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A Simple Trick to Save Water, Save $ and Save the Planet

California faces its most severe drought emergency in decades; we are now in our 3rd consecutive year of below-normal rainfall. Governor Jerry Brown has called for Californians to reduce water use by 20 percent voluntarily, and mandatory rationing could be … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Stay Off The Grass!

A number of common herbicides (weed killers) have been linked to breast cancer. Several herbicides are made from chemicals known to be endocrine disruptors and are believed to be implicated in increasing the risk for breast cancer. Not only do … Continue reading

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Earth Day For Kids- Create Your Own Garden

Showing your little one’s how to recycle is a great way to make a big impact in their future, and it’s not just recycling cans, paper or plastic anymore either.  Left over scrapes from dinner can become an interesting project … Continue reading

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Planning Your Landscaping – Which Are The Best Trees For Shade?

At the end of last year we took out our massive Ficus tree as it’s thirsty roots were a danger to our plumbing, and its weighty branches and even bigger danger to ours and our neighbors houses. However this will … Continue reading

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Outdoor Living – Eco-Friendly Paving

The weather is warming up in So Cal (sorry north east) & we are enjoying more outdoor living once more, but due to rain and tree growth we have a number of bare areas where the grass has turned to … Continue reading

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June 12th is Red Rose Day

Red Rose Day Red Rose Day dedicated to America’s favorite flower…..the red rose. Did you know each rose color sends a different meaning? A red rose signifies love. In June this is particularly appropriate, as June is by far the most … Continue reading

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