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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

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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

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. 752 more words

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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