Category Archives: Home & Garden

Tips To Garden The Sustainable Way Around Your Home

By   October 27, 2016

“Go Green” and “Sustainability” are common catch phrases today. They are all about the right thing to.  And that includes in your gardens and your home. Here, we are going to provide tips on how to be sustainable with your home garden:

Water Conservation and Control

Your garden is planted with intentions of enjoying the beauty as well as the bounty.  So get the most from you can while contributing to the sustainability of Earth. A drip irrigation system and/or soaker hoses will use less water than oscillating sprinklers. Continue reading »

Choosing The Right Insulation Is More Than Just Looking At The R-Value

By   January 24, 2016

insulationThese days, we’re all trying to save money by reducing our energy use and making our homes “green”. And insulating it is obviously the first step.  But what may not be as obvious is choosing which insulation material to use that is the “greenest” and will give you the return for the dollar.

Many of the better insulators have chemicals in them which have an impact on the climate and our health. But then there are products that are made with recycled materials that are good for certain situations or even impossible to obtain. Continue reading »

How Smart Should Your Thermostat Be?

By   January 23, 2016

green livingIn the effort for everyone to practice green living, there are several manufacturers that have several smart thermostats available today on the market. There are so many in fact, that it makes it difficult to choose the right one. You want a thermostat that is affordable, easy to install, and simple to program. You also want to know that it is going to be a money saver in the long run! Continue reading »