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Composting in the Snow

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 11, 2014

If you love gardening, chances are good that you don't view winter as hibernation season. Instead, you want to keep busy with your hobby (obsession?), even when the weather is too chilly...


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13 Things You May Not Be Allowed to Do in Your Backyard

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 06, 2014

A man's -- or woman's -- home is their castle, correct? Well … sometimes. Although you might think you have the right to do whatever you want in the privacy of your backyard,...


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17 Things You Never Knew About Turkeys

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 26, 2014

1. Turkey is the star of Thanksgiving dinner for 88 percent of all Americans, who eat a total of 46 million of these tasty fowl on the fourth Thursday in November. Although Canadians...


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Eco-Friendly Ideas for Awesome Halloween Crafts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 25, 2014

Just like when watching a horror movie has you glued to the edge of your seat waiting for the next scream-worthy moment, the anticipation of a happily haunted evening is a big part...


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The Risks of Repurposing Egg Cartons

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 01, 2014

Repurposing is a way of life these days, reducing the amount of usable items that end up in landfills, as well as saving money and stimulating creativity. One common item, the humble...


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13 Out-of-the-Box Benefits of Home Gardens

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 29, 2014

After a long cold winter, people all over North America are rushing to start work on their gardens. Besides the color pop of a gorgeous flowerbed or the...


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Ugh, What Happened to the Compost?!

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 19, 2014

Ah, compost. That rich, earthy smell, those happy worms, those organic materials breaking down to provide fantastic soil for nourishing your garden. You just want to stick your hands...


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Clearing Up After the Holidays

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 26, 2013

The holidays tend to generate large volumes of waste as you raise the roof with your celebrations. You've got wrappings; old tech and other discards replaced by shiny new presents;...