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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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Take Action! Help Ban a Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children

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We’re reposting this petition we received from our friends at the Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN North America, or PANNA). PANNA works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. As one of five PAN Regional Centers worldwide, they link local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an […]

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Winter Snow May Not Be Done, But Spring Will Be Here Soon: Time to Prep Your Garden

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By Charlie Nardozzi, Horticulturist and Leonard Perry, University of Vermont Extension Horticulturist Reposted from The Big Blog of Gardening March 1, 2013 Spring arrives on March 20th this year, and there’s much to do before then to get your garden ready for the growing season. If you have fruit trees Spray horticultural oil on apple, plum, […]

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Greenwise Featured on New Site for the “Luxurious and Eco-Conscious Lifestyle”

Please take a moment to read the article about us featured on “The Green Connoisseur”,  a new website devoted to promoting the “luxurious and eco-conscious lifestyle”. Click here to read article. According to their site, The Green Connoisseur carefully and conscientiously delineates a criteria for all brands it reviews and discusses so that everything on its […]

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Soil Contains a Living Universe that Needs to be Nurtured

We came across the following blog post on The Living Seed Company’s website The Living Seed Company is “dedicated to the preservation of the genetic diversity in our food chain through the distribution and growing of open-pollinated seeds and educating about the life affirming art of seed saving.” We felt this article did a great […]

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