The Consciousness of Plants

26th May 2015 By Paul Lenda Guest Writer for Wake Up World Plant consciousness is evidenced by the process of bio-communication in plant cells, which means that plants are sentient life forms that feel, know, and are conscious. The scientific field of neurobiology has been effective in demonstrating pla...
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11 Vegetables Anyone Can Grow At Home

23rd May 2015 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Guest Writer for Wake Up World One in three U.S. households are now growing food, according to a special report from the National Gardening Association (NGA).[1] This equates to about 42 million households with a food garden in 2013, a 17 percent increase from 2008. K...
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Make Your Own Bug-Away Spray (Easy Recipe)

27th April 2015 By Alex ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit Guest Writer for Wake Up World Commercial insect repellents are so incredibly toxic with dangerous chemicals such as DEET (diethyltoluamide). As an Earthie Mama I want to make sure that my children only have the most natural ingredients on their skin. While...
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Permaculture – What Is It and Why Is It Important?

By Phillip J. Watt Guest Writer for Wake Up World Developed by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970’s, permaculture  has spread wildly throughout the world.  The term initially meant ‘permanent agriculture’, however it evolved to also represent ‘permanent culture’. Permaculture is th...
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Practical Tips for Raising Earth-Conscious Children

1st March 2015 By  Alex ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit Guest Writer for Wake Up World Children these days have many technological distractions that keep them busy and less connected with the environment. Whether it’s a video game, television program or computer screen, children are forgetting how to...
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Some Pointers (and Pitfalls) for Talking With Nature

By  Michael J. Roads Guest Writer for Wake Up World Look again at the title of this article. Be aware that this is about talking with Nature, not simply talking to it. Most people talk to their cats and dogs, even chickens and parrots, maybe even goldfish. But very few people talk with them. For ...Cont...
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How to Get Rid of Weeds Naturally

19th October 2014 By  Dr. Michelle Kmiec Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Editor’s note:  At Wake Up World, we understand the term ‘weeds’ is subjective. Many plants labelled as ‘weeds’ are edible, and in time science will continue to learn the health benefits of many...
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