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Ik ben schrijver voor een duurzame en groene wereld en auteur voor Into Green. https://tuurlijkweb.wordpress.com/

How plants flourish: the advantages of healthy soil life in potting soil

2018-03-12T14:16:23+01:00By |How To, Research|

It is said we know more about the universe than about the soil beneath our feet. Thankfully, this is gradually changing. A healthy soil is full of life, literally. Full not only of tiny living creatures such as worms and wood louse, but also of micro-organisms such as fungi and bacteria. Together with plants, Read More

Phytoremediation: how plants help restore balance to our environment

2017-12-07T09:43:03+01:00By |How To, Research|

Plants are lovely to see – and they can raise your spirits, as well. But perhaps even more importantly: plants also play a very important role in ridding our surroundings of toxic substances. The world is becoming increasingly urbanised and dirty, in rapid tempo. In cities, smog forms a substantial problem, as do soil Read More

And the air purifying or waste processing champion is….

2017-12-07T09:40:00+01:00By |How To, Research|

Plants are capable of absorbing volatile organic compounds and converting them into nutrients. It has long been known that plants can adsorb substances with the pores on their leaves. In recent years, however, research has increasingly been focusing on the wondrous workings of plant components below ground. Roots absorb toxic substances, to a slight Read More