10 Foods to Grow Yourself or Buy Organic: Looks like New Zealand has the Good Apples! | Real Simple

By Michele Bender 1 of 10 Apples A is for apple―and a lot of pesticides. According to the Food and Drug Administration, more pesticides (a whopping 36) are found on apples than on any other fruit or vegetable. In one test, as many as seven chemicals were detected on a single apple. No organic? Peel … Continue reading 10 Foods to Grow Yourself or Buy Organic: Looks like New Zealand has the Good Apples! | Real Simple

Organic Lifestyle Co. Releases the ‘Quik Pod’ Hydroponic Medium Bag for Cloning and Rapid Growth

GROW FASTER HEALTHIER PLANTS with QUIK POD by the Organic Lifestyle Co. After continuous heckling by our many supporters, the Organic Lifestyle Co. have now released to the public our "Quik Pod" Hydroponic Bag for rapid growth when used in DWC (Deep Water Culture) Aeroponics systems, Active or Passive Hydroponics Systems. Seen above, the Quik … Continue reading Organic Lifestyle Co. Releases the ‘Quik Pod’ Hydroponic Medium Bag for Cloning and Rapid Growth

Cadmium levels being regulated in EU but not in AUS… home of Carcinoma and Melanoma | Cadmium-rich Rock Phosphates

Bryan Stralow, Editor-in-Chief OrganicLifestyle.blog Australian politics is sometimes a slow-reacting contraption; a physical extention placed in position by large corporates who control the fickle and easily bought 'political class'. 20 years since the last cadmium assessment seems somewhat delayed. Especially considering the purity of the phosphates here in Australia and the level of acceptable maximums … Continue reading Cadmium levels being regulated in EU but not in AUS… home of Carcinoma and Melanoma | Cadmium-rich Rock Phosphates

Grass Allergies: What are the effects on the General Public? | Perennial Rye Grass

Ah, Summer air! The smell of cut kikuyu, buffalo and couch (cooch) and whatever else is on your lawn.  Do you cut your own grass? I do. For some reason the agricultural industry doesn't share our love for the 'domestic grasses'; they love the Perennial Rye Grass, my old nemesis! Besides smelling the cut grass in … Continue reading Grass Allergies: What are the effects on the General Public? | Perennial Rye Grass

How to: Lower pH organically | OrganicLifestyle.blog | Hydroponic Tech

As standard, Hydroponic gardening relies heavily on the accuracy of pH. Whether growing in soilless aggregates, coco fibre, perlite or even when utilising soil, pH will not only determine the health of your plant above-ground but also microbes in the medium surrounding the roots. With various plants requiring differing levels of acidity, plants will essentially … Continue reading How to: Lower pH organically | OrganicLifestyle.blog | Hydroponic Tech

Organic Peas, lettuce and other produce | OrganicLifestyle.blog

Growing your own Organic Hydroponic Produce | LED Farming Organic Hydroponics is fun. Not only are you growing beautiful fresh produce without phosphates or heavy metals such as cadmium, you are able to control the amounts of fertilisation and essentially flush the garden at the end of the cycle; thereby removing salts and unwanted fertilisers … Continue reading Organic Peas, lettuce and other produce | OrganicLifestyle.blog

How to Grow Berries in Containers to Avoid Pests | The Spruce

  By Marie Iannotti Updated 06/11/16 Growing berries in containers is a great idea for gardeners with limited space as well as those trying to keep 4-footed pests away. Most berry plants will grow very well in containers, although you may not get as large a yield as plants grown in the ground. Although berry … Continue reading How to Grow Berries in Containers to Avoid Pests | The Spruce