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Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Written by: Jessie Golem

This week, we updated the green roof demo at EcoHouse with some Sedums! A green roof or living roof is a roof of a… 372 more words


Adventures in Turtle Rescue

Written by: Ashley Keenan

Every now and again things happen unexpectedly that can provide surprise opportunities for environmentalism in daily life.

This lesson was quickly learned by Green Venture’s Garden Coordinator Julia Shulist when preparing to launch the Riverdale Community Garden Project. 644 more words

Green Gardening

Best New Green Technology Building Materials

The growing consciousness on promoting environmental sustainability in modern construction has inspired a lot of innovations. In the recent USGBC green construction conference that was held in San Francisco, a lot of green building concepts were showcased to the over 30,000 participants. 310 more words

Green Technology

Composting Basics For The Absolute Beginner

Compost works wonders on garden soil. You can buy a large quantity from shops but it’s always better to make your own. After all, it’s free, it’s easy, and it allows you to turn waste into something useful. 352 more words


Easiest Vegetables And Herbs To Grow Yourself

We often want to plant things in the spring and summer. If you love growing your own food but don’t have enough outdoor garden space, there many easy vegetables to grow in containers, including tomatoes, cucumbers, rosemary, oregano, and almost anything else you’d normally grow in a garden. 303 more words


Planting Thoughts of Spring

In this picture, I imagine that days like these will soon enough return. They will be warm, green, nourishing. In them too, I claim a living room, a living space for “tending,” for emptying out and filling myself up again with deep, deep breaths. 42 more words

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Designing a Garden the Permaculture Way

My Dad is a very skilled gardener and I’ve grown up with plants and growing as second nature. So the concept of doing a permaculture design of my postage stamp of a back garden here in Bristol seemed a little silly and counter intuitive.  1,161 more words