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Leave Your Leaves or Kick ‘Em to the Curb?

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Either Way, You Still Need to Rake Your Leaves. (Sorry.) There’s a story making the rounds in the media claiming that raking fall leaf debris ‘has been declared overrated, harmful, and all-around terrible by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF).’ (Yahoo! News, November 10th) While this might seem like welcome news to overworked homeowners, don’t burn your […]

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Making Winter ‘Green’: Prevention Plays Key Role in Eco-Friendly Snow Clearing Services

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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” –Benjamin Franklin Snow clearing is a dirty business. It’s generally run as an emergency response service with the focus on clearing snow after it has accumulated. This reactive approach to snow clearing leads to dumping lots of rock salt and other environmentally damaging materials on top of […]

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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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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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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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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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Make a Resolution in 2013 to “Take the Better Gardener Pledge”

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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