How to design the perfect vegetable garden for any space

April 12, 2016 by  
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With winter just a memory in the northern hemisphere, and spring in full swing, it’s time to think about your summer vegetable garden . Whether you’re planting your first-ever vegetable garden or you’re an old hand looking for some new design ideas to spruce up your landscape, you don’t have to be stuck with a basic rectangle of dirt in your yard. These design ideas will give you inspiration and help you create the perfect garden for any space – even if you don’t have a yard. Read the rest of How to design the perfect vegetable garden for any space

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Two solar power plants usher in “the birth of large-scale solar in Australia”

January 25, 2016 by  
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Australia isn’t known as a ‘sunburned country’ for no reason. The sun-drenched continent is the perfect place for solar power generation. For some time, the land down under has boasted the highest rate of residential solar panel installations, but it’s been lagging behind in the development of large-scale solar projects . All of that is set to change as two solar power plants have officially opened for business . Read the rest of Two solar power plants usher in “the birth of large-scale solar in Australia”

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Go Green (And Red) With These Holiday Gift Tips

December 1, 2015 by  
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Although gift giving is really an act of generosity, it can also bring up anxiety to find the perfect present. Adding a green touch to the holiday season can show thought and consideration, and that you are trying to make a difference in more than…

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Steve Wintercroft’s Gorgeous DIY Paper Masks are the Perfect Last-Minute Halloween Costume

October 29, 2015 by  
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Boulder, Colorado floats plan to green energy with locally-owned utility

October 29, 2015 by  
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In sync with its reputation as one of the most progressive cities in the country, Boulder, Colorado has come up with a bold new vision for its local energy system. According to Al Jazeera America , the city plans to shed its current private energy provider, Xcel Energy and put in place its own, municipally-owned power utility. Supporters of the effort say such a publicly owned power provider would invest in more clean energy that would reduce carbon dioxide emissions while keeping power bills down for locals. They’re also hoping that a successful transition to a locally-owned model will stand as an example for other cities that want to follow suit. Read the rest of Boulder, Colorado floats plan to green energy with locally-owned utility

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This windmill converted into a beach house is the perfect waterfront getaway

October 2, 2015 by  
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3 reasons why good parenting means reduced screen time for your kids

August 30, 2015 by  
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We’ve all heard that common refrain that the iPad is the perfect babysitter of the modern age. While some parents say it in jest, others are perfectly serious—the average kid today spends 9 hours a day looking at a screen. Letting kids play with tech isn’t a problem in itself, but studies have linked kids’ excessive screen use with physical, social, developmental, and emotional problems. Keep reading to see the research and why good parenting may mean less screen time for your children. READ MORE>

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Eco-Friendly Painting Tips Everyone Can Benefit From

August 11, 2015 by  
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Sure, summer is the perfect time of year to get out of town and explore some of the world’s many wonders, but that’s not always an option for people. If you are more in the mindset of a ‘staycation’, then it may be time to tackle some of those home…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which indoor plant is right for you?

August 6, 2015 by  
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Houseplants are awesome – they spruce up your pad, purify the air and can even boost healing. But not every plant is right for every person. Besides light needs, some plants require a delicate touch, while others are nearly impossible to kill. So whether you have a green thumb or plants shrink when you come near, the following infographic will help you pick the perfect plant for your space. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Which indoor plant is right for you?

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Pop-up art gallery brings beauty back to a public square in Oslo

August 6, 2015 by  
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