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Top 5 Most Popular Lawn Care Practices… and Why You Should STOP THEM IMMEDIATELY!

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Just because something is popular doesn’t mean it’s smart. We’re right to be skeptical when someone’s only reason for doing something a certain way is “that’s the way we’ve ALWAYS done it.” Doctors no longer prescribe applying leeches and beauty products & house paints no longer contain lead – both of which used to be […]

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Going Green Will Save Your Business Green

More companies are joining the charge to develop and invest in environmentally friendly work practices and environments — not just because its good for nature, but it’s also good for the bottom line. Companies are increasingly considering their environmental costs as a way to bolster their brand name and consumer confidence in their product. Outside […]

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Broken Promises: Despite Monsanto’s Assurances, Genetically Engineered Crops Result in INCREASED Pesticide Use

The following article originally appeared as a blog post at Beyond Pesticides (www.beyondpesticides.org). Beyond Pesticides works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides. Insecticide Sales Rise with Failure of Genetically Engineered Corn (Beyond Pesticides, May 24, 2013) Insecticide sales have soared over […]

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Magic Weed Killer? No Such Luck!

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We came across the following article in The Big Blog of Gardening, one of our favorite and most useful blogs about “organic gardening and organic lawn care tips. Delicious vegetables, a green lawn and beautiful flowers without chemicals.” Thanks to the author, Todd Heft, and our friends at The Big Blog of Gardening. And be sure […]

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Sadly, Dogs Readily Absorb Lawn Chemicals Linked to Cancer

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  Our friend and client Kathleen brought the following article from the Discovery Channel’s news source to our attention: Thanks for sharing this disturbing but vital information, Kathleen. If you see articles or blog posts you think the Greenwise family would be interested in reading, please email me ([email protected]) and I will post it to […]

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How To Grow Tomatoes And Other Vegetables In Containers

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We came across the following article in The Big Blog of Gardening, one of our favorite and most useful blogs about “organic gardening and organic lawn care tips. Delicious vegetables, a green lawn and beautiful flowers without chemicals.”. After reading the entry, we had a “we couldn’t have said it better ourselves” moment, so we’re […]

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It’s Been a Bad Year for Bees

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Unfortunately, the bad news continues for bee colonies due to the harmful and devastating effects of pesticides. The following article was reposted from this week’s The Week magazine: Colony collapse disorder, the mysterious scourge that has been killing off honeybees since 2005, has suddenly become a lot more deadly. This past winter, as many as half of all hives succumbed […]

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