Permaculture is a design method for eco-sustainable human settlements, based on the centrality of agriculture while respecting the territory. In the ideal of permaculture, a human settlement may be able to self-produce its assets by exploiting the agricultural resources of its territory and in full respect of the environment.
Flax seeds represent a real natural concentrate of micro nutrients; they also have a very high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids which make them one of the most valid plant sources of omega 3: a tablespoon of flax seeds contains about 1.7 grams. Further information | The beneficial and healthy properties of flax seeds .
Today's theme is the Differentiated How to divide waste. Each municipality has its own specifications for differentiated waste (there are those who collect multi-material, associating aluminum with plastic, those who collect individual tetrapak ...) for this reason, every citizen should ask the administration they belong to , a special information brochure.
Today we will see how to do spring cleaning by applying a rational and well thought-out method, the "check list". Spring cleaning is no longer what it used to be: once the silverware was hunted out, the walls were painted and the curtains and upholstery washed, today spring cleaning consists of washing and sanitizing those parts of the house that during the year they are more neglected.
Many do not know that it is possible to pierce the glass without having to resort to the glassmaker. Have you ever wanted to puncture a bottle or a glass plate and then give up for fear of damaging the surface? In this guide we will explain how to pierce the glass without problems. The procedure is very simple, the important thing is to follow our suggestions to ensure the integrity of the glass object that requires drilling.
With the arrival of summer, temperatures begin to rise putting us to the test in case of high temperatures. High temperatures for several days, particularly high humidity rates, lack of ventilation inexorably compromise our psychophysical balance! The only solution is to find refreshment with an air conditioner: in this context it becomes necessary to purchase an air conditioner, especially if there is an elderly person or a child in the house.
Those who own a garden or live on the ground floor are more exposed to the presence of ants in the house, unwanted guests who creep everywhere once they enter: along the walls, the floor, in the corners, under the carpets. Worse then when we leave food residues on the floor or furniture, here they come to visit us!
In the article we will show you how to replace isinglass, a gelatin widely used in cooking as a thickener, for the preparation of desserts. Since isinglass is made from pork rind and bovine cartilage, it is a banned ingredient for those with a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle!
The mother tincture is one of the most used preparations in phytotherapy for the treatment of various ailments. It is a natural remedy since fresh plants harvested in their balsamic moment are generally used to prepare the mother tincture, that is when they contain the maximum of active ingredients.
Irrigating a garden constantly and efficiently is a necessary operation to ensure the success of our harvest. In this regard, we will show you which irrigation systems are best suited to particular crop needs. It should be emphasized that tap water is rich in chlorine, a substance that is used to eliminate the microbiological load of drinking water; however, when it is used to irrigate the garden it ends up altering the pH of the soil, consequently compromising particular crops.
Electric cars and scooters, domestic energy storage systems, finally with tablets and smartphones ... batteries are increasingly present in our life, but do we know how to use them in an economical and safe way? What are the maintenance rules? What about security? Here are some (not all) of the things you need to know to avoid taking risks with batteries.
Blackheads are a bad blemish that affects both teenagers and mature people; they are formed when the skin does not breathe well: the skin consequently becomes oily and the dilating pores are blocked by skin adiposity. In this regard, we now show you how to eliminate blackheads, following our instructions.
In this guide we will show you how to clean silver using natural methods; on the market we find numerous products that are effective enough to make silver like new, but they are harmful to the environment in which we live! Natural products to clean silver are commonly found in our homes, why resort to dangerous substances?
To better withstand the heatwave you need to follow a lighter diet than the winter one: if you are looking for a remedy against the heat, today we will give you some very useful food tips to save yourself from the heat. The heat, especially during pregnancy, can be a fearsome enemy, here's how to best endure the heat.
In this guide, we will show you how to read the water meter in order to independently detect the water consumption recorded by the meter. Reading the meter is a very simple procedure that we can carry out in a short time and can also prove to be an advantageous operation. The water meter has a clock shape characterized by a central part, the meter block and by inlet and outlet pipes.
There is nothing more boring than hiccups, a reflex that lasts only a few minutes, but which in some cases even lasts for hours. Stopping hiccups is not a practice that involves medical treatment; there are no drugs in this regard! Fortunately, there are home remedies to get rid of hiccups and to prevent them; if the hiccups persist it is evident that the cause lies in your habits, such as abuse of spicy foods, alcohol, etc.
After having presented the food guidebook to withstand the summer heat, here are some ready-to-use remedies to best face the sunniest season of the year. avoid the damage of so-called "heat waves".
How many times have we looked in the mirror and hated ourselves for that ugly pimple on the face? Pimples can be eliminated without having to resort to pharmaceutical products. In this regard, in this guide we will show you how to fight pimples, using natural remedies. Often there is a bad habit of covering pimples with foundation and concealers; nothing worse!
Are you invaded by flies in the house? In the article we will show you how to get rid of it with natural remedies; chemical methods are also effective but are harmful to both human health and the environment. Let's see in detail how to get rid of flies, following our instructions while respecting nature.
Do you have the idea of opening a farm but you don't know how to deal with the bureaucracy? Don't worry, the important thing is that your project is valid and feasible because the rest is resolved. After all, if 20 thousand have already succeeded (there are many Italian farmhouses surveyed by Istat) you can do it too.