10 Reasons To Start Composting

There is no denying that there is a clear win-win situation that comes from regularly composting the planet’s organic waste. While it may take a little effort to set up your own at-home composting system, the results will be worth it. Composting is an important way that we can give back to the local community… Continue reading »

Wyman’s Supports Honey Bee Habitats

The plight of honey bees is a front and center issue in the green world. Honey bees are responsible for a third of the nation’s crops, and the numbers of colonies is quickly dwindling, but there’s a way for the average person to help make a difference for bees. To help protect honey bees, Wyman’s… Continue reading »

19 Foods You Can Regrow From Scraps

Want to take your commitment to local foods to the next level? Look no further than your own trashcan or compost bin. While many people think of food scraps—such as carrot tops, onion bottoms, and the tips of romaine hearts or pineapples—as waste (or future fertilizer), these items can be enjoyed all over again. Reduce… Continue reading »

Stay Water Smart—Even With a Pool!

What better on a hot summer day than diving into a cool and sparkling pool? However your pool is a big source of water use, and there are many ways to practice water conservation and avoid the guilt associated with your investment and the beautiful amenity. Pool covers can reduce evaporation of the water in… Continue reading »

10 Ways To Celebrate Summer

Summer is most people’s favorite time of the year. School is out, the weather is warm and it’s time to relax and recharge. We have some great ideas to get you started on the season. Spoon Up Some Ice Cream-  One of the quintessential summer symbols is ice cream. Make the first day of summer… Continue reading »

Tips & Tricks For Bugs & Weeds

No one wants to spray harmful chemicals in their garden, particularly if they are planning to eat out of it! Regular pesticide and herbicide products can be harmful to the other organisms that share the ecosystem with us, and who can be beneficial to your garden, like butterflies and birds. However, weeds can’t be allowed… Continue reading »

A Kitchen Garden-Fresh Herbs Made Easy

Of all the plants you can grow indoors, few are as gratifying as culinary herbs whose scent will lift your spirits and whose flavor will delight your taste buds. To grow a kitchen windowsill garden, you must provide everything Mother Nature does outdoors: light, water, soil and nutrients. Before you start, determine how much light… Continue reading »

Saving The Monarch

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 »

Safeguarding Raptors, Wildlife

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 »

Sip The World. Make a Difference!

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 »

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