regrow cabbage, celery, fennel, green …

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Off Grid Wind-Powered Water Pump

DIY Wind-Powered Water Pump Wind pumps have been used to pump water since at least the 9th century. You’ve finally moved out onto your own piece of land. The only trouble is you’ve got a source of water anywhere from 50 to 250 feet beneath your boots but no easy or affordable way to get that …

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How To Make A Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles

How To Make A Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles You can harness the power of the sun to heat water! Go green with a solar water heater using an old soda bottles. Just follow these instructions and you can heat water with the power of the sun.The idea came from the lack of recycling …

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Grow Water Chestnuts In A Backyard Kiddie Pool

Grow Water Chestnuts In A Backyard Kiddie Pool Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, explore our  PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. If you’re going to grow water chestnuts, you need to make a distinction among water chestnuts because all chestnuts are not created equal. There are two plants referred …

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