Saving water not only helps out your bank account, it’s also environmentally friendly and lowers the demand on the water supply.
Even though the temperatures are starting to cool down across most of the country, there is plenty of time to harvest vegetables this fall.
The Pros and Cons of DIY Landscaping Get exercise and save money by tending to your backyard or garden yourself
Landscaping your own garden or backyard yourself is a great way to save money and get in touch with the land surrounding your home.
If you want a greener pet burial, the backyard might still be the best option, but otherwise opt for aquamation over cremation.
Backyard firepits provide a nice ambience but neighbors wonder whether the wood smoke is compromising their air quality especially as they leave windows open during the warmer months.
Perhaps this is the year you’ve decided to finally get on board with the biggest trend in eco homesteading—backyard chickens…
Dear EarthTalk: My husband and I want to start a garden this year. I really want to make compost from leftover food scraps and yard materials. He says it will attract unwanted animals, and refuses to agree to it. Is he right? If so, how do we deal with that issue in a green-friendly, non-lethal way?
Dear EarthTalk: What happens to major appliances that get carted off when new ones take their place? We have a dishwasher and a refrigerator that are both on the blink now and may need replacement. I’d rather fix them than buy new, even if it’s more expensive to do so, because I don’t want to add these big clunkers to the waste stream. What’s your take on this?
In-vessel Composting Offers Great Green Promise
Any ideas for how to make my backyard more attractive to wildlife? I would like to be part of the solution to our wildlife extinction problem…