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Backyard Composting Made Easy

| June 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

Backyard composting is an attractive, simple method of managing organic wastes at home. It has the advantage of being readily adaptable to fit individual lifestyles, income, yard size, and overall ambition. Backyard composting can be performed by a variety of methods. Typically, these include placing materials in open piles, burying materials in pits or trenches […]

How to Plant Backyard Vegetables

| May 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

Location is key Find a space for your garden that receives plenty of sun. Prep the soil by tilling it with a borrowed or rented tiller. Mixing grass in with soil adds organic material. You will need to determine what soil type you have so you know what soil amendments (topsoil, gypsum, lime, fertilizer, organic […]

Earth Hour 2009

| March 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

VOTE EARTH is a global call to action for every individual, every business, and every community. A call to stand up and take control over the future of our planet. Over 74 countries and territories have pledged their support to VOTE EARTH during Earth Hour 2009, and this number is growing everyday. We all have […]

Use Hi-Tech to Bloom Your Garden

| November 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

So you want to have a green garden, kitchen or office, but you don’t know what plants/flowers best fit your specific environment? Don’t worry! We live in a hi-tech era. The EasyBloom Plant Sensor can help you: Determine which plants will thrive in a specific spot in your yard or home. Diagnose an ailing plant […]

Green Gadget: Soil-Powered Clock

| October 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Gadget geeks can go green too! Check out the soil-powered clock designed by Marieke Staps.