Fall in love with Native Plants! If you love the environment you must know that native plants need only about half as much water as imported varieties. Xeriscape (from the Greek word Xeros, meaning dry) is a modern approach to landscaping which has become popular … Continue reading Fall in love with native plants!
Cabbage Roses are used to treat a cold! A decoction from rose hips can be used as a gargle for bleeding gums and it will relieve toothache! When fresh, rose hips are an excellent source of Vitamin C and a great help for … Continue reading Roses that dress up like cabbages
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Stamp out STYROFOAM The bad news is that Americans produce enough “styrofoam” cups every year to circle the earth 436 times. Even more depressing, this material is made from benzene (a known carcinogen), converted to styrene and then injected with gases that make a ‘foam’ … Continue reading Say no to STYROFOAM!
Did you know that coffee grounds (sugarless) are perfect composting material? This means that they will later turn into fresh, free soil for your garden. When you have finished with your coffee, don’t tip the contents out into the dustbin. Instead put them in your … Continue reading Give your flowerbeds some coffee!
If every lawn owner composted grass clippings, we could cut the landfill congestion by a whopping 18 per cent during summer and spring! Avoiding overwatering can save about 12 per cnet of a home owners water use during the summer – an average of over … Continue reading Want to save 50 gallons water a week?