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Terminating Cover Crops

Available now on the ISU Exention and Outreach Integrated Crop Management site is a great article by Bob Hartzler, ISU Department of Agronomy. The article provides some great advice on cover crop, especially winter cereal rye. 462 more words

Looking after our grass at Upton House and Gardens

We love to wander round our gardens in summer months, the grass under our feet on our way to explore the borders in flower. But, making sure this happens is a huge job undertaken by the Garden Team. 403 more words

The Garden

Day 15: Ocean

Standing at the water’s edge

Wind whipping round my face

As the waves roll on eternal.

Upon the precipice of man’s domain

The fearsome beast roars out… 54 more words


Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development

This TED talk, in contradiction to the one featured in my previous post, sees Johan Rockstrom suggest that preserving the climate is a top priority and that rapid advancements in technology and science can be the answer to the problems of climate change. 280 more words


Top Five Strategies to a Sustainable Site

As development continues its rebound the question remains if we will build better than we did before, the same, or worse.  The opportunity to build better sites, working with the landscape as opposed to against the landscape and working with the environmental assets on a property, is in actually not as difficult as one might image.  270 more words

Energy Conservation

Sustainable Chicago Public Vote Poster Competition Michelle Kogan

I’m Looking for your public vote for my poster design that was 1 of 20 selected for the Sustainable Chicago Poster Competition. This vote is for the people’s choice, and my poster is number 41. 94 more words

Michelle Kogan