• Let There Be Light: How To Build A Gardening Cold Frame

    Fall is approaching, but that doesn't have to mean an all-out-stop to your gardening. Building a cold frame for your garden allows you to grow seasonal plants and produce in inclement weather. Sunlight in, cold air out.  A cold frame consists of a bottomless box frame with a top made of glass and clear plastic...

    By Molly SmithHome & GardenOctober 7, 2015
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    Declaring your home "plastic-free" can seem like a huge undertaking, but it can be quite simple if you abide by a few key rules. The first is that anything plastic you already have in your home gets grandfathered in  - meaning that you don't have to run around throwing everything out! Work with what you've...

    By Madeleine SomervilleHome & GardenOctober 6, 2015
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    Did you know that 15-20 billion pencils are manufactured around the world each year? About 3.6 billion of those pencils are used in the US. That’s a lot of pencils. So what happens to those pencils when they become a little nub too small to write with? Most of them end up in the landfills, which...

    By Chrystal JohnsonInspireOctober 6, 2015

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