Browsing articles tagged with " infographics"
Apr
9
2013

How Gardening Can Boost Your Health and Lifestyle

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A little gardening can boost health and lifestyle, not just for adults but also for children. This infographic from Gardenfurniturecenter.co.uk  explains how.   Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

Apr
3
2013

9 Benefits of Having a Green Roof

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In today’s urbanized society, space for greenery is at a premium. So what should we do? How about adding some greenery (grass or green plants) to your roof? Sure it will look greener. But is it really beneficial to you? The infographic below from Movoto.com answers this question with a yes, and supports the claims with a list of nine benefits from green roofs.   Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

Mar
19
2013

Cities that are Embracing Green Revolution [Infographic]

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Big urban centers in all parts of the globe are majorly responsible for most of the environment pollution. But it is these cities that can also make the biggest impact on global environment, if they adopt green living methods. This infographic from House Trip looks into what measures six of the world’s biggest cities have adopted to promote sustainable living. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

Dec
11
2012

History of the Lawn Mower

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Did you know that the lawn mower was first invented in 1827 by Edwin budding and looked like this?   This design was patented in 1830. Since then, the lawn mower has seen numerous makeover and improvements culminating finally, to the gas and electric mowers that we are well aware of. The infographic (shared via visual.ly) below tracks the evolution of lawn mowers in the past one and half century and also builds a case […]

Dec
4
2012

Global Food Shortage and Wastage [Infographic]

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Currently, 1 billion people on earth don’t have enough food to eat. Clearly, our world is facing the worst food crisis ever. But whats even troublesome is the fact that an enormous amount of food is wasted by countries that have more than what they need. We can better feed our future generation simply by reducing this gap between the poor and the rich. The infographic below (released by Public Health Degree), provides an insightful analysis […]

Nov
25
2012

Interesting Facts about Farm Water Conservation [Infographic]

Farm water consumption and conservation

World population is expected to reach 9 million by 2050. Is global farming and agriculture equipped to deal with this food demand? More importantly, are we using our water resources smartly to fuel agricultural growth? Irrigation has been and is used to over the hazards of natural water resources. But the downside of agricultural irrigation is that it takes away a heavy chunk of the global water resources. The infographic below, released by Seametrics, presents […]

Nov
18
2012

8 Tips for a Greener Home and Yard [Infographic]

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Ever wondered how you can make your home greener and prove to be a lesser burden on the environment? The infographic below (originally published at Visual.ly by Angie’s List) has 8 such tips that you can easily implement. Run your home on renewable energy generated by the sun and sell the excess to your local power company. Collect run-off rain in a barrel for use in water plants and yard. Treat windows with low-emittance coating. Seal any […]

Oct
28
2012

Feeding the World: Agroecology Vs. Industrial Agriculture

Soil to Sky: Agroecology Vs Industrial Agriculture

Agroecology is concerned with sustainable methods of farming that are stable in nature, increase productivity of crops naturally, and promote equitability in the supply of farming produce to the entire population. It is in direct contrast to industrial farming practices that seek to mechanize farming process through increased input cost, creates imbalance in food supply because a small percentage of farmers hold the production and supply of a major chunk of farming produce. According to […]

Oct
6
2012

Hot Hot Chillies!

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Did you know that there is a scale for measuring the “hotness” of chillies? As this infographic from Love the Garden explains, the scale for measuring heat in chillies is called “scoville Scale.” Scoville scale is the measurement of spicy heat of chillies. This infographic gives the ratings for various types of chillies and compares the heat of chillies in different parts of the world. There is also a guide on growing chillies inside your home and […]

Sep
17
2012

All About Bonsai

All about Bonsai Infographic

Bonsai is an ancient Chinese horticultural art form, adopted by the Japanese and popularized in the western world about a hundred years ago. Bonsai is a Japanese word which means, “planted in a container.” Here are some interesting facts about Bonsai: Bonsai as a horticultural art form started in China about 2000 years ago. Originally bonsai trees used to be spread throughout China as luxurious gifts. Bonsai style is influenced by Zen Buddhism popular in […]

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