In the United States alone, wind-generating capacity grew nearly 40 percent each year in the span from 2004 to 2009. With the increase in energy demands, it is expected to grow even faster in the coming years. This means job opportunities for employees seeking careers in a new high-tech industry. Wind farms are only part of the equation—technicians and workers will be needed in factories and offices to design and manufacture the turbines and all their system components.
Environmental horticulturist Kim Eierman Launches Campaign to Help Bees and Pollinators with Home Gardening Practices
Piggybacking off the White House’s May release of the Pollinator Research Action Plan, environmental horticulturist Kim Eierman is launching a campaign to make American homeowners and gardeners aware of strategies they can implement in their own gardens and yards in support of pollinators. Eierman will speak about pollinators at workshops, classes and events across the country in the coming year, to spread her message.
Your house isn’t just a place to rest your head at night. It’s where you raise your children, celebrate holidays and family milestones, and much more. There are few better feelings than returning home on Friday night after a long week and the weekend ahead of you, full of lazy promise.
Unless of course you notice your yard looks like a jungle. Suddenly, you may be looking at a weekend of labor: weeding, mulching, scrubbing, mowing, and more.
Gardening enthusiasts are generally aware of how beneficial greenhouses are for their needs. While some gardeners may be skeptical about their ability to grow their own greenhouses, the reality is that these structures are highly useful for gardening and offer several advantages. This advanced gardening technique is a worthwhile investment that everyone can partake in.
Upcycling, the process of taking something that most would throw away and turning it into something beautiful, is rising in popularity quickly and one of the most popular areas to utilize upcycling is in your gardens. There are hundreds of amazing upcycling projects out there for the garden, but these are some of my very favorites.
About a week ago, my mom sent me the link to this article Homemade Weed Killers in Good House Keeping.
I have to say at first I was a little skeptical. How many of these things are going to actually work? However, other than old fashioned pulling I didn't believe any of them will work. Now, to be honest, other than pulling the weeds, I haven't tried but one other remedy from this list but I am interested to know how many of these work and am willing to try more as time goes on.