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5 top trends in container gardening

5 top trends in container gardening

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.…

8 easy ways you can help the environment

8 easy ways you can help the environment

We all want to take care of the environment. If you’re looking for some simple steps to lighten your environmental footprint, check out these eight easy ways (related to plastics)…

The electric revolution happening in your yard

The electric revolution happening in your yard

On March 31, 2016, millions of people from around the world watched Elon Musk unveil the Tesla Model 3. Touted as the first consumer-grade electric car, the Model 3 represents…

Is your high-efficiency water heater going to lead to heartache later on?

Is your high-efficiency water heater going to lead to heartache later on?

It’s time to replace your old, energy-guzzling water heater, boiler, dehumidifier or furnace and you’ve done your homework. You’re going to save energy and money in the long run by…

7 simple steps for summer lawn prep

7 simple steps for summer lawn prep

If you’re a part of the nearly 90 percent of Americans who believe it’s important to have a well-maintained yard, you and your backyard will appreciate these seven simple steps…

Backyard bounty: Vegetables are nature’s original nutritional powerhouses

Backyard bounty: Vegetables are nature’s original nutritional powerhouses

You’ve probably heard the chatter around how a handful of unusual foods are must-eat nutritional powerhouses – and wondered how you’ll ever get your kids to try kale or chia…

5 ways to open a world of flavors in a small space

5 ways to open a world of flavors in a small space

If a big part of your weekend is dedicated to experimenting with recipes and combining ingredients to create new flavors, you just might be a foodie. If you have a…

American companies embrace a sustainable future

American companies embrace a sustainable future

Meeting in Paris, delegates from 195 nations ended 2015 by reaching a landmark agreement to make significant efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The historic pact represents a global effort…

Tips for going green, saving green, with greywater recycling

Tips for going green, saving green, with greywater recycling

Water conservation isn’t just for Californians and others who live in dry climates. Although the Golden State’s water woes grabbed headlines last summer, it’s not the only state potentially facing…

5 tips for businesses to cut energy, save money

5 tips for businesses to cut energy, save money

Companies across the nation are looking for ways to become more energy efficient, and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are no exception. Reducing energy consumption is one of the top…

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