Grass lawns are the nation’s largest irrigated “crop” by surface area. Fortunately, there are environmentally friendly alternatives like flowering lawns that can transform your yard into a bee haven.
Burning your household garbage is dangerous to your health and our environment. If you're still using a burn barrel, wood stove, or fire-pit for your trash, it's time for a change.
Summer is an ideal time to work on home improvements that will help your home last longer, keep you healthy, and increase energy efficiency. Take a walk around your home and assess what improvements need doing this summer.
Even though wood is natural, we need to be careful about burning wood. Burning wood can impact the health of your family and others around you.
Breathing smoke from backyard fires can be hazardous to our health.
Treating wood with chemical preservatives or pesticides lengthens its useful life and conserves trees, but some of the chemicals used in treating wood are toxic to people and the environment.