The Inspirational Native American Code of Ethics

We have no idea where this Native American list of ethics came from – tried to look but jeeez, it’s all over the place! Didn’t stop me from posting it though! It’s just awesome and thought ya might like it.

Earth Day 2012: Environmental Myths & Facts

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” -Mahatma Gandhi These times we are in can be confusing because so much information is at our fingertips any time we want it.

Benefits of a Push Reel Lawn Mower

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.” ~Marshall McLuhan A little more than a year ago we moved out of our condo with a patio and moved into a house with a yard. As usual, the home didn’t

The Art of Cheap Window Cleaning

“Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” –Benjamin Franklin One day I sat outside of my partner’s place of work waiting to pick him up and I saw a sign in their window for windshield cleaner fluid for the car.

Two Seconds of Comfort Kills Old Growth Forests

“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.“ -Helen Keller Let us ask you this question: Is your two seconds of comfort really worth the destruction of the planet’s trees and old growth forests?

Small Business Saturday Plant Sale!

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle   First there was Black Friday, then came Cyber Monday, now there is Small Business Saturday on November 26th! The 2nd annual Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.

Clean-Up! The Party is Over

“Don’t agonize, organize.” ~Florynce R. Kennedy The party is over, the guests have gone, and it’s that dreaded day after when we see the fallout of a massive Halloween bomb that exploded in your home. Now it’s time to clean-up.

Environmental Benefits of Composting

“Only after the last tree has been cut down …the last river has been poisoned …the last fish caught, only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.” -Cree Indian Prophesy Composting is a no-brainer because it provides us with free fertilizer

Going Organic and Need Some Help?

“When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.” -David Orr These days it can be overwhelming when trying to figure out where to get organic products.