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Going green with indoor gardening containers

Going green with indoor gardening containers

When the weather gets warmer, one thinks of spring and gardening.  Those who don’t have available space to plant a garden can still go green by starting an indoor garden in recycled containers. Need a little inspiration to get your garden started in containers but don’t have a lot of extra cash? Go green by […]

Solar power emerging as viable green energy

Solar power emerging as viable green energy

2017 is here, and solar power is emerging as a viable green sustainable energy source.  Costs are dropping for this clean energy, which is a trend that’s likely to continue in the foreseeable future, according to Mother Earth Living. The way we produce energy now is changing thanks to market forces, consumer choices and government […]

Enjoy a jolly green Christmas this year

Enjoy a jolly green Christmas this year

As the holiday gift-giving season approaches, we often are filled with a sense of dread. How will we ever find the perfect gift for everyone on our list, the time to finish shopping and the money to pay for all the stuff we need to buy? The frenzied pressure starts before Black Friday when we […]

GOING GREEN – Avoiding food waste is green

GOING GREEN – Avoiding food waste is green

When America’s thrifty “green” pioneers butchered a pig, they made use of everything but the squeal. No food from the pig was wasted. To make our earth more sustainable today, we should learn to not waste food.  Over 40% of the food in the U.S. goes to waste, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization, […]

Make a difference with simple earth friendly tips

Make a difference with simple earth friendly tips

One easy way to become more earth friendly to our planet is to get outside and appreciate the environment. Whether that means walking, biking, or some other fun outdoor activity. The hot dog days of summer are over when we hovered indoors to avoid the heat. Now it is time to get outside and marvel […]

GOING GREEN – Bug off—the green way

GOING GREEN – Bug off—the green way

This seems to be a buggy year.  I have noticed more insects wanting to find homes in our house and yard. I want to keep bugs away, but I don’t want to harm the environment with toxic, harmful pesticides. Luckily modern green technology coupled with old-time remedies can help solve this problem. Recently I discovered […]

Trash becomes treasure with recycled eggshells in your garden

Trash becomes treasure with recycled eggshells in your garden

What are some ways to go green to benefit your garden and also reduce organic household waste? Try recycling eggshells to enrich your soils so you can have a more productive garden. Don’t you love it when trash suddenly becomes a treasure? An eggshell is the exterior covering of an egg. The U.S. food industry […]

GOING GREEN- Make some green with a garage sale

GOING GREEN- Make some green with a garage sale

June seems to mark the beginning of the garage sale season in Colorado. You begin to see garage sale signs popping up along busy streets. It’s a profitable green way to recycle your unwanted things. I have conducted garage sales in my own yard and also managed garage and estate sales for charities. The difference […]

GOING GREEN – Green ways to dispose of unwanted books

GOING GREEN – Green ways to dispose of unwanted books

What are some green ways to dispose of those dusty books sitting on a shelf or in boxes in your garage?  If you find books feel too much like family, maybe you should give them to interested family members. However, if you really enjoy reading books, you might want to join a book swap club […]

GOING GREEN – Reap big home energy savings now and later

GOING GREEN – Reap big home energy savings now and later

Baby, it’s been cold outside and home energy bills in Colorado are skyrocketing.  Have you ever checked to see how much insulation is in your attic?  Have you ever felt cold breezes coming around your single-pane windows?  Have you considered replacing your outdated heating and cooling equipment?  If your insulation, windows, heating and air conditioning […]

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