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Eco-Friendly Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Today’s homeowners are becoming savvier than ever by incorporating smart technology and energy-efficient lighting solutions into their outdoor spaces. Transform your landscape by trying some of these ideas for eco-friendly outdoor lighting.

The Benefits of a Clover Lawn Eco-Friendly Lawn Alternative

The Benefits of a Clover Lawn Eco-Friendly Lawn Alternative

Before the 1950′s, clover was considered an essential and desired part of lawns. Then 2,4D broadleaf killer came on the market and smart marketing by the chemical companies influenced homeowners that anything but grass in their lawn was a weed. Clover’s benefits include high drought tolerance and nitrogen fixation – which make for an attractive and low maintenance “green” green lawn – no chemicals or fertilizer needed. Traditional manicured lawns use tons of water, broad leaf weed killers, and fertilizer. Adding clover to your lawn can end the need for this waste.

8 Amazing Eco-Friendly Fencing Options

8 Amazing Eco-Friendly Fencing Options

Think your stuck with either wood or chain link for fencing for your yard? Think again. Woven hurdles, recycled composite fences, and living privacy tree lines are just some of the many eco-friendly fencing options you’re about to discover. Even traditional wood fences can be an excellent earth-friendly option when you choose an FSC-certified manufacturer.

DIY Planting a Living Green Roof

DIY Planting a Living Green Roof

"Green Roof", Photo courtesy Ryan Somma, Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. One of the most important decisions when building a green home is choosing a roof type. Because the energy efficiency of a home often comes down to heating and cooling, it is of utmost importance...

An Unexpected Eco-Lawn Alternative: Thyme

An Unexpected Eco-Lawn Alternative: Thyme

In an effort to reduce water use and time spent caring for lawns, some gardeners are replacing their turf with thyme. Thyme is an ideal eco-lawn alternative. It requires less water, is generally tough (see “walking on thyme” below), drought resistant, hardy all the...

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