Want to celebrate a friend’s or family member’s accomplishment, or say “I love you” to that special someone? While cut flowers are the gift of choice in these situations, there are alternatives that don’t involve damaging or killing plants. Here are five options.
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Gardening’s often a solitary endeavor, but sometimes you want to swap stories and tips with fellow planting enthusiasts. These four meetups around the United States provide opportunities for socializing with other gardeners.
Not ready to green every aspect of your life? Your choices as a consumer make for a relatively painless way to start living more responsibly… and these five online tools can help you do it.
Decorating for the holidays is a pastime treasured by many, perhaps even most, of us, allowing us to celebrate fun-filled events like Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas in unique style both inside the house and out. Outdoor decorating, in particular, presents nearly unlimited possibilities for stylish holiday celebration. Get in the holiday spirit with these six upcycled holiday ideas for your backyard.
Don’t have yard space for a garden? You can still grow your own vegetables and flowers indoors, and these three iPhone apps can help.
Looking to get started as a gardener, or add a little design flair to your efforts? These instructional graphics give you all the details for four very cool (and very different) gardening projects.
Here are six super simple, functional upcycling hacks based around common objects to help you organize clutter around the house.
If getting together with other crafty folks in order to share thoughts, ideas, tools and materials sounds like your cup of tea, here are six of the best DIY and upcycling meetups around the world.
Your bathroom may be the least appealing room in your house by definition of purpose but that doesn’t mean that it can’t serve as an oasis of peace and solitude! While many aspects of your water closet determine exactly how appealing it is, there is no denying the power of the bath mat in setting a tone of design and usefulness as your bathroom’s centerpiece.
Got hundreds or thousands of LEGO bricks lying around, and thinking about trashing them? Don’t – you can make useful items with those “toys.” Here are ten ways that others have upcycled LEGO bricks.
If you’re an environmentally minded person then there may be no better city to live in than beautiful San Francisco, California. Well known for its strong political stance on many “green” issues and sporting a population long admired for its liberal ideas and social conscience, San Francisco offers some of the best events available to broaden your environmental horizons by educating, teaching skills and organizing like-minded people via a broad array of fun, appealing events.
These examples of old eyeglass use show how either a small part of the pair, or the entire pair, can be re-appropriated in a simple way that can be done at home.
Want to be more green? There’s an app for that. In fact, there are so many apps for that that writing an honest review of them is pretty difficult. We would be sitting here for days, maybe weeks trying to trudge through them all. Some of them are fairly useless when it comes right down […]