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Green Gardening Secrets: Native Planting

“Going Native” has become a popular topic of discussion in green gardening communities, and landscaping companies are taking note. Building off of research that attests to the benefits of native planting, landscapers have begun offering their customers more native foliage options. 370 more words

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Green Gardening Secrets: Making a Rain Garden

In these hot, dry summer months, you may be looking for a way to conserve water and cut down on your bills without neglecting your plants. 721 more words

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Green Gardening Secrets: Compost!

Good, fertile soil is like black gold to gardeners. It is invaluable resource that, in many places across the U.S, is unfortunately hard to find. Regular applications of fertilizer can help add nutrients to nutrient-poor soil, but, for money-conscious gardeners, there is a cheaper, all-natural solution that can be made right at home. 622 more words

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Green Gardening Secrets: Building Ecosystems

Keeping a “green” garden is about more than the lushness of your plants. A green garden is a sustainable, energy-saving, eco-conscious garden that conserves limited (and expensive) resources like water and power by working more efficiently. 578 more words

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Mt. Cuba Part One: Formal Gardens

The Colonial Revival manor house built at Mt. Cuba in 1935 by the Lammot du Pont Copelands.

For Mother’s Day my family surprised me with a visit to… 756 more words

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Meet the EcoStar Summer Camp Staff

Green Venture is getting ready for their first EcoStar camp! With topics like Bugs & Blooms, H2Whoa that’s a lot of Water, and EcoExplorers, campers are sure to learn new skills and an appreciation for the environment around them.  416 more words

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R.A. Riddell School is going on a Green Venture

May 19, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

R.A. RIDDELL ELEMENTARY IS GOING ON A GREEN VENTURE

HAMILTON, ON – DEPAVE PARADISE (www.depaveparadise.ca) projects engage volunteers and neighbourhoods in communities across Canada, removing pavement and planting gardens filled with native species in its place. 343 more words

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