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Compost Teas for soil improvement

  » Home & Garden

Improve soil biota by taking a good quality compost, placing it within a large container and then mixing, aerating the solution for several hours. Spray liberally on the soil and plan leaves to promote growth of soil biota. Watch the veggies grow.

Tip Credibility: -14

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-27 09:21:24 am    

Fertilize your garden organically

  » Home & Garden

Certainly look at the large choice of manures as sources of nutrients. However, the most balanced source of nutrients comes from kelp. There are commercially available kelp products but great results can be obtained from beach collecting. Good Luck.

Tip Credibility: -12

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-27 09:17:11 am    

Bar accessories in vogue

  » Home & Garden

Creating that special home bar requires some planning and thought. Think about your most favourite bar and see if you can re-create it. Add finishing touches like bar accessories, some gifts all in the bar theme...

Tip Credibility: 23

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 07:44:29 am    

How to fit out your day with wedding stubby coolers

  » Entertainment & Music

Consider giving your wedding guests a gift of appreciation. Choose from bombonierie, other small gifts and latest crazy idea, wedding stubby coolers. Have fun, have a drink and remember the wedding for years to come.

Tip Credibility: -10

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 07:34:00 am    

Workplace safety information

  » Business & Finance

#1 Do a walk around safety audit to find safety hot spots, #2 create a priotitized action plan, #3 do the actions that are easiest and act on the hot - hot spots NOW, #4 engineer out problems, change process #5 safety sign for irreducible problems.

Tip Credibility: -7

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 07:23:18 am    

Decorative chess sets

  » Games & Recreation

Playing chess is one thing, but playing it on a decorative chess set is quite another experience. These are totally new, wild and you can have your very own. So, how do you turn the chess world upside down...

Tip Credibility: 20

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 07:08:50 am    

Try some of these eco friendly activities

  » Travel

When you travel and stay in hotels ask the housekeeping NOT to change your bed linen and bath towels each day. See how to do it with this simple and easy to use printable note for the hotel staff. Leave it on the bed ...

Tip Credibility: 21

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 07:01:06 am    

Children's party hire

  » Entertainment & Music

Want the coolest party for the kids... Then hire giant games for them to play. There's chess, snales and ladders, on target and many more for them to play. Get's them moving, playing, socializing and sharing.

Tip Credibility: -12

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 06:52:57 am    

Best surfing beach in South Australia

  » Sports

There are many. Best and foremost is Cactus on SA's far west coast. Then there's no shortage on Eyre Peninsular. Near Adeliade you've Waitpinga and on huge swells the Bay at Victor does it. Not to be overlooked is Davids, a super secret spot.

Tip Credibility: 12

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 06:48:17 am    

Using promotional fridge magnets

  » Local Businesses

#1 print the magnets... #2 choose how to distribute... give them to clients, put them into letters, place them in the local cafe or deli, walk the streets and give them out, place them all over your car for the taking

Tip Credibility: 21

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 06:39:52 am    

Car magnets australia

  » Local Businesses

Communicate with clients by placing car magnets on your car. They're inexpensive, fast to apply and remove and can be changed as your message or offer changes. Best of all they'll be seen by the locals.

Tip Credibility: 21

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 06:32:00 am    

How to use car sign magnets

  » Business & Finance

# 1 Have your car magnet #2 make sure both the car door and the back of the magnet are free of grit, #3 position it with the long edge touching the car door's paint, #4 laminate it gently onto the paint, #5 DO NOT slide it over the paint. Remove often

Tip Credibility: 12

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-23 06:23:15 am    

Garden fertilizers for organics

  » Home & Garden

Do away with the old petro-chemical based fertilizers. There are many biological choices. Use manures like cow, sheep, pigeon but always compost well or make a diluted "tea". Use mulch and the most fantastic results come from using kelp in your garden.

Tip Credibility: 15

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-22 08:51:31 am    

Some great games to play

  » Games & Recreation

Play giant dice games for fun and pleasure. Be a pirate, act like an animal, throw things around and do the many coloring-in sheets. All can be seen at .... . For the very young to the young at heart.

Tip Credibility: 23

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-22 08:45:33 am    

How to create an environment business; Australia

  » Local Businesses

#1 find a suitable niche for environment related product, #2 work out how to make it or where to source that item from, #3 develop your Unique Selling Proposition for your client, #4 market your activities to your clients : be sure of your enviro facts

Tip Credibility: 10

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-22 08:22:19 am    

The environment matters

  » Environment

See yourself as a co-dependent part of the ecosystem. Then, can only take today what does not jepordize your ability to live in the future. Live as lightly as possible and just because you have money in your pocket doesn't mean its necessary to consume.

Tip Credibility: -9

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-22 08:14:13 am    

Toddler educational games are better than watching TV

  » Education & Reference

Do not allow young children to watch TV. Dr Aric Sigman has documented the damage being done to young children by watching TV, DVD's and even computer games. Have them play giant dice games instead

Tip Credibility: 19

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-22 08:06:43 am    

Fun and educational games

  » Education & Reference

Play has multiple benefits. Not only is it fun but you learn interaction, sharing, game rules, turn taking and so on. There's cool educational games here...

Tip Credibility: 22

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-22 08:00:51 am    

Promote your business with car sign magnets

  » Business & Finance

Having car magnets with your business message, logo or latest business offer on the doors of your car, promotes your business as you drive. After hours they can simply be removed for the utmost in discretion

Tip Credibility: 38

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-16 10:03:32 am    

Learn qi gong for good health

  » Health

Qi Gong is a simple set of co-ordinated body and breathing exercises proven over milenia to improve health. In general the feel are static and the arms and upper torso move. There's many organisations that promote qi gong.

Tip Credibility: 21

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-16 09:56:14 am    

How to do a quick meditation

  » Health

#1 Find the quietest place you can #2 wear loose fitting clothes #3 sit comfortably on a chair or on the floor with a straight back #4 close your eyes #5 slow down your breath, feeling the breath go in and out #6 focus on the breath, continue, calm mind

Tip Credibility: 9

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-16 09:47:33 am    

Quick games to play

  » Entertainment & Music

Play a dice game in a group, throw the dice, share and laugh. There are many games to play. The most social way to play is with giant dice, off which there's a huge collection with color-in sheets at...

Tip Credibility: 20

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-16 09:38:14 am    

Emoti-dice play for good mental health

  » Health

Group play with emoti-dice encourages the expression and understanding of emotions, builds sharing, co-operation and listening skills. One on one play is also possible. You can see emoti-dice here...

Tip Credibility: 21

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-16 09:31:19 am    

How to place an australian safety sign

  » Local Businesses

#1 Get the right sized sign...which is determined by lighting conditions, and the distance from which you want people to view the sign. #2 Place it at eye height and where it will be unobstructed #3 place it with relevancy to activities in that location

Tip Credibility: -11

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-16 09:15:46 am    

Finding safety signs to work with

  » Business & Finance

Know the safety signs: Notice signs just suggest behaviors; Stop signs are for actions that are not permitted; Caution signs are for non-life threatening situations; Danger signs are where there is a risk to life. See signs at

Tip Credibility: -9

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-16 09:08:02 am    
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