How to make natural compost activator yourself?

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  We are in the middle of winter…a hard one in NYC….lots of snow… So we need to think about spring , flowers and…plants….Gardening…. I’m very curious about organic gardening that’s why I decided to introduce to you too amazing plants called nettle and comfrey used to activate compost. Quick reminder: compost is a mix […]

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Member Spotlight – Mary Kearns of Herban Lifestyle

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We have a lot of movers and shakers in our team.  Team members who have worked hard to grow their shops and expand their reach.  Today, I’d like to introduce you to another team member that I consider to also be a friend, Mary Kearns of Herban Lifestyle.  Mary’s developed a line of DIY kits […]

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Member Spotlight – Annabel Neilson of Tinkan Designs

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Have you ever met a blacksmith?  I know it sounds like something from the middle ages, however, there are many talented blacksmiths in our own era who create beautiful art and useful products.  Today, I’d like to introduce you to an EcoEtsy member who is not only a talented artist but also a blacksmith.  Annabel […]

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How to make star fruit prints holiday cards

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Did you ever try to make your own holiday cards?  Well this is the time of the year to do it: it is fun and you save a lot of money! You will need: Tempera paint any color(i did green and blue) Glitter glue(golden and green) Paper good for cards Star fruits or any other […]

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Reduce That Holiday Trash!

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s day, Americans alone throw away a million extra tons [900,000 metric tons] of garbage each week, including holiday wrapping and packaging, according to Robert Lilienfeld, co-author of the book Use Less Stuff: Environmental Solutions for Who We Really Are. How can we make sure this trash doesn’t build up? Here’s […]

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EcoEtsy Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Is Here

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Looking for unique holiday gifts?  Shop Handmade!  Click on the EcoEtsy Holiday Gift Guide below and checkout some great gifts for everyone on your list.       68 total views, no views today

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Member Spotlight – Cory Trusty of AquarianBath

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This week’s Member Spotlight presents Cory Trusty of AquarianBath.  Cory has been on Etsy since 2008, she is considered an herbalist extraordinaire; she operates her shop her husband Scott Johnson, technical polymath. Her shop offers some great products and boast some awesome product images.  Her shop has a 5-star rating and she has an impressive 3,890 admirers […]

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DIY The Art of Wildcrafted Persimmon Pudding, gluten free

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Many folk have never eaten a persimmon. Some of us may not even know what a persimmon is. So, just in case, now you’ll have some idea about what a persimmon is. This is a basketful full of persimmons in which I was gifted by a friend. It was a really magical gift. On our […]

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Member Spotlight – Karen of Karen Meyers

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Karen Meyers founder of her namesake shop KarenMeyers has been an Etsy shop owner since 2008.  This veteran shop owner has over 1,890 admirers with 294 sales.  It’s refreshing to see a shop owner who not only has been an Etsy member for such a long time, but who also offers some pretty awesome items […]

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