Household water use swells in the summer due to irrigation of lawns and gardens. And as much as 50% of the water we use outdoors is wasted from inefficient watering methods and systems.
Tips to learn what to do with your autumn leaves so that they nourish the soil and not unwanted algae.
Trees provide beauty and financial value to your property, but they also benefit the environment in so many ways.
Before choosing a garden space, consider how the land was used in the past. Urban soil is often low in nutrients, packed down and may contain harmful chemicals. Here are some tips to help you to have a healthy garden.
Your underground septic system needs to be properly designed, installed, and maintained to protect drinking wells and the quality of nearby lakes and streams.
Snow removal is not one-size-fits-all. You can do it better, cheaper and pollution-free.
You play an important role in helping to preserve species and biodiversity in your own yard by landscaping and gardening with native plants.
If you own property along a shoreline, what should do you do when you find out your lake has been placed on the Impaired Waters list?
For many of us Minnesotans, summer means getting out in the yard and garden. Here are a few tips to help give your lawn and garden an environmentally friendly boost this year.
How you care for all the green and growing things in your yard can have a big impact on Minnesota's air, water, and waste.
When it rains, water can’t soak into impervious surfaces like rooftops, driveways, and roads. Instead, it runs off into streets and storm sewers creating stormwater. You can help keep our lakes and rivers clean by capturing rainwater in your yard.