Archive for Category: "Green Ideas"
I discovered a shockingly easy trouble-free way to murder fruit flies. Why? Because fruit flies have played the role of evil arch nemesis in my household long enough. They fly in front of my face and refuse to be caught. They ignore my expensive fruit fly traps. They’re like little evil arch villains torturing me […]
It is fall. The time when leaves fall to their suicide deaths and life is chilly, filled with apple cider, and cool mornings. School has started. Gardens are closing. Now is the time to grab some of that healthy outdoors; take walks with your family and partner simply to experience nature in a new way […]
September and early October is the time when gardeners in the north start to harvest the last of that organic vegetable goodness and close up their gardens. This is the perfect opportunity to consider introducing your community to a green and healthy idea: organic food grown without chemicals. Donate your over abundant produce to the […]
Want an all natural and super-green way to decorate your home for fall? How about gathering up the remainder of your fall garden flowers, seed heads, and vegetables to build some incredible arrangements for your front patio or bed stand? If you have an organic garden, like I do, then both the flowers and vegetables […]
Dear Mr. Peter J. McDonald, CEO of SuperMedia, Inc., I am writing you in hopes that you’ll answer this question; “Why are you promising the American public that you will put them on OPT OUT lists from your yellow pages books as they have requested because of environmental concerns, then do not follow through with […]
Do you have easy access to an eWaste recycling facility near your home? No? I have a terrific green answer for you: contact an eWaste recycling center like Vintage Tech Recyclers, which is a certified eWaste recycling company near me, and have them come pick up at your home. Most recyclers will charge you a […]
While walking through a community garden not long ago, I spotted this creative green idea for a wide garden gate: reusing an old metal headboard. I love the concept of reusing something old and making it useful and this certainly fits that description. You could easily drill in hinges and screws, but this smart gardener […]
Last summer while I am driving through Indiana I have the windows open and the sweet smell of corn field drifts into the window. I come upon this old beater car parked along the roadside in middle of a field of clover. I pull over and take photos and I am fascinated by the car and […]
Members of the Warrenville in Bloom organization, a local non-profit that promotes city beautification in my community, came by and helped me dig up a bunch of plants in the front garden this month. They are reselling the plants on Arbor Day to help raise funds and also promote gardening in our community. Half-way through […]
Stop Throwing Yucky Cigarette Butts On The Ground – Earth Is Not Your Ashtray and Taxpayers Are Paying For It!
Did you know that cigarette butt litter makes an impact economically and environmentally in your community? I see it every day and am shocked by drivers who pitch their disgusting cigarette butts out of car windows and on the sidewalks as they are walking from their car to stores and businesses. Doing this is more […]