Hank D and the Bee: Onion Farming?

Hank D and the Bee: Onion Farming?

More on our Founding Farmers From Seattle Times: ‘Founding Gardeners’: How gardening and farming shaped the thinking of Washington, Jefferson, Adams and Madison Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.condominiums for sale in miamiимпала тревелпроцессор […]

3 ways to save energy and make your home more secure

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Energy costs can take some huge bites out of your checkbook, and even if you shut off every light after use and unplug all devices that are not being utilized, you might still be surprised when your power bill arrives in your mailbox. Fortunately, there are some additional things you can do that will make […]

A $10 fix to save a gallon of water per toilet flush

toilet water savings

Are you flushing a gallon of extra water down the drain when you, ahem, “take care of your business”? Many people are. The culprit is not the flush, itself, but how the toilet refills. The good news is that the fix could not be easier (and cheaper). Take a few minutes to test your toilet and possibly save boatloads of money on wasted water.

Acting green vs Buying green [INFOGRAPHIC]

Acting green vs buying green

Living greener is great, but do you have to buy a bunch of eco-friendly gadgets, gizmos and appliances, or is simply cultivating greener habits just as beneficial — if not even more so? Either step is a great one, but the answer to the question of which (acting greener vs buying greener) saves more energy, […]

Hank D and the Bee: Beach Closings

Hank D and the Bee: Beach Closings

Learn more about beach quality from the NRDC–Testing the Waters: A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches And parents and kids can take action and learn even more with Joel Harper’s book, movie, and interactive website All the Way to the Ocean. Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee […]

How busy parents can have healthy kids

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If you have kids, you know how hectic being a parent can be. If you have kids and a job that keeps you busy, chances are, sometimes certain sacrifices have to be made because there simply isn’t enough time. How many times have you sped into a McDonald’s drive-thru on your way home because you […]

How to use an old computer to stream media and files

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It’s a great day. You’ve just upgraded to a shiny new computer. But wait, now you have this not too terribly slow computer, with a huge hard drive full of files, pictures, and videos just sitting in the corner collecting dust. Isn’t there something you could do with that aging computer (that is now suffering from abandonment issues)? Yes there is!

5 ways to save the planet one person at a time

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With all the talk about saving the environment and leaving a better planet for our younger generations, it’s hard not to want to do your part. And while people tend to have a “one-person-CANNOT-make-a-difference” attitude, this simply is not true. The world is composed of a whole lot of individual people. Every step that is […]

Cuteness overload: Baby pandas on a slide [VIDEO]

baby pandas on a slide

We have posted lots of crazy cute animal videos over the years, but this one most definitely takes the cake. What more can I say than this is a video of baby pandas on a slide? Baby.pandas.on.a.slide. Yeah, that’s really all you need to know. Enjoy. [Source: Grist, via Christellar on Pinterest]букинистика продатьip телефон купитьAlliance […]

Wind-proof DIY patio umbrella stand doubles as planter

DIY patio umbrella planter

You have a patio. You have a patio table. You have a patio umbrella. Correction, you had a patio umbrella — the wind just blew it away. This great DIY idea shows you how to turn a decorative planter into a patio umbrella stand that will seemingly withstand all but hurricane force winds. And bonus, […]