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Building your own greenhouse to grow food and medicine is easier than you think

By Benson: (NaturalNews) A revolution in "green" living is sweeping the globe, and you have the opportunity to be a part of it by learning how to grow your own food and medicine at home. It's not as difficult as many people think it is, but having the right tools, instructions and inspiration are invaluable when it comes to making this self-reliance dream a reality for the average person.

Learn how to keep your greenhouse warm while staying off-grid

By Barker: (NaturalNews) Keeping your greenhouse warm during the winter months can be a real challenge, especially if you don't want to use electricity to maintain adequate temperature levels. Germinating and growing plants in the cold season can be particularly difficult, especially when the nighttime temperatures plummet.

Even if you're willing to use electricity for germinating mats or to heat the air in your greenhouse, fuel costs can quickly become prohibitive, especially if your greenhouse (like many) is not so well-insulated.

Rising CO2 Promoting Desert 'Greening'

Increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) over the past 30 years have caused an 11 percent increase in foliage over arid regions of North America, Australia, Africa and the Middle East, according to researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) from Australia.