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You don’t need to be a die-hard environmentalist to lead a green lifestyle. Follow these guides and you and your family can go green in your everyday lives.


Vermicomposting: Put the worms to work

Composting is the process of decomposing plant remains and other food scraps to make an earthy, dark, crumbly soil, like humus, that is excellent for adding to houseplants or...
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Patio Farmer: The World of Container Gardening

In tight urban areas, planting a full-size garden is often impossible. Add to that the time required to keep up a garden, and for many people living their busy...
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Companion Planting: Tips to Better Gardening

As the gardening season begins across North America, gardeners are looking for ways to reduce their environmental footprint. At the same time, however, they want to maintain their yields,...

Why Every Gardener Should Adopt Naturescaping

Naturescaping, also called natural landscaping, is an idea that supports local biodiversity, rather than some sort of static, externally-defined concept of what a yard “should” look like. In naturescaping, gardeners...
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How Much Power Do YOU Use?

Every month or two, we look at our power bills, and wonder “How could we have used THAT much power?” The only information provided by that bill is the...
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The Mom’s Green Survival Pack

Each evening before I hit the hay, I find myself checking my purse, (or large bag I should say, this is no evening accessory but a serious sized sack,...
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Let’s paint the town milk

With spring cleaning making your house sparkle and gleam you are starting to notice some things around the house, patio, backyard or balcony, may need a little sprucing up....

The Ideal Gift For That New Bundle of Joy

Spring officially arrives in the Northern Hemisphere this Saturday and according to the lexicon of Disney, this means many little bundles of joy are headed our way. Inevitably around...
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St. Patty’s Day, the Perfect Day to Try Some “green” Local Wine

Our clocks jumped forward, the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade partied through the Toronto streets and we are seeing lots of rain instead of snow. Yup, its official, spring...
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Five Ways To Go Green Today!

After watching world leaders bicker, argue, accuse then pose for a photo op, one wonders is anything will ever be done to better our environment, at least at that...


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