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5 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Sustainability

These days, more and more people are concerned about the environment. It’s a fantastic way to teach kids about the planet and how to be a responsible steward of what we’ve been given. By practicing sustainability and teaching them how to do it, too, we can...

What Green Trends Can You Expect to See in 2020?

With people concerned about the planet’s rising temperature — and the irreversible damage it could cause — sustainability is becoming a widespread concept. Individuals and corporations alike look for ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions, decrease reliance on electricity and reduce waste. If you’re focused on...

Timely Garden Tips from Wild Iris Living

How and when to cut back ornamental grasses: once they start to green up, prune them back to 4-6”, leaving a slightly domed shape vs. a flat, unattractive appearance.  Some varieties may not show signs of life for another few weeks. http://gardenclub.homedepot.com/cut-back-ornamental-grasses/ Think about planting more...

COLOR MY EARTH BEAUTIFUL: An Invitation

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Looking for activities for all ages while you are social distancing? Use whatever materials you have at home to color this poster to celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary. Print as many as you want (artist Ken Hamburger gives copy...

Are Electric Vehicles Going Mainstream?

There are over 3 million electric cars on the road worldwide, and their numbers are growing rapidly. The switch to electric vehicles (EVs) is surging in popularity, driven by environmental awareness, government subsidies, and better technology. In addition, EVs are cheaper to run and have lower maintenance costs. But just...