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7 Emissions-Free Landscaping Tools

Posted 07.19.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Given that conventional lawn mowers and other gas-powered landscaping tools hold the dubious distinction...

Julianne Moore's Garden and 6 Ways to Prevent Air Pollution in Your Garden

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Gardens in full bloom need constant maintenance. How do you keep your outdoor space well tended, and also keep the garden air clean?

How To Have An Oil-Free Garden

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Cristina Santiestevan of Organic Gardening Magazine: The disastrous BP oil spill reminded the world that drilling comes with a heavy cost. But...

Saving Money in the Garden: 7 Earthly Tips

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Annie Spiegelman

1. As a master gardener, I am slightly obsessed with compost! 2. Learn how to make cuttings and divide plants of your own.

PHOTOS: The Miraculous World Of Companion Planting

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Companion planting is one of the most beneficial and miraculous gardening techniques. Whether you decide to match vegetables with other vegetables, ve...

People Sustainability

Anne Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Phillips

Folks that are very concerned about doing the right thing for the environment seem to not think twice about paying a very low wage to the people performing a very important service for them.

The Dirty Little Secret in Your Garden

Anne Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Phillips

Gas-powered mowers, blowers and weed whackers can't cause that much pollution right? Think again.

Sustainable Landscapes: How Green Is Your Garden?

New York Times | Anne Raver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I couldn't believe that the giant goldenrod was still blooming in late December, when the temperature was only 32 degrees. But there it was, its curvy...

Solar Panels & Wind Turbines Power NYC Community Garden

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

Bette Midler and Target Launch Green Community Garden: Wind & Solar Power, LED Lighting, Rainwater Collection, Composting (full press release here) ...

How To Green Your Grocery List

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It can be hard to focus on eating greener when the very staples you need cost more than usual. Fortunately, there's a veritable cornucopia of ways to ...

How Eco Homes Save You Money

Planet Green | Elizabeth Seward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's a rumor going around that needs to be uprooted: ECO-friendly homes cost more money. This is just absolutely false. Sure, purchasing Leonardo D...