What are the three R’s of a green home? Reduce, reuse, and remodel!
As described by Trulia blogger Michelle Hainer, an “Agrihood” are a distant cousin of the golf club communities that originated in the 90’s, except instead of having access to golfing, tennis, and a clubhouse, an “Agrihood” is designed to feature a farm, natural landscapes, locally grown produce, and eco-friendly homes.
There’s nothing to not like about a succulent. Succulents are plants that are made for people who don’t have a green thumb, but wish to reap the benefits of plant ownership (increased air quality, fun to look at, or whatever the reason for wanting a plant).
So for those who want to spruce up their living space but don't want to commit to needy greenery, consider the succulent as the pet rock of plants.
There are a few ways to combat pests naturally, without sacrificing the plants you’ve worked so lovingly to nurture and grow! Fix.com gives numerous tips on how to keep pests at bay by keeping an eye on your plants, using barriers, and have even provided some awesome organic sprays and remedies.
The question occurs to you now and again: am I wasting too much water? The supply of clean, usable water is decreasing faster than it can be replenished, according to eLocal.com. The next question is, what can you do in your home to stop wasting water?
Keeping a lush, manicured garden is a must for any home, whether you’re into planting in pots or sowing seeds of wild flower and tomatoes. Maintaining a well-watered garden doesn’t have to be a drain on your water bill. Here are a few reasons to have a rain barrel and why!
We are always digging in to new ways for you to make your home a greener, happier place, as easily as possible! Some of these tips and tricks may be contrary to your everyday routine, but are easy ways to eliminate unnecessary energy and natural resource use.
Unfortunately the air in your home or in certain rooms of your home can become stale or musty. But you don’t have to live with it and refreshing the air in your room doesn’t have to involved aerosol sprays and chemical laden plug-ins. Helloglow.co has compiled a list of some all natural, DIY ways to improve refresh the air in your home using recycled materials!
5 Houseplants for Indoor Air
There are more ways to purify air than just changing your air filters, and liven up the interior of your home by doing so! Here is a list of five house plants that are great for improving your indoor air quality.