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Magic Weed Killer? No Such Luck!


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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It’s Been a Bad Year for Bees

it's been a bad year for bees...

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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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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Take Action! Tell the EPA We Do Not Want Another Bee-Harming Pesticide

We recently received the following email from the Pesticide Action Network North America ( and felt it was important enough to share. Please read the email and if you agree, like we do, that the EPA should NOT approve another bee-harming pesticide  please sign the petition at the link below before February 12th!  As always, we welcome your feedback.   Dear Greenwise, […]

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Give Me Organic Lawn Care or Give Me Death!

Lewis Grizzard had the right idea when he wrote in his novel Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You, “Spring is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.” Indeed, even though we are under snow today, it is time to begin to think about the spring blooms and green grass right around the […]

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