Spring Has Arrived- Here’s What’s In Season!

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Ah Spring has finally arrived, and with longer days and warmer weather comes a new crop of fresh produce. ‘Tis the perfect season to “spring clean” your diet, so out with the heavy fall and winter fare and in with springtime fruits and veggies. In-season produce reaps the most nutritional value so here’s what to… Continue reading »

Saving The Monarch

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Monarch butterflies only lay their eggs on milkweed, and caterpillars only eat milkweed. But humans don’t seem to like milkweed very much and are cutting it down for various reasons. Sometimes humans cut down milkweed in order to build houses, buildings and streets. Sometimes the milkweed is cut down when trees are removed to harvest… Continue reading »

Grow Your Own Salsa Garden

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Salsa gardens have been popping up in four-feet by four-feet plots and raised beds in the yards of salsa lovers across the country.  Striking in their visual appeal, large plants heavy with tomatoes and brightly colored hot peppers stand tall while cilantro, shallots, garlic and onion nestle into the soil among them, and in one… Continue reading »

Organize A Community Garden

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Do you have a passion for plants or see a local need for fresh veggies?  A community garden could be the solution. Sound daunting? Follow these tips and help your neighborhood grow together. 1.    Get People Together- Make sure enough potential participants are interested. Decide on you garden’s purpose and whom it will serve. 2.  … Continue reading »

Get Ready To Garden- Your Spring Checklist

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Hoping to get an early start on your spring gardening? That’s great – just be careful not too get too far ahead of yourself.  There’s still plenty of freezing weather still to flash across the radar. Resist the urge to set out new plants; instead, use this time to pay a visit to your garden… Continue reading »

Safeguarding Raptors, Wildlife

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Who’s Green? sponsor and this month Guest Blog courtesy of Tucson Elelctric Power Tucson Electric Power’s Raptor Protection Program is an ongoing effort to safeguard electrical equipment to protect birds such as Harris’ Hawks, Great Horned Owls and Red-Tailed Hawks. For more than 15 years, TEP has worked with wildlife biologists at the University of… Continue reading »

You May Be Surprised By These Toxic Household Products

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There are a lot of common household products almost everyone has on hand and probably never thinks much about. Your parents had them and now so do you. But a lot of these common products are toxic, something we know more about now than your family did back in the day. So you might want to avoid… Continue reading »

A Breath of Fresh Air

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In the late ’80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Lucky for us, the plants can also help clean indoor air on Earth, which is typically far more polluted… Continue reading »

The Clean 15- Foods You Don’t Have To Buy Organic

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Have you heard about the “Dirty Dozen”?  They are the  produce that the Environmental Working Group (EWG) report suggests are  the most likely to be contaminated by pesticides or other chemicals. Below you will find a list of the LEAST contaminated fruits and vegetables, referred to as the “Clean 15”. Clean 15 (Lowest in pesticides)… Continue reading »

DIY Natural Dog Treats

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Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun reward for your dog. There are many benefits to making your own dog treats at home. • Control what goes into the recipe. You can ensure that your pet is getting a nutritious and wholesome snack. You can also tailor your dog treat recipes to your… Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Coconut-Lime Chicken Noodle Soup

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 Gluten-free fans we found this delicious recipe that we think you will enjoy. Ingredients 6 ounces dried flat rice noodles 3 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2-inch piece peeled fresh ginger, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds 1 (13.5 ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly slice 6 tablespoons lime juice (from… Continue reading »

Blackberry Sorbet

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A decidedly tart finish to supper,  this wholesome, in-season, antioxidant-rich dessert can be prepared without additional sweetener, appreciating, instead, the full flavor of local blackberries frozen at their height of ripeness. For those of you who may prefer a little sweetness to balance out the potent, tart flavor of the blackberries, consider adding up to… Continue reading »

Mayonnaise Isn’t Just For Your Ham Sandwich

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According to wikipedia.com, the first ready-made mayonnaise was sold in the US in 1905 at a little deli in New York owned and operated by Richard Hellmann. It is reported that Mr. Hellmann sold his wife’s mayonnaise in open wooden boats. This of course would be used as a spread for a sandwich. But we… Continue reading »

Is Artificial Grass A Solution To Saving Water?

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With recent droughts and cities enacting water-saving measures, many are seeking ways to lower their water use. Is Synthetic grass the solution for lowering your water use and lowering your water bill? Since the average home uses more than 70% of their water for outdoor use, can installing artificial grass be the answer to lowering… Continue reading »

Creamy Baked Fettuccine with Asiago and Thyme

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Celebrate Meatless Monday with this yummy and easy recipe! You’ll love it! Ingredients 1 pound fettuccine pasta 2 cups grated Asiago cheese, plus 1/4 cup 2 (8-ounce) containers creme fraiche 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh chopped thyme leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions Preheat the oven to… Continue reading »

From Garbage to Good-ness!

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As I cleaned up from cooking a big Sunday breakfast—tossing eggshells down the disposal and putting a second filter-full of coffee grounds in the trash—I wondered how many of these food waste items go to the landfill, if not down the drain. And were there practical uses for what we typically consider trash? A search… Continue reading »

10 Easy Ways to Keep Indoor Air Clean! It’s Simple & Smart

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It’s cold outside and it’s the time of year to keep your house sealed tightly to keep the cold out. However, the problem with a tightly sealed home is it also seals in the bad stuff. Did you know that toxins from cleaning supplies, mold and other nasty pollutants that can make you sick? Is… Continue reading »

Sip The World. Make a Difference!

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GlassDharma- The original glass straw, handmade in the U.S.A. ! The Purpose Since March of 2007, GlassDharma has been producing glass drinking straws in Fort Bragg, California. The GlassDharma mission is to create world-wide awareness about the damage plastic straws and single-use plastics are to our environment. Glass Straws provide an alternative and eliminate the… Continue reading »

Eat Seasonally! Here’s Your Winter List

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Eating seasonally. What does this mean for you? To enjoy the full nourishment of food, you must make your menu a seasonal one. In different parts of the world, and even in different regions of one country, seasonal menus can vary. Ensure optimal nourishment in every season. Each season Who’s Green provides you with a… Continue reading »

Save The Bees!

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Most people don’t realize that the beekeeping industry is responsible for one-third of the food we eat. In the past six years however, the annual die-off of those little pollinating insects responsible for fertilizing plants – a process essential for maintaining our food supply – has become increasingly dramatic. It is a phenomenon known as… Continue reading »

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