Trees from an environmentally-based art installation are replanted in Hudson River Park after the exhibition concludes.
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If you’re thinking about getting tickets to see a 2017 Red Sox game at historic Fenway Park in Boston, may I recommend choosing seats near the State Street Pavilion? You’ll not only have a clear view all the way from home plate to the Green Monster, you’ll be able to look down over the rooftop […]
Green festivals incorporate environmental considerations to minimize their negative impacts through reduction of waste, water, and energy, use of fair trade or organic food, incorporating local suppliers and locally sourced products, and providing education about environmental impacts. A green festival is so much fun! This year’s Green Festival Expo in San Francisco will take place November […]
If you want to grow your own food, but don’t have a yard to plant in, raised bed gardening might be the solution for you. In fact, even if you DO have a yard, the benefits of raised bed gardening are such that you might want to forgo the soil and build a bed anyway. […]
With Halloween just around the corner, it won’t be long before you find yourself burdened with sagging, smelly old jack-o-lanterns. Some people choose to smash their rotting pumpkins out in the streets or against their garage doors, while others simply throw them in the trash. But is this really the smart thing to do?
October is the month of harvest: pumpkins are harvested for jack o’ lanterns and winter squashes are picked to be stored for Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. Pumpkins and winter squash can be harvested and stored through much of the winter – if you know how to choose, grow and store them properly. Is there a difference […]
You’ve spent hours measuring, sketching dreaming of safe fresh food from your own garden. You’ve even determined what vegetable plants you want to grow, such as garlic, and not grow, such as artichokes. Yet it has come to the point in the plan where you see those squiggly round circles that designate fruit trees when […]
With school out for summer you may be one of the many teachers or students who finds themselves with free time on their hands. My mother is a teacher, and a few days ago she mentioned that she was worried about becoming lazy without the extra work during her summer holiday. Though this particular summer […]
Green Living Ideas is happy to welcome our newest writer, Jami Scholl. Jami is a Life Coach for WellBeing with a passion for creating beautiful permaculture gardens and food abundant communities. She is co-developing the area of PermaCoaching, and has experience in the areas where food, health and politics meet. She is an all-around creative, […]
Two effective, pesticide free ways of sustaining an organic healthy garden.
If there’s one thing that humans do better than any other animal on this planet, it’s taking up space. Since the dawn of the agricultural revolution, man has been fueled by an endless quest to grow, expand, and conquer every horizon that dares get in his way. With this spirit it could be suggested that vertical hydroponics are just another evolution of the same idea, tackling the problems of land scarcity the same way John D. Rockefeller did with New York’s overpopulation in the 1900’s.
More and more families are looking to go green and save green growing their own garden. Here are tips if you have limited space.
According to the National Gardening Association, more than 43 million Americans grow food in their gardens. We spent more than 2.5 billions dollars in 2008 and spend upwards of 5 hours a week tending to our foods we grow. And return on our investment for all the hard work and money? 21 billion dollars in […]
How to grow alfalfa sprouts
Before you pull up a chair and Grandma’s delicate China tea set, read about how to make this garden libation which will not only replace toxic fertilizers and chemicals, but will make use of your kitchen leftovers. Here is a simple way to make compost tea this week.
Permaculture is an emerging method of sustainable agriculture, focused on maintaining harmony with the native ecosystem.