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Spice World

I’ve discovered a native shrub-tree that is a real find for gardeners. The native spicebush (Lindera benzoin) is a species that has lots to offer both the gardener and local biodiversity. 837 more words


Pollination with a purpose. Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park has had quite a transformation. This is the first park in English Avenue, a historic Atlanta neighborhood which is currently undergoing a large number of innovative community projects to revitalize the area.  345 more words

Buzz Flash

Kids in American Samoa: Fighting stormwater runoff, one rain garden at a time!

By guest AIC blogger, Sabrina Woofter, Coral Reef Management Fellow, American Samoa Coral Reef Advisory Group

Le Tausagi, an outreach group comprised of staff from American Samoa environmental and youth agencies, held their annual Enviro Discoveries Summer Camp on July 14th and 15th, 2016. 222 more words

Coral Reefs

StormWater Wisdom

Every time it rains, a bit more of the soil around my house erodes away. We don’t have any gutters currently and most of the lot slopes down a bit towards the creek. 1,003 more words

Other Green Things

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


Landscaping ... The End is Nigh

The end of May saw our landscapers return after a slight hiatus whilst they created a show home garden at Oran Park. The irrigation people also turned up and installed a Hunter X-Core computerised system so it was all systems go. 721 more words

NC State horticulture experts work to restore the garden beauty to rain gardens

Scientists at North Carolina State University are working to keep rain gardens beautiful and functional.

Originally designed as natural water filtration systems for urban runoff, capturing and treating water coming from a roof or parking lot rather than allowing the water to flow into a storm drain, rain gardens have become scenic areas of their own. 894 more words