Green Backyard Projects

Green Backyard Projects

The concept of the personal spot of green surrounding a private home…better known as a lawn, is relatively new in the history of modern man. The lawn originated in Europe in the Middle Ages as a “grazing pasture” for farm animals, its mixed grasses and wildflowers were kept in check by hungry sheep, cattle, or goats, who by the way also helped to keep the green space well fertilized. Expansive, Read more »
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July 10, 2013
Test your recycling I.Q.

Test your recycling I.Q.

It seems that almost everything in our society is “disposable” these days, so what happens when it’s time to “dispose” of what we no longer need or want. Too often, we toss it in the trash, without a thought of where it will go from there. The United States is the #1 trash-producing country in the world at 1,609 pounds per person per year. This means that while we make Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Make mosquitoes BUZZ OFF the natural way.

Make mosquitoes BUZZ OFF the natural way.

Just when we are ready to hit the backyard deck or patio and enjoy some time outdoors, insect pests, especially mosquitoes, seem to have the same idea. If you are looking for a way to make these intruders buzz off without having to resort to harmful chemicals, you don’t have to look any further than your local garden center or nursery. There are actually a number of plants that are naturally Read more »
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May 13, 2013
The Value of TREES

The Value of TREES

Throughout human history, trees have played an important role in improving the human condition, and some would argue, are crucial to our very existence. At the very beginning of our human experience, trees were considered sacred and honorable: oaks were worshipped by the European Druids, redwoods a part of Native American ritual, baobabs a part of African tribal life, and the ginkgo was revered by the Chinese. Early Romans, and Read more »
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March 15, 2013
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