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

May 19, 2016



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


Creating beautiful green (Originally Published in New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine)

Helen Mills, vice-president of Green Gardeners, says that when you are inside at night and you hear a rustling outside, you may think it is the leaves in the wind. 790 more words

Writing (all Kinds)

Green Gardening (with a splash or two of red)

Spring announces her arrival and I suddenly realise that the garden needs and awful lot of love and affection before the season truly begins.  Amongst the countless chores that need to be done is one that I’ve been putting off ‘forever’; emptying the first of three large compost bins that have been quietly ruminating for several years!   341 more words


Four Shades of Green

An update on our grass alternative beds

EcoHouse is getting greener — four shades greener to be exact!  Last summer we established four small test plots for different types of lawn alternatives, right in our own front yard.  323 more words


The more you look the more you see. Powis Castle. Perfect wild garden. Not what you think!

I’ve spent most of the day recording a radio program with Iolo Williams and the team at Powis castle for the BBC. The program is exploring various facets of wild gardening for nature. 275 more words

National Trust

A Greener Baby

While it could be said that having a baby is not the best thing for the environment, we have certainly tried our best to reduce our little boy’s impact on the planet and build a better future for him. 707 more words


How to green your greenhouse!

Paul and I were guests of the Fit for the Future network and the Ashden Award in a perfectly formed National Trust property in the South East called… 178 more words

National Trust