"More mushrooms, less pollution! Yes, you heard right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment. Microscopic cells called "mycelium"—the fruit of which are mushrooms —recycle carbon, nitrogen, and other essential elements as they break down plant and animal debris in the creation of rich new soil. What fungi expert Paul Stamets has discovered is that mycelium also breaks down hydrocarbons —the base structure
Readworks- this site needs to be called ReadWOW! It breaks down all the common core elements into grade specific lesson plans. Crazy amazing.
When you don't have enough calcium in your body, it tries to hold on to what's there. This triggers the release of a compound called calcitriol, which increases the production of fat cells. If you want fewer fat cells, eating extra calcium suppresses calcitriol, which breaks down fat and makes your fat cells leaner and your tummy flatter
Art made from trash and materials washed ashore in the SF Bay Area--bringing awareness of marine debris and plastic pollution: reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Microscopic Abstraction 1 - Plant Cells - Fine Art Photograph Print - 5 x 7
Tomato Growing Secrets. Use Epsom salt. Plant marigolds to prevent nematodes. Use garlic bulbs to improve taste and reduce fungi. Plus so much more!!!
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#9. Mushrooms Plant mushroom stalks in soil with some compost or used coffee grounds and keep them in a moist environment, preferably where it will be cool at night. They can be tricky to grow, and within a few days the stems will either start to sprout new heads or rot. - 10 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once and Regrow Forever « Food Hacks
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Nature Magnified - dicot root cross section - microscopic plant cells; beauty in nature; delicate patterns & natural colour source for design
Dr. Oz's Swimsuit Slimdown Drink--breaks down fat cells faster than anything else!
According to studies that were published in an issue of Life Sciences, artemesinin – a derivative of the wormwood plant used in Chinese Medicine - can kill 98% of breast cancer cells in less than 16 hours. The herb used alone caused a 28% reduction in breast cancer cells, but when paired with iron, sweet wormwood was able to eradicate cancer almost entirely. What’s more, normal cells were not negatively affected in the experiment by this treatment.
Angelonia – This adaptable flower is sometimes called summer snapdragon. Its spikes of purple, white, or pink flowers appear all summer long, no matter how high the mercury rises. Name: Angelonia varieties Size: To 2 feet tall or more Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, but well-drained soil
Understanding fertilizer numbers: The first number is the % of nitrogen (makes plant get good color and stimulates foliage growth).2nd number is the % of phosphorous (helps produce abundance of fruit/flowers), 3rd number is potassium (also in epson salts and banana skins) which helps build strong root systems. Garden fertilizer should be 14-14-14 while lawn fertilizer should be more like 26-5-5. Fast growing plants and lawns require larger
The stories I heard, growing up, about Suriname: Paramaribo
Disney World Debt Free - Family vacation expert breaks down a family vacation to Disney World at a luxury resort for WAY less than sticker price with no debt taken on! Pin this one for later!
Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly 3-feet deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed leave them for 2-3months to break down and then plant your vegetables directing into the bed.
Gold (Au) by Ryoji Tanana - Microscopic Photos of the Elements via science.time
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