Top 7 Houseplants for Clean Air and a Restful Sleep

By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World If you’re weary of tossing and turning, unable to sleep at night, a NASA study might just help deliver sweet dreams. The agency wasn’t researching some newfangled technology, instead it was studying plants — namely, those that dramatically purify...
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Rooftop Gardening – The World Is Finally Growing Up!

By Carmen Allgood Contributing Writer for Wake Up World In the last five years a super-phenomenon has been rising from the mists as urban sprawl decays around the globe. In the midst of a sea of concrete and tar, a mirage of living, breathing architecture is forming before our very eyes, taking shape an...
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The Many Uses of the Mighty Moringa Tree

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Guest Writer for Wake Up World Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing tree native to South Asia and now found throughout the tropics. Its leaves have been used as part of traditional medicine for centuries, and the Ayurvedic system of medicine associates it with the cure or prevention...
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Creating Harmonious Gardens for Beneficial Insects

By Ansel Oommen Guest Writer for Wake Up World Insects and other invertebrates account for over 90% of all living species, building the basis for most ecosystems. In fact, they often dominate their landscapes through both sheer number and volume, providing many key services, either directly or obliquely...
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The Consciousness of Plants

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 plant consciousne...
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11 Vegetables Anyone Can Grow At Home

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. Keeping a garde...
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