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Nikki Fotheringham

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Nikki Fotheringham is a freelance writer who specializes in green living, life in the city, food and travel. She is a regular contributor to several blogs including Eat.Drink.Travel Magazine and Jib Strategic and she is the editor of Greenmoxie.com. She lives in Toronto with her husband and a very bad dog.
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Natural Ways To Deal With Ticks This Summer

Lyme disease is a growing concern as warmer climates mean ticks are more prevalent. In many areas, ticks and the threat of Lyme disease is a relatively new phenomenon. You can control ticks with chemical sprays that contain 20 per cent DEET, picaridin, or IR3535 but there are also natural alternatives.
05/30/2017 12:52 EDT
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Natural Black Fly Bug Spray Recipes

It's black fly season and if those little critters are taking chunks out of you, there are ways to fight back. Traditional chemical repellents don't always do the trick and are full of harmful toxins, but there are some natural ways to beat back those little beasties.
05/16/2017 03:48 EDT
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Grow Your Own Cocktail Herb Garden

Give your tired old herb garden a serious reboot this spring with a fresh take on growing those things that can truly make you happier. Planting your own cocktail herb garden means that you can whip up a fancy drink at a moments notice.
05/09/2017 09:56 EDT
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How To Create A Greener Investment Portfolio

If you understand that every dollar you spend or invest is a vote for the companies and their ethical and sustainability practices, then your voting selection just got a whole lot greener. Here are some ways for you to discover how to invest your money in a portfolio that reflects your environmental values.
04/03/2017 03:55 EDT
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It Turns Out That Trees Can Talk

The hills are indeed alive! Ground-breaking research into trees and plants is revealing that they are much more complex and intelligent than we originally thought. Trees and plants can talk to each other, see, share food and even go to war.
03/16/2017 09:05 EDT